Recent Gallery Additions

Pleasant surprise

Heads are turning, camera shutters clicking as this remarkably crisp wall advertisement has been exposed during an upgrade of the Commercial Avenue building that currently houses a “resale” business called New Life. Local social media sites are buzzing with preservation … Continue reading

November 8, 2014

Saturday morning sun drew me to Cap Sante and a nearby pond, where I discovered a variety of birds ranging from Hooded Mergansers to Kingfisher and a seagull doing a swan imitation.

October 30, 2014

Turns out local seagulls and I are attracted to some of the same things. No, not McDonald’s fries in the parking lot. Blue skies, wind and the Fidalgo Island shoreline: in this case Seafarers’ Memorial Park.

October 3, 2014

If you haven’t been there, or visited recently, put the Ship Harbor Trail/boardwalk on your must do list. An incredible community asset, with more “development” in the works.

November 12, 2014

The Port of Anacortes has announced plans to purchase Marine Supply and Hardware Co. from the Demopoulos family. Details are pending, but tentative plans call for the port to maintain the historic buildings on Commercial Avenue, with demolition of some … Continue reading

October 14, 2014

It’s not the best photo in the world, but I was pleased to catch a shot of this Kingfisher sweeping by during a walk on the Guemes Channel Trail near the state ferry terminal.

August 6, 2014

All public comment was positive on Tuesday, July 29 when a Skagit County Jail presentation was made to the City of Mount Vernon Hearing Examiner. The final step in land use permitting of a new jail is the Essential Public … Continue reading