Christmas is coming

Published November 26, 2003 / by Steve Berentson

‘Tis the season, so many of this community’s shops and restaurants are preparing for the holidays. This traditional favorite, the poinsettia, is part of the seasonal redecoration at The Dish on the south side of Commercial Avenue. Christmas merchandise ranges from hand-painted tree ornaments to table decorations. See “Holiday delights at the Dish” in the Activities section.

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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