December 13th, 2005

Window shopping

Back in the day, before we had television screens to stare into, many people would spend hours during the Christmas season just walking Commercial Avenue to see special displays painstakingly prepared by merchants. It’s still a good idea, as evidenced by this window display at Maison et Jardin, 404 Commercial Avenue. Drop in and do some shopping while you’re at it. This is a critical season for many local merchants, working hard all year to determine the niche role they can play in the lives of local consumers.

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About Photographer 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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