In the News

September 11, 2004

Sweet music from Africa

Several hundred people were blessed Friday night with song and dance from the African Children’s Choir, a Christian youth choir established in 1984. Members of the choir delighted their audience at a free performance at Brodniak Auditorium in Anacortes under … Continue reading

September 7, 2004

Sweet roses

Our roses took a bit of a thrashing during recent rains, but there are still some beauties, and more yet to bloom. I made mom happy yesterday with delivery of a single Mr. Lincoln. My favorite.

September 5, 2004

Floral snapshots

Peak bloom season is past, but there is still activity in the garden. Pictured here is a busy bee. In addition to the rose, there is a photo of a toad lily (top). Don’t know what the orange blossom is, … Continue reading

September 4, 2004

Farmer’s Market

Vendors come from nearby Skagit Valley and as far away as Whidbey Island (Soggy Bottom Acres) and Snohomish County (Uprising Organics). It is the Anacortes Farmer’s Market, open each Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. through the first week in … Continue reading

September 4, 2004

Sharpe Park hike

August 28, 2004

Cougs are coming

Just a couple of weeks before WSU football hits Seattle to face Colorado, to the delight of thousands of west side Cougars. These photos were taken two years ago when WSU played Colorado in one of the first games played … Continue reading

August 10, 2004

Sunflower season

A bonus from our bird feeder are the sunflowers that have sprouted up in the garden below. These photographs show various stages of development among several plants. The first stage reminds me of something I might see beneath the surface … Continue reading

August 6, 2004

Doors open at new Dish

Housewares and cool stuff: bath, baby, gourmet foods, tabletop, clothing and more. That’s what’s happening at the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon, known affectionately by its customers as “The Dish.” Marianne just made the move back downtown this week, … Continue reading

August 3, 2004

Under the bridge

While I was waiting for the fog to lift, I scrambled around on Pass Island, the centerpoint of two spans at Deception Pass. Photos included wild roses, thistles and moss.

August 2, 2004

Morning at Skyline

A cruise through Skyline Saturday morning yielded some pretty photographs. Fog, which had cleared on the Guemes Channel, still hung over the community. It was a good morning for a walk.

August 1, 2004

A four-deer day

I encountered four deer at separate locations during my morning drive Saturday. Two were in the yards of homes, munching on grass. The third was in a field and the fourth was on the south side of the street as … Continue reading

July 25, 2004

Magic show

It was a day of firsts Saturday for the Magic, a 127-foot yacht launched enroute to a new home on the Great Lakes. A few dozen folks gathered at Dakota Creek Shipyard on the Guemes Channel for the vessel’s christening … Continue reading

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