Morning gift

Published October 15, 2003 / by Steve Berentson

Salvation Army advisory board members were rewarded for their early start Wednesday morning. It was a beautiful sunrise, starting out with shades of orange, then changing quickly to pinks and blues. The upper level of the Salvation Army Anacortes Corps building on “R” Avenue boasts one of the best views in the community.

About Steve Berentson
A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.

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