Inspired by a weekend farmers market booth featuring edible mushrooms, I ventured onto a forest trail this morning at Little Cranberry Lake. I can’t identify these mushrooms, and would not try to pick them, let alone consume them. But it’s fun to locate and photograph them. Stars of the fall season in the Pacific Northwest.
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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