Teri has more room now….

Posted on April 21, 2009 at 5:28 am, by

Teri Gentry moved her studio to the back part of that remodeled green house on Argyle Street (it’s the Carter House part of the Argyle Suites) – you can learn more about the skin care services she offers at her nice, wonderful new website at http://terigentryaesthetics.com/ (designed by the multi-talented Anne Francis). Here’s a bit  Continue Reading

Good island stewards noted…real heroes making life in the islands sustainable…

Posted on April 20, 2009 at 8:00 am, by

The second Sustainable San Juans day was held this past weekend, and by all accounts it went pretty well. Part of the event was the naming of winners of the eight Good Stewardship Awards to folks in the county who are making a difference in keeping the way we do things sustainable…real heroes making sure  Continue Reading

New restaurant in town….

Posted on April 20, 2009 at 12:06 am, by

  You probably noticed the sign change earlier this month – on the first of this month, Mari Lariviere took over the space where Bella Luna has been for ten and a half years (historians, take note: The San Juan Update in November 1998 noted that Bella Luna was the new incarnation of the old  Continue Reading

Our Library…volunteers make it happen!

Posted on April 20, 2009 at 12:05 am, by

Since I volunteer at the Library at times, I got to go to yesterday’s Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon sponsored by the Friends of the Library at the Peppermill. It was great…the food was good, the company was good, and it gave me an appreciation for all the work that gets done at our library. Volunteer coordinator Diana Warner  Continue Reading

The hypnotist was awesome….

Posted on April 20, 2009 at 12:05 am, by

      Scott the hypnotist held 400 people in his hand with his performance Friday night…if you get a chance to ask anyone who was there, they’ll tell you it was pretty cool. That’s (from left) Zack Reitan, Parker Satin, Jimmy Chaffee, and Ryan Cole (front) before the show got going, in a shot by Jim Cole, with  Continue Reading

This quilt…could be yours

Posted on April 20, 2009 at 12:01 am, by

Jill Urbach says this quilt is going to be given to some lucky winner: I wanted to show off this beautiful quilt made by Steve Brumsickle’s 3rd and 4th grade class at Paideia Classical School.  It is being raffled off at their Spring Social on April 25 at the Presbyterian Church.  (You do not need  Continue Reading

Sports update….

Posted on April 20, 2009 at 12:01 am, by

Quick notes: The baseball express rolled on, as the boys thumped Granite Falls Friday night 9-0 before sweeping two at Orcas on Saturday. The softball girls lost their doubleheader at Orcas Saturday, while the soccer boys nearly jumped Washington High in Tacoma Friday night, riding Conor Lanphere’s goal to a 1-1 tie till the hosts  Continue Reading

Stillpoint still accepting applications…

Posted on April 20, 2009 at 12:01 am, by

Dori & Kate at Stillpoint School tell me there is still room: Stillpoint School is pleased to begin accepting applications for the 2009-2010 school year.  Limited spaces are currently available for students entering Kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd  grade. Parents with students entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade are welcome to apply for a space  Continue Reading

New stewardship fund set up, this past weekend….

Posted on April 19, 2009 at 10:42 pm, by

The good folks at the Community Foundation have good news for the continued greening of the island – here’s more: The San Juan Island Community Foundation (SJICF) has established a new fund to promote local non-profit and public organizations and their projects that foster the education and practice of community stewardship of our environmental resources.  Continue Reading

Orbison show online this morning….

Posted on April 19, 2009 at 10:22 pm, by

Since Pat O’Day used to set up dances with Roy Orbison’s band back in the 1960s (with a group called the Wailers, featuring a guy named Kent Morrill), it was only natural he’d set up Sunday night’s show. Last night’s show in the Community Theatre is already online…an outfit called Tour TV Online filmed the  Continue Reading

Quote

Posted on April 19, 2009 at 10:07 pm, by

Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money. Cree Indian Proverb

Quote

Posted on April 19, 2009 at 9:37 am, by

And the night shall be filled with music, and the cares, that infest the day, shall fold their tents, and silently steal away.  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Poisoned waters…keeping yourself informed….

Posted on April 19, 2009 at 6:53 am, by

The equivalent of an Exxon Valdez dumped off our cars into Puget Sound from traffic every couple of years…does that get your attention? I got a note from the People For Puget Sound about a don’t-miss show on tv tonight…here’s more: Please take the time tomorrow night at 9 PM to watch the KCTS-9 special  Continue Reading

New gas station…at Roche!

Posted on April 16, 2009 at 11:24 pm, by

There’s a new little place to get some gas at Roche Harbor…it’s located at the top of the parking lot way in back of the hotel (like, up the hill) – you’ll see it when you first come to the resort.I saw it last week, but wasn’t sure it was open…it is. Far as I  Continue Reading

Forrest Harrison Goodremont – he's here!

Posted on April 16, 2009 at 11:04 pm, by

Thursday Brian reported on Facebook that Rachel delivered the baby in the morning: Thought this would be a good way to let lots of people know that we had our baby today at 11:17am, Islands Hospital Anacortes. All is well. Forrest Harrison Goodremont. Look forward to seeing you all on the island soon.

Forrest Harrison Goodremont – he’s here!

Posted on April 16, 2009 at 11:04 pm, by

Thursday Brian reported on Facebook that Rachel delivered the baby in the morning: Thought this would be a good way to let lots of people know that we had our baby today at 11:17am, Islands Hospital Anacortes. All is well. Forrest Harrison Goodremont. Look forward to seeing you all on the island soon.

The Community Foundation begins its grant cycle…time to apply!

Posted on April 16, 2009 at 11:01 pm, by

I love what our Community Foundation does for our island…take a peek at their website (it’s here: http://www.sjicf.org) and you’ll get the idea (I love their website, by the way…it makes understanding what they do really easy.) Well, it’s time for the annual request for grants – here’s the info from SJICF’s Susan Matthews: The  Continue Reading

Hangin' with the babies….

Posted on April 16, 2009 at 11:01 pm, by

Joyce at the Family Resource Center just got this going for every Tuesday, for you & your infant – here’s more: The Family Resource Center is offering a new drop-in group for parents with infants ages birth to 10 months. It runs each Tuesday from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. The first hour is for  Continue Reading

Hangin’ with the babies….

Posted on April 16, 2009 at 11:01 pm, by

Joyce at the Family Resource Center just got this going for every Tuesday, for you & your infant – here’s more: The Family Resource Center is offering a new drop-in group for parents with infants ages birth to 10 months. It runs each Tuesday from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. The first hour is for  Continue Reading

Restorative yoga…ahhhhh….

Posted on April 15, 2009 at 11:59 pm, by

One of the great things about Stephanie Hubber’s yoga place at Shantaya Yoga (next to the airport, above Ravenhill Construction) is all the different kinds of yoga classes you can take, offered by different instructors. That’s Stephanie getting Adam Saccio ready for the next pose in Restorative Yoga, which the Shantaya website describes like this:  Continue Reading

Back from Antarctica….

Posted on April 15, 2009 at 11:58 pm, by

One of my favorite photographers on the island showed off his photos from his trip to Antarctica at the Whale Museum last month. The crowd that night for Bob Stavers included folks that got turned away for lack of room – it was packed. In the spirit of showing them & you what you missed,  Continue Reading

Lost cat!

Posted on April 15, 2009 at 11:30 pm, by

One of the cool things about reading the Update is helping your neighbors…remember about three years ago when Francesca’s dog was missing, we posted it on the Update, and found that he had swam to Brown Island? Is this important news? Sure – to the folks missing their pet. So here’s a cat you might  Continue Reading

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