Storing and Accessing Digital Photos and Video Clips

Digital follow on: If you have a smart phone or digital camera, it’s easy and free to make good quality digital photos and video clips and then share them via texting, email attachments, or social media. But then what? Delete them from your phone or camera once they’re posted to Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube? Let … Read more Storing and Accessing Digital Photos and Video Clips

Fall Clean Up at the Post Office

Saturday 2010 10 23 The community water tank is holding steady at 10 feet. No sign of the storm. Because Yvonne is chair of the Deer Harbor Community Club Grounds Committee, she is responsible for the health and attractiveness of the grass, gardens, and plantings around the Community Club building and around the Post Office. … Read more Fall Clean Up at the Post Office

Dragging Anchor in Reid Harbor

Stuart Island, one of the San Juan islands in Washington, lies about ten miles northwest of Deer Harbor on Orcas Island. Stuart has two good harbors, Prevost on the northeast side, protected by Satellite Island, and Reid Harbor, in the center of Stuart, its entrance to the southeast. The Stuart Island Marine State Park provides … Read more Dragging Anchor in Reid Harbor

Fremont’s Solstice and Nude Bicycle Parade

We’d heard about Fremont’s annual nude bicycle parade years ago and hadn’t seen it so when Allison and Ted offered to guide us to a good viewing spot on Leary Way we signed up. Like Ballard, Fremont is on the Lake Washington Ship Canal, but further east and with a different character. Though huge condo … Read more Fremont’s Solstice and Nude Bicycle Parade

The Long Accomplishment: A Memoir of Hope and Struggle in Matrimony by Rick Moody

Yvonne enthusiastically recommended the book to me, knowing that I’d like it. She had picked about ten books included on a New York Times 50 best memoirs list I’d forwarded to her when I’d seen it, knowing that good memoirs are her best reading. As usual she was right. Though we’d seen and loved Ang … Read more The Long Accomplishment: A Memoir of Hope and Struggle in Matrimony by Rick Moody

St. Cinders plays Vagabond Dreams and We Think of Baby Gramps

In mid-April 2017 we were in Taos, at the Taos Inn, with friends, on our way to Chimayo, New Mexico, for our annual gathering. We like the Taos Inn but usually stay at the historic Mabel Dodge Luhan House but this night they were full. After dinner at Orlando’s, great Mexican food at the north … Read more St. Cinders plays Vagabond Dreams and We Think of Baby Gramps