Unsustainable Health Care on Orcas

Sunday 2010 10 24 Some wind this morning from the predicted storm but little rain. Water tank at 10 feet. Suzanne, moderator for the Orcas Island Unitarian Universalist Fellowship the last two years reported that her recent moose hunting adventure with husband John in the Bella Coola Valley had been a great success. They had … Read more Unsustainable Health Care on Orcas

May Flowers on Yellow Island

Eleven-acre Yellow Island lies south of Spring Point on southwest Orcas Island and west of Crane Island. In 1979 The Nature Conservancy acquired the island and administers it as a kind of laboratory to study the invasion of grassland by woody plants and how to resist or reverse it. So, for instance, the group does … Read more May Flowers on Yellow Island

Return to the Islands: An Introduction

Ballard, July 2019 Our return feels different Something was different this time going to Orcas and Crane Islands: we felt like tourists more than former residents; less connected, with warm memories of course, and dear friends but we were no longer island people. We had become city people. In February 2014 we had moved from … Read more Return to the Islands: An Introduction