Memory Lane this morning while Mt. Baker was visible,fresh snow swirling near the peak. This photo was taken on a Mt. Baker climb in August 1986. Visible are steam holes enroute to the summit. We were blessed with beautiful skies, not a foregone conclusion on this Pacific Northwest adventure. Photo from a desktop scanner. Have to seek out a high rez scan one of these days…
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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