Sharing Life Stories via Zoom

You’re getting older. You’ve had some interesting experiences. Maybe you’ve learned something you want to share. Or maybe you want to understand how your life became what it did; was it the result of a series of accidents, careful planning, the expression of your character? Sometimes family dinners or reunions are an occasion to share. … Read more Sharing Life Stories via Zoom

Two Sheds and a Rain Shelter in the Trees: Part 2

By the beginning of March I’d raised the frame of the rain shelter, built of 4”x6” treated timbers bolted together, the four corners resting on and fastened to buried concrete piers imbedded in poured concrete mixed in one of our wheelbarrows conveniently located where it was needed. I’d carefully located the four corners and confirmed … Read more Two Sheds and a Rain Shelter in the Trees: Part 2

Two Sheds and a Rain Shelter in the Trees: Part 1

We needed more space; Yvonne for her garden tools and supplies, me for a shop. in January 2007 we’d moved to 240-acre Crane Island just across Pole Pass from Orcas Island and Deer Harbor a bit over a mile away. Our property in Deer Harbor had included a large boathouse we used for a shop … Read more Two Sheds and a Rain Shelter in the Trees: Part 1

Homeowner Association Dues and Fees

2010 10 28 Thursday Almost all Crane Island Association members had responded to the invoices I sent out in late August with September 30th due dates. I was now the association Treasurer, having succeeded Mike Shimasaki, our occasional neighbor two lots down. I had returned bills and checks from all but three of the members; … Read more Homeowner Association Dues and Fees