Anacortes Today Blog

May 14, 2009

Skyline, Anacortes "postcard"

>I’m toying with the idea of creating low resolution “postcards” of the area so blog visitors can send images to their friends and family. Another option for my guests would be to order a beautiful enlargement from the photographer. Yeah, … Continue reading

May 7, 2009

Waterfront Festival boasts impressive roots

> (Note: The Anacortes Waterfront Festival, an event with a dramatic history, is scheduled May 16 & 17 at Cap Sante Boat Haven in downtown Anacortes)By Steve BerentsonSmall town histories suffer from a tendency toward exaggeration – but when it … Continue reading

May 4, 2009

Deception Pass morning

>There is a reason millions of people find their way to Deception Pass each year. This is a flat-out stunning place to visit, any time of year. I shot this photo Sunday morning looking west from the Whidbey Island side … Continue reading

April 24, 2009

Recollections of Electrical Shop

>(Note: Yet another story from my youth, recalled during my days as a columnist for Fidalgo Magazine.)I picked up a magazine the other day and saw an advertisement for a DVD program … touted as an educational program “where virtual … Continue reading

April 9, 2009

Happy boy at water’s edge

>(Note: Another sentimental journey from my period as a columnist for Fidalgo Magazine. Attached photograph is a current shot of Ace of Hearts Creek, to which I make reference in this piece. When I was a boy the creek had … Continue reading

April 8, 2009

Island predators

>I saw a number of bald eagles and hawks on my trip last weekend to Samish Island, but Fidalgo Island boasts its own population of predators. On Tuesday I spent about 45 minutes on March’s Point, much of that time … Continue reading