Garden and Greenhouse on Orcas Island By the summer of 2000 the world had survived Y2K, I had retired, and we were spending much of our time at our house in Deer Harbor on Orcas Island. Yvonne was ready for a vegetable garden. She couldn’t have one in Wonderland Hill in Boulder – a small … Read more How Does Yvonne’s Garden Grow?
Friday We hadn’t been in Boulder since April, just after we moved from Olympia to Boulder. We missed our friends. We wanted to chant up the sun with them on Flagstaff Mountain at dawn on the autumn equinox. Delta had a great deal so Friday morning at 7:20 we caught the 40 bus across the … Read more High Over Boulder, High Over Estes Park
Monday, October 7, 2019 It was blustery when I took my morning walk, west on 57th St. to Shilshole Ave., a bit north and then back on 64th St., listening to Chris Allen’s “The Seattle Files” episode 44, titled “The Cult of Ramtha”, about J. Z. Knight and her supposed channeling of a 35,000 year … Read more Where There’s Smoke
Digital follow on: If you have a smart phone or digital camera, it’s easy and free to make good quality digital photos and video clips and then share them via texting, email attachments, or social media. But then what? Delete them from your phone or camera once they’re posted to Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube? Let … Read more Storing and Accessing Digital Photos and Video Clips
Saturday 2010 10 23 The community water tank is holding steady at 10 feet. No sign of the storm. Because Yvonne is chair of the Deer Harbor Community Club Grounds Committee, she is responsible for the health and attractiveness of the grass, gardens, and plantings around the Community Club building and around the Post Office. … Read more Fall Clean Up at the Post Office
Stuart Island, one of the San Juan islands in Washington, lies about ten miles northwest of Deer Harbor on Orcas Island. Stuart has two good harbors, Prevost on the northeast side, protected by Satellite Island, and Reid Harbor, in the center of Stuart, its entrance to the southeast. The Stuart Island Marine State Park provides … Read more Dragging Anchor in Reid Harbor