Topic: Around Here

What Ryan’s cooking up these days.…

Written on March 16, 2009 at 11:15 pm, by

When I ran into FHHS grad Ryan Browne over the hol­i­days, he told me about his busi­ness, which includ­ed build­ing cob ovens — straw, mud, sand, clay all put togeth­er for the most heat-effi­­cient oven you’ve ever seen. I saw him last night (as you can see, about to fire up the oven)… I asked  Con­tin­ue Reading

St. Paddy’s Dinner raises $14K for local women.…

Written on March 16, 2009 at 11:10 pm, by

Marie Dicristi­na reports that last Sat­ur­day’s din­ner & auc­tion went great (that’s Car­ol Jack­son at the right; here are a gallery of pho­tos from the night): Sorop­ti­mists want to send out a big Irish thank you to all that attend­ed last Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Extrav­a­gan­za Din­ner and Auc­tion. There about 150 atten­dees who helped raised  Con­tin­ue Reading

St. Paddy’s Dinner raises $14K for local women.…

Written on March 16, 2009 at 11:10 pm, by

Marie Dicristi­na reports that last Sat­ur­day’s din­ner & auc­tion went great (that’s Car­ol Jack­son at the right; here are a gallery of pho­tos from the night): Sorop­ti­mists want to send out a big Irish thank you to all that attend­ed last Saturday’s St. Patrick’s Extrav­a­gan­za Din­ner and Auc­tion. There about 150 atten­dees who helped raised  Con­tin­ue Reading

The annexation hearing is Thursday.…

Written on March 16, 2009 at 10:46 pm, by

If you see a mob at the Mullis Cen­ter at 5:30pm on Thurs­day, that’s because the Town Coun­cil has sched­uled a pub­lic hear­ing to review the annex­a­tion of the Buck Prop­er­ty. I asked Rox­an­na from the Town to send me a write­up of the pro­posed annex­a­tion, zon­ing, and devel­op­er agree­ment — here it is…check it out.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Pay it forward.…on the island. An approach to barter here.…

Written on March 16, 2009 at 11:10 am, by

Hi Ian, Love the new web­site! Great job. I recent­ly saw a piece on Good Morn­ing Amer­i­ca on a “time bank” and thought it would be per­fect for our small com­mu­ni­ty. Please check out this page. It’s a way to pay it for­ward for ser­vices you can offer to some­one in exchange for their ser­vices.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Eatin’ doughnuts on a rainy day.…

Written on March 16, 2009 at 9:18 am, by

That’s my pal Joan­na at the Rocky Bay on Sun­day morning…she and her mom Shan­non Evans (who teach­es at FHES) were check­ing things out after church.

What’s up for the kids, this summer?

Written on March 15, 2009 at 10:27 pm, by

Deb­bi wrote and says she’s look­ing to make a com­plete guide for kids about what they can do this sum­mer — and she needs your help. Here’s more: Hey, Ian! I have a favor to ask. I’m work­ing on the SJI Sum­mer Activ­i­ty Cal­en­dar for our Youth 2009. This will be our third year to offer  Con­tin­ue Reading

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Written on March 15, 2009 at 3:34 pm, by

Have you noticed that what­ev­er sport you’re try­ing to learn, some earnest per­son is always telling you to keep your knees bent? Dave Barry