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Hancock to take over vacant spot…Judge Linde service set for Saturday

Posted on December 9, 2009 at 2:05 pm, by

The County tells me that Alan R. Hancock has been appointed as the Superior Court judge to cover that spot since John Linde passed away. Also, it has been announced that the service has been set – here’s more from Torrey at the Presbyterian Church: A Memorial Service for John Linde will be held at  Continue Reading

Using color & making beautiful pictures….

Posted on December 9, 2009 at 1:18 pm, by

Annie Howell-Adams is the featured artist at the Community Theatre this month (SJCT hangs folks’ work in the lobby – be sure & check it out next time you’re there!) You can also see what she’s been up to on her blog at http://www.dailyoilpainting.blogspot.com/…she does great work!

Using color & making beautiful pictures….

Posted on December 9, 2009 at 1:18 pm, by

Annie Howell-Adams is the featured artist at the Community Theatre this month (SJCT hangs folks’ work in the lobby – be sure & check it out next time you’re there!) You can also see what she’s been up to on her blog at http://www.dailyoilpainting.blogspot.com/…she does great work!

Sun bean… :)

Posted on December 9, 2009 at 1:11 pm, by

That was the way it looked at The Naked Bean this morning with the bright sunshine streaming in on this cold day….

Photo Club this weekend…

Posted on December 9, 2009 at 1:07 pm, by

The Photo Club is meeting at 2pm at the Naked Bean on Sunday this weekend…organizer Tim Dustrude says it’s a chance to to bring your camera & compare notes with others. Come on by!

Coming to sing for you….

Posted on December 9, 2009 at 11:40 am, by

The Island Carolers have been doing it for two decades – all you have to do is call them up & they’ll come sing for your party or get-together for free…it’s part of the holiday cheer. Here’s the word from Jane Dill, who is in the group: Holidays with the Island Carolers: Can it really  Continue Reading

Festival of Trees goes great…

Posted on December 8, 2009 at 12:37 am, by

Gallery of islanders dressed up for the Festival of Trees….. It’s been the Community Theatre’s big fundraiser since the days when SJCT got underway, and it’s always fun. Besides the entertainment, and the auctions, and the food, and the wine, and the fun of all that, it’s fun to see folks from around the island  Continue Reading

Not a pub crawl, it's a Santa crawl…..

Posted on December 8, 2009 at 12:16 am, by

I found these Santa crawl folks in the street when I was going between the Bean & Pazzo Vivo on Saturday night….

Not a pub crawl, it’s a Santa crawl…..

Posted on December 8, 2009 at 12:16 am, by

I found these Santa crawl folks in the street when I was going between the Bean & Pazzo Vivo on Saturday night….

Office news….

Posted on December 8, 2009 at 12:12 am, by

Hey, I had things to tell you about things going on in our offices at the Guard Electric Building: • Frankie & Melissa Guard have TWO offices open to rent – the one Dan & Andi Zehring were in for a long time, and mine with By Design (as part of my downsizing, I’m moving  Continue Reading

Got your tree?

Posted on December 7, 2009 at 11:59 pm, by

One place you can get your Christmas tree this year is from the Nash Family…Pat & Becky and the kids (yep, you heard right – Charles & Margaret turned 17 on Sunday, and Jordan’s back from college next week) are selling trees on the front yard of what was Latitude 48 (and soon will be  Continue Reading

Judge's autopsy set for today or tomorrow…

Posted on December 7, 2009 at 11:59 pm, by

A memorial service for John Linde is planned for 11:30 a.m Saturday., at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church, with a reception afterwards at 1 p.m. at the Yacht Club. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that a full autopsy will be conducted early this week to determine the cause of John Linde’s death last Thursday in Hawaii, while  Continue Reading

Judge’s autopsy set for today or tomorrow…

Posted on December 7, 2009 at 11:59 pm, by

A memorial service for John Linde is planned for 11:30 a.m Saturday., at Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church, with a reception afterwards at 1 p.m. at the Yacht Club. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that a full autopsy will be conducted early this week to determine the cause of John Linde’s death last Thursday in Hawaii, while  Continue Reading

Music in the cafes at night…..

Posted on December 7, 2009 at 11:52 pm, by

Besides the excitement of several hundred people at the Community Theatre for the Festival of Trees, there was music downtown, too. It was great to see singer-songwriter Daniel Finn weave his magic at The Naked Bean…I love the way he takes words and makes them sing, and you end up with the chorus stuck in  Continue Reading

Yup, it's cold….

Posted on December 7, 2009 at 10:54 pm, by

Maybe it’s changed, but the last time I looked at the weather report in the navigation bar at the top of this page, it said it wasn’t gonna get above freezing till Wednesday, when things fire up to 36 or so. Throw another log on the fire.

Yup, it’s cold….

Posted on December 7, 2009 at 10:54 pm, by

Maybe it’s changed, but the last time I looked at the weather report in the navigation bar at the top of this page, it said it wasn’t gonna get above freezing till Wednesday, when things fire up to 36 or so. Throw another log on the fire.

300! Wahoo!

Posted on December 7, 2009 at 7:54 pm, by

Monday night, it finally happened – longtime Paradise Lanes bowler Jim Cumming rolled a perfect 300 in league. Manager Scott Olinger says he’s glad it was Jim, because Jim works on his game, and occasionally even bowls in off-island tournaments. He also helps Scott with youth bowling, including the enrichment program at the school. Scott  Continue Reading

Housesitting at its best….

Posted on December 7, 2009 at 12:07 am, by

I had run across a well-written blog 2-3 months ago by & about a couple from the Chicago area that was trying to move here. Titled “Love in the Time of Foreclosure,” Stephanie Walker reviews the way she & Bob landed a housesitting gig here on San Juan Island, details their move here, and offers  Continue Reading

A couple of kids, surrounded by love…

Posted on December 7, 2009 at 12:01 am, by

Well, I have two stories here…both involve little babies & what they have going on in their first few days here on this plane. The stories are by Debbie from Roche Harbor Market, and from Sandy at the Town. Let’s start with Debbie: As some of you may know, Sophia Grace Krieg was taken to  Continue Reading

A gift of love…

Posted on December 7, 2009 at 12:01 am, by

Steve Cutting asked if he could share this little write up about Debbie’s special gift for giving…I love the story, and hope you will, too: Christmas is supposed to be about giving right? It is better to give than receive! I have heard that since I was an infant. Such easy words but not so  Continue Reading

One….

Posted on December 6, 2009 at 11:58 pm, by

Every so often you get an old song stuck in your head & just can’t get it out….does that happen to you? Today’s head-sticker is “One,” a Harry Nillson song recorded by Three Dog Night…see what you think of this live version in ’81….

Flea Market! This Saturday!

Posted on December 6, 2009 at 12:15 am, by

Rev at the Fairgrounds reports: The San Juan County Fair will host a holiday Flea Market & Craft Fair, Saturday, December 12, in the Main building at the fairgrounds. Craft vendors will have lots of holiday gift items on sale and there will be plenty of the usual flea market bargains. The market is open  Continue Reading

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