Lil’ chickies

Published April 3, 2007 / by Steve Berentson

Monday’s mail at my brother’s house included an extraordinary package … a small box containing 25 assorted chicks. If all goes according to plan, I’ll soon be enjoying the “fruits” of their labor. At first glance, the little chick in the background looks like a baby penguin.

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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