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Summer in Western Washington

Other than our month in the Canadian Rockies, we planned on spending our summer in and around the Seattle area.  Our son and his family planned on buying a home and we wanted to help.   805 more words

RV Travel

Seasonal Life = Friendships on Fast Forward

Friendships are a rich, life-giving, healing, magic-perpetuating substance of the gods. For a lot of us, they’re the peanut butter that holds together our PB&J during rough times, and the extra sprinkles on top of our honey lavender ice cream when we’re having a good day (because we get to share it with someone!). 1,158 more words


European Green Crab Found In San Juan Island Waters

SEATTLE (AP) — A team of volunteer monitors have found an invasive green crab in the waters of Westcott Bay on San Juan Island.

The confirmation marks the first time that this global invader has been found in Washington state’s inland waters. 100 more words


The llama nuns of Shaw

Our second day in the San Juan Islands was focused around a very special visit to Our Lady of the Rock, a monastery and working farm on Shaw Island. 762 more words

Have you seen J14 ? (Washington state, USA)

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016. The killer whale known as J14 or Samish was last photographed by a Center for Whale Research staff member on August 3, 2016. 132 more words

Endangered Biodiversity

Island Life

When I pictured myself living on an island, I saw white sandy beaches, I heard the sound of waves crashing on the shore, I smelled a hint of coconut blowing in the breeze, and I tasted a refreshing tropical piña colada (of course!). 237 more words


I have a feeling I'm not in Minnesota anymore....

Exactly one month ago (has it really been a full month??) I fulfilled a lifelong dream and moved to San Juan Island. And after driving through those mountains, I’m never moving back! 278 more words