On the Rocks

On the Rocks

Grounded on Crescent Beach   I drove by this boat yesterday morning. I am happy to report that it was floating and on its way in the afternoon. Seeing it listing and stuck reminded me of the current state of the Ferry System. This week has been truly remarkable...
Happy September

Happy September

Morning Fog in Olga   The month dawned and brought the fog with it.  Feels like fall is not too far away. What a summer this has been!  Downtown Eastsound has been busy despite the ferry issues and road construction.  There have been so many great outdoors...
Summer!

Summer!

I got to play tour guide this week as my brother and his child came to visit.  We kayaked, played mini golf, jumped into Cascade and Mountain Lake, climbed the tower at Mt Constitution, picked blackberries and sampled ice cream.  Ah, summer!  It is fun to see the...
Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead

Bit by Bit. Prune Alley is getting done.   Great news from the County: San Juan County is honoring the opening of Prune Alley with a “Celebration of Access” event on Thursday, September 1 at 6pm. The public is invited to join County officials and...
Home Again, Home Again!

Home Again, Home Again!

Early morning ferry with fog   I am back from my annual camping trip to Flathead Lake. Rested, rejuvenated and not too sunburned.  The morning fog and slightly cooler temps feel just right after a week of 90+ and nearby wildfires. I return to an island in full...
The Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer

Hello all. Ed Andrews here. I’m filling in for Hilary while she takes a much deserved break to spend time with family. The last time I did this, I didn’t explain who I was or even give my last name. Well, as a result of that, I caught heat from some of you. I get it....