> It was an evening to remember. We’ve talked about it for awhile, and we finally got it done … a gathering of Berentson men at the Edison Inn, less than a mile from where Grandfather Marion O. Berentson was born. Pictured here (l. to r.) are Dave, Duane, Richard, Steve and Dan. Dave and […]
> During a recent visit with my former boss, newspaper editor/publisher Wallie Funk, he recalled this shot as one of his favorites from my tenure with him as a photojournalist. Don’t recall how I happened to be there, but I remember the shot was taken through the glass of a tank at an Oak Harbor […]
> I’ve never owned a boat, but I’ve enjoyed many owned by others … both as a guest on board, and as a “vicarious” adventurer watching from the shore. I escaped the heat of the house Monday evening on a drive that took me to the crest of Cap Sante. I could hear light conversation […]
> It’s a giant garage sale, with a vendor or two thrown in. Anacortes residents know this annual event as Shipwreck Day, an opportunity not only to score on some great deals, but to experience some great people-watching. This boxload of wooden pulleys caught my eye. I took the shot, then converted it to “art” […]
Sunday morning sun drew me to downtown Anacortes, where I often enjoy taking photographs of sun-splashed buildings and shop windows. This shot was taken outside of historic Marine Supply & Hardware, just a block or two from the Guemes Channel and busy Port of Anacortes docks.
This is Liberace, the little guy who rules the roost at my brother’s house. There are a dozen or so beautiful hens to photograph, but for some reason I opted to single out Liberace on a brief Saturday afternoon visit. I was rewarded with a peck on the ankle the moment I turned my back. […]
It was a sentimental journey this week when I joined this group of community journalism “characters” in beautiful downtown Coupeville. Instigator of the gathering was Wallie Funk, ex-newspaper publisher and one-time employer of several in attendance. Later, while our friends waited for a temporarily disabled ferry at Keystone, Wallie and I connected with Mary Obee […]
> As I often do, I attended the annual Memorial Day service conducted at Grand View Cemetery by members of VFW and American Legion organizations. This year, however, I also visited the gravesite of my father, Buehl Berentson (pictured above at age 18 or 19). Dad, who died in November 2007, served in the U.S. […]