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Notes around town & around the island…

Posted on November 11, 2009 at 2:00 am, by

Little known things that’ll keep you in the know: • Looks like the Rocky Bay Cafe is going for the longer hours – here’s more from John: Dear Ian, I thought I would let you know that the Rocky Bay Cafe’ will once again be serving dinner.  We will offer the entire lunch menu and  Continue Reading

Notes around town & around the island…

Posted on November 11, 2009 at 2:00 am, by

Little known things that’ll keep you in the know: • Looks like the Rocky Bay Cafe is going for the longer hours – here’s more from John: Dear Ian, I thought I would let you know that the Rocky Bay Cafe’ will once again be serving dinner.  We will offer the entire lunch menu and  Continue Reading

Out for a ride…

Posted on November 11, 2009 at 1:24 am, by

This photo came to me from Norris Palmer, and perfectly captured the joy of the moment, when one is out for a ride with a friend….

Happy song to start your day….

Posted on November 11, 2009 at 1:01 am, by

After you listen to this one, you’ll find yourself humming it all day long, so be careful….from NeverShoutNever:

Bob's here to help you….

Posted on November 11, 2009 at 12:17 am, by

Since he retired earlier this year, he’s kept a low profile, but there’s no one better than Bob Schwartzberg to offer this class…here’s more from the Library’s Beth Helstien: Foundation Research Workshop The San Juan Island Library is offering a workshop on Tuesday, November 17, from noon to 1:30 on using the Foundation Directory Database  Continue Reading

Bob’s here to help you….

Posted on November 11, 2009 at 12:17 am, by

Since he retired earlier this year, he’s kept a low profile, but there’s no one better than Bob Schwartzberg to offer this class…here’s more from the Library’s Beth Helstien: Foundation Research Workshop The San Juan Island Library is offering a workshop on Tuesday, November 17, from noon to 1:30 on using the Foundation Directory Database  Continue Reading

Run, ladies, run!

Posted on November 11, 2009 at 12:16 am, by

When I ran into Kerry Andrews & Boo Boo James the other day they said they had a new website to help women on the island know about chances to run & to show off (a little) how cool it is to run here. There are tons of pictures at http://runladiesrun.com/ – check ‘em out!  Continue Reading

A permanent place for Farmers' Market?

Posted on November 11, 2009 at 12:01 am, by

The Chamber is sponsoring this event – hope you can make it! Here’s more from Vernadel: Join the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce for a special session on the proposed Farmer’s Market Building on Nichols Street. Lovel Pratt will share information about the project and Cathaleen Cavanagh will discuss concerns about the project. Thursday,  Continue Reading

A permanent place for Farmers’ Market?

Posted on November 11, 2009 at 12:01 am, by

The Chamber is sponsoring this event – hope you can make it! Here’s more from Vernadel: Join the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce for a special session on the proposed Farmer’s Market Building on Nichols Street. Lovel Pratt will share information about the project and Cathaleen Cavanagh will discuss concerns about the project. Thursday,  Continue Reading

Notes from around town…

Posted on November 10, 2009 at 1:06 am, by

Here are a few things you might have heard about… • Longtime islanders know about Vivian Burnett’s Dolphin Arts/Cotton Cotton Cotton shop, which she sold to Christine Mays (she & Jimmy Mays got married in June 2007 – scroll to the bottom of this retro-news blast from the San Juan Update for their picture). Great  Continue Reading

Hugs, and where to give them…

Posted on November 10, 2009 at 12:59 am, by

It was about a month or two ago that I mentioned in passing that people need twelve hugs a day to stay emotionally & spiritually healthy. Remember that? Since then, I’ve gotten a bit of a landslide of mail suggesting different ways you can get your quota in…see what you think: • Go to the  Continue Reading

What…more Halloween pix?

Posted on November 10, 2009 at 12:50 am, by

Well, yeah! Melina sent over this little collage from the Library – click here to see the large version (so you can really see the people!)

When graphic artists get bored….

Posted on November 10, 2009 at 12:46 am, by

Since San Juan Island has more artists & photographers & graphic artists & musicians than any place you ever saw, here’s a bit about what happens when graphic artists get bored.

The shape of island wine…

Posted on November 10, 2009 at 12:03 am, by

If there’s anyone who knows about wine here on the island, it’s Stan Reitan. He files this report about San Juan Vineyards on his BeLucid wine blog: check it out.

Where the salmon & chickens are….

Posted on November 9, 2009 at 6:16 pm, by

Couple of ideas for getting fresh salmon: • Matt at Compost-It (next to Roy’s Coffee, on the corner next to Ferry Lot B) sells salmon he catches around here, there…check with him & Maureen about when he’ll have some next (Josie & I got some last week, and it was good….) • Dianna Hoffman with  Continue Reading

Where the salmon & chickens are….

Posted on November 9, 2009 at 6:16 pm, by

Couple of ideas for getting fresh salmon: • Matt at Compost-It (next to Roy’s Coffee, on the corner next to Ferry Lot B) sells salmon he catches around here, there…check with him & Maureen about when he’ll have some next (Josie & I got some last week, and it was good….) • Dianna Hoffman with  Continue Reading

Healthy Heart series continues….

Posted on November 9, 2009 at 1:40 pm, by

San Juan Healthcare’s series of free classes continues this week with San Juan Holistic Healthcare‘s Mark Earnhart, who will be discussing “The Holistic Approach to a Healthy Heart.” The class is Thursday – here’s more.

Smiling faces….

Posted on November 9, 2009 at 1:22 pm, by

I asked Mark Gardner if I could occasionally post some of his work, and he nicely said, “Sure!” so here’s the senior portrait he did with FHHS senior Hannah Laws (above). You can see more islanders (mostly) that he’s photographed in this gallery – see who you know!

Remember: Tuesday night it's Vietnamese food, Wednesday it's Laotian…

Posted on November 9, 2009 at 1:17 pm, by

Hey, it’s my job to let you know something is great around here, and I was glad that meant I had to check out what’s going on at the Golden Triangle. So last Tuesday (which is the night that Avon is featuring Vietnamese dishes) and Wednesday (the night for Laotian food) I dropped by &  Continue Reading

Remember: Tuesday night it’s Vietnamese food, Wednesday it’s Laotian…

Posted on November 9, 2009 at 1:17 pm, by

Hey, it’s my job to let you know something is great around here, and I was glad that meant I had to check out what’s going on at the Golden Triangle. So last Tuesday (which is the night that Avon is featuring Vietnamese dishes) and Wednesday (the night for Laotian food) I dropped by &  Continue Reading

First the campaign, now the budget…

Posted on November 9, 2009 at 1:00 pm, by

When I saw newly-elected Town Council member Felix Menjivar at the grocery store on Thursday last week, he had just come from Thursday’s meetings, and is carrying his budget briefing papers along with his trademark grin.

Senior Tigers advance to championship, Juniors end great season…

Posted on November 9, 2009 at 12:28 pm, by

In 2008, Sedro Woolley beat Friday Harbor’s sixth and seventh grade Junior team in the championship. 2009 split up the Junior and Senior teams, with the now seventh and eighth graders hoped to counter the defeat by playing in the championships again. Here’s the report from special football correspondent Kris Brown (drop by Printonyx for  Continue Reading

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