Amnesty International's Community Write-A-Thon is tonight…

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 11:19 am, by

Hey, I saw this little flyer that says AI is having a session to write letter tonight at the Bean – here’s the deal, from the flyer: Amnesty International’s Community Write-A-Thon Second Thursday of each month – 4:30 to 6:30pm At the Naked Bean Cafe/150 First Street, across from Steps Thursday,  Sept. 10: Stop Violence  Continue Reading

Amnesty International’s Community Write-A-Thon is tonight…

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 11:19 am, by

Hey, I saw this little flyer that says AI is having a session to write letter tonight at the Bean – here’s the deal, from the flyer: Amnesty International’s Community Write-A-Thon Second Thursday of each month – 4:30 to 6:30pm At the Naked Bean Cafe/150 First Street, across from Steps Thursday,  Sept. 10: Stop Violence  Continue Reading

Blues night… it's always good….

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 1:00 am, by

When was the last time you dropped by Blues Night at Pazzo Vivo? It’s about time…it’s every Wednesday night from 6-9pm, so make your plans now….

Blues night… it’s always good….

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 1:00 am, by

When was the last time you dropped by Blues Night at Pazzo Vivo? It’s about time…it’s every Wednesday night from 6-9pm, so make your plans now….

Drivin' around….

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 12:54 am, by

That’s Andrew Seltser for San Juan Taxi, with his friend Lupin yesterday, on the streets of Friday Harbor. -oo-

Drivin’ around….

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 12:54 am, by

That’s Andrew Seltser for San Juan Taxi, with his friend Lupin yesterday, on the streets of Friday Harbor. -oo-

Support the church with your coffee….

Posted on September 10, 2009 at 12:29 am, by

One of the fundraisers at Christ the King (who celebrate their fifth anniversary on the island this weekend) is that you can buy coffee from Camano Island Coffee Roasters & a chunk goes to CTK…here’s more from CTK’s Jim Cole: Coffee With a Conscience Finally… a coffee that helps you sleep at night. Camano Island  Continue Reading

Mellow morning to you….

Posted on September 9, 2009 at 9:15 pm, by

Hoping you have a laidback day as the summer starts to fade…. here’s a little bit of the Grateful Dead, with Ripple. -oo-

Gospel Jazz this weekend & next – it's gonna rock (or whatever it is jazz does)

Posted on September 9, 2009 at 6:15 pm, by

Ran into Kathleen Wilson at the grocery store & she said, “It’s gonna be great.” Saw Archie Brooks & he told me, “You won’t believe it.” Checked in with Roberta Leed & she says, “It’s amazing, and it will amaze you.” Stuff like that gets my attention, so Sunday I called Richard Barker & asked  Continue Reading

Gospel Jazz this weekend & next – it’s gonna rock (or whatever it is jazz does)

Posted on September 9, 2009 at 6:15 pm, by

Ran into Kathleen Wilson at the grocery store & she said, “It’s gonna be great.” Saw Archie Brooks & he told me, “You won’t believe it.” Checked in with Roberta Leed & she says, “It’s amazing, and it will amaze you.” Stuff like that gets my attention, so Sunday I called Richard Barker & asked  Continue Reading

Bonnie's moving on….

Posted on September 9, 2009 at 5:29 pm, by

Just spoke to Bonnie today & found out that she’s leaving the County United Way at the end of the year. I rejected her resignation request but her board OK’d it anyway, so she’ll be finishing up this last quarter & then moving to Anacortes with Chuck…here’s more: United Way of San Juan County Executive  Continue Reading

Bonnie’s moving on….

Posted on September 9, 2009 at 5:29 pm, by

Just spoke to Bonnie today & found out that she’s leaving the County United Way at the end of the year. I rejected her resignation request but her board OK’d it anyway, so she’ll be finishing up this last quarter & then moving to Anacortes with Chuck…here’s more: United Way of San Juan County Executive  Continue Reading

Climate change: What does the future hold for our marine ecosystem?

Posted on September 9, 2009 at 5:18 pm, by

My good friend Rachel from the Marine Labs sent me this bit about a lecture on Monday with Nathan Mantua that you won’t want to miss: Past and Future Climate Change Impacts on Northwest Marine Ecosystems Is climate really that important for our coastal marine ecosystems?  In this presentation, I will review historical records that  Continue Reading

Just today: Happy 9/9/09!

Posted on September 9, 2009 at 2:22 am, by

When I played soccer, back in the day, my number was #9. Diggin’ it. And you too – find your own good reason. Hate to waste a perfectly good numerically interesting day, don’t ya think? (Besides being Nancy Hanson’s birthday – she had one on 9/9/99, too – the San Juan Update for 9/9/99 also  Continue Reading

Brightening the grey days….

Posted on September 9, 2009 at 12:23 am, by

Saw Pat watering these flowers out front of Island Studios this weekend…a nice counterpoint to grey days.

Matt's on track…

Posted on September 9, 2009 at 12:01 am, by

Did you hear that FHHS grad & Western Washington U senior Matt Cowell won the Bellingham Amateur golf tourney this past weekend? Here’s more.

Matt’s on track…

Posted on September 9, 2009 at 12:01 am, by

Did you hear that FHHS grad & Western Washington U senior Matt Cowell won the Bellingham Amateur golf tourney this past weekend? Here’s more.

Pick the right one…

Posted on September 9, 2009 at 12:01 am, by

A friend of mine has not one but two job offers (you know who you are….) She asked me which one she should take – the one she hated, but the money was good, or the one that made her heart sing, but would leave her dirt-poor for the next 8o years. I tend towards  Continue Reading

Happy hour…it's back at Duck Soup!

Posted on September 8, 2009 at 12:55 pm, by

Anna Lisa just dropped me a note: Hi Ian- We are celebrating the end of a great summer season with the return of Friday Happy Hour at the Duck Soup Inn next Friday the 11th from 4:30 to 6. We are offering all our cocktails, wine by the glass & appetizers at half off. So  Continue Reading

Happy hour…it’s back at Duck Soup!

Posted on September 8, 2009 at 12:55 pm, by

Anna Lisa just dropped me a note: Hi Ian- We are celebrating the end of a great summer season with the return of Friday Happy Hour at the Duck Soup Inn next Friday the 11th from 4:30 to 6. We are offering all our cocktails, wine by the glass & appetizers at half off. So  Continue Reading

The president's speech for the kids….

Posted on September 8, 2009 at 12:35 pm, by

Reckon I don’t pay enough attention – lotta people said the president’s speech for the kids around the country was awful enough that  school districts should cover their eyes & not let ’em see it. I checked the speech out for you (that’s what I do) and decided to take a chance & go ahead  Continue Reading

The president’s speech for the kids….

Posted on September 8, 2009 at 12:35 pm, by

Reckon I don’t pay enough attention – lotta people said the president’s speech for the kids around the country was awful enough that  school districts should cover their eyes & not let ’em see it. I checked the speech out for you (that’s what I do) and decided to take a chance & go ahead  Continue Reading