Topic: Around Here

Getting to know your firefighters…

Written on June 25, 2009 at 8:34 am, by

The Town has a series called “Meet Your Fire­fight­ers”… Keri from the Town says that this mon­th’s cou­ple is Vick­ie & John Miller. Here’s more: It is said oppo­sites attract, and that is ever so evi­dent for Vic­to­ria and John. She was raised on a dairy farm in What­com Coun­ty. On the oth­er hand, John grew  Con­tin­ue Reading

Photowalk — time to sign up!

Written on June 25, 2009 at 7:24 am, by

One of the best things to do is shoot pho­tos, because you love pho­tog­ra­phy. One of the oth­er best things to do is to shoot pic­tures with friends, and that’s what Tim Dus­trude (here’s his work) is set­ting up for next month. Here’s more: I am excit­ed to announce that I will be lead­ing a  Con­tin­ue Reading

Buy Local, Eat Local, Hypnotize Local…

Written on June 25, 2009 at 12:30 am, by

I dropped by Rebec­ca­’s Lim­baSlim pre­sen­ta­tion at the library last week and it was cool — she’s knowl­edge­able, she’s got a good prod­uct, and she’s fun­ny — it’s a good deal. Now she’s expand­ed that into a hyp­nother­a­py prac­tice in Fri­day Har­bor — here’s more from her press release: Rebec­ca Barnard has opened a cer­ti­fied  Con­tin­ue Reading

A poem for ya.…

Written on June 24, 2009 at 9:48 am, by

I had this run­ning around in my head this morn­ing, and want­ed to share it with you: The Peace of Wild Things by Wen­dell Berry When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down  Con­tin­ue Reading

Notes around the island.…

Written on June 24, 2009 at 8:18 am, by

Stuff you might be inter­est­ed in: • Did you notice that islander Lind­sey Spauld­ing was exec­u­tive pro­duc­er Mary McLa­glen’s assis­tant in the cred­its for The Pro­pos­al, play­ing tonight & tomor­row & till next week at the Palace The­atre? She grad­u­at­ed from FHHS about ten years ago & then from Van­der­bilt. • John Sin­clair took pho­tos at  Con­tin­ue Reading

FHHS Graduation, revisted.…

Written on June 24, 2009 at 5:00 am, by

Hey, here’s a cou­ple of places to go to to see what grad­u­a­tion & the senior all-nighter looked like… Grad Night 2009 — Here’s the site (click here!) that details the evening after the cer­e­mo­ny was over, as the seniors rode the Pin­tail to Jones Island for a spell, back to the hyp­no­tist at the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Big hair & all that.…

Written on June 23, 2009 at 10:53 pm, by

Gretchen from Whid­bey Island Bank says they have a team for Relay for Life: Whid­bey Island Bank has assem­bled a team of both bank and com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers this year, to par­tic­i­pate in the 25th year anniver­sary of Relay For Life. We are very excit­ed, and proud to be a part of this fan­tas­tic event. In hon­or of  Con­tin­ue Reading

Francie’s art is on display.…

Written on June 23, 2009 at 7:13 am, by

If you get a chance, drop by the Naked Bean, where Fran­cie Hansen was hang­ing her recy­cled art yes­ter­day on the wall on the Thai Kitchen side of the cof­fee­house. Cool stuff, clev­er­ly put together…check it out! ‑oo-