Anacortes Today Blog

January 30, 2019

Thinking like a boy

This image demonstrates the fact that I still see and act like a boy, if only on rare occasion. I spotted the very small mushroom on the forest floor at the edge of a trail, and after brief deliberation concluded … Continue reading

January 16, 2019

Canadian vessel

Entering Padilla Bay from the Swinomish Channel Wednesday morning is the “Pacific Sentinel,” a response vessel from the Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC).

January 8, 2019


I didn’t have much time to do anything other than to grab my camera when this eagle made a guest appearance in our neighborhood. This is a “fly-by” shot at he opted to fly over our roof and off into … Continue reading

January 7, 2019

Working the pass

From my files, 2005. Dunlap tug “Rosario” taking logs through Deception Pass … a Pacific Northwest scene that has become increasingly rare.

January 6, 2019

Trails beckon!

This lone hiker makes his way from Bowman Bay to Rosario Beach. A stunning trail!

December 31, 2018

Happy New Year!

What a wonderful way to usher in the New Year! Iconic Mt. Baker was the icing on the cake for this final day of 2018.

December 22, 2018

‘We’re workin’ here!’

It takes very challenging conditions to keep tugs from their work. The Crowley tug Nanuo is pictured here crossing paths with the Skagit County Guemes Ferry on Thursday.

December 17, 2018

Big tug, small tug

Crossing paths Saturday on the Guemes Channel are the Garth Foss (foreground) and the Rich Paddy, a tractor tug.

December 4, 2018

Lifetime commitment

Bald eagles on Fidalgo Island shoreline.

November 20, 2018

Central Whidbey farmland

Let this image stand as evidence that I do leave Fidalgo Island from time to time. Granted, Whidbey Island isn’t too far from home…

November 19, 2018

Days gone by

Rusty implement on the inside wall of a Central Whidbey Island outbuilding.

October 27, 2018

Sunny Saturday stroll

Saturday, October 27 at Cap Sante Marina. A wonderful place for a walk with a friend.