Farmers' Market…on Wednesdays AND Saturdays!

Posted on June 2, 2009 at 6:18 am, by

You can tell it’s spring when the flowers come out & the weaher gets nice & the birds start singing…and the Market gets going, outside. Well, last year, the Market started to  have a Wednesday edition besides appearing on Saturdays, and that’s back in action now – here’s more from Lei Nakatani from Nootka Rose  Continue Reading

Farmers’ Market…on Wednesdays AND Saturdays!

Posted on June 2, 2009 at 6:18 am, by

You can tell it’s spring when the flowers come out & the weaher gets nice & the birds start singing…and the Market gets going, outside. Well, last year, the Market started to  have a Wednesday edition besides appearing on Saturdays, and that’s back in action now – here’s more from Lei Nakatani from Nootka Rose  Continue Reading

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Posted on June 2, 2009 at 6:03 am, by

Pay attention to poetry. Pay attention to music. Pay attention to paintings and sculptures and photo exhibits and ballets and plays. Don’t let all this go unnoticed. Your world is shouting out to you, revealing something intrinsically glorious about itself. Listen carefully. Love art, the way art loves Life. Erin Corra

A hundred books…no sweat….

Posted on June 2, 2009 at 6:00 am, by

Adrienne from the Library wanted you to know about this….hey, you were gonna read a lot this summer, anyway, right? Here’s more: On Wednesday, June 17th, Summer Reading Starts! Everyone can participate in Summer Reading! Adults can enter to win weekly drawings and get books from the Friends of the Library Treasure Cove – or  Continue Reading

Relay for Life profiles: John Boyd

Posted on June 2, 2009 at 5:20 am, by

People help out with Relay for Life for different reasons. Over the next few weeks, let’s hear from some of the folks who are doing the Relay this year. This week, here’s what John Boyd (Sponsorship Chair) has to say: I always thought that the Boy Scout motto of “be prepared” was an apt one.   Continue Reading

Beautiful day for a Carnival…

Posted on June 1, 2009 at 5:48 am, by

It was great to get out in the sun on Saturday with approximately seven million smiling kids at the PTA’s Carnival, behind the elementary school. There was face painting, fortune telling, dunk tanking, that bouncy thing the kids (and some mamas & papas) climb all over, food, and a lot of happy faces.

Sunday at Lime Kiln…

Posted on June 1, 2009 at 5:40 am, by

Folks were taking really long picnics at Lime Kiln State Park yesterday, hoping the resident whales would come along, but the orcas didn’t come by, and Bob Otis (who spends summers tracking their journeys & noting behavior patterns at the lighthouse) told me the orcas haven’t been around for a week or more. Transient killer  Continue Reading

Having a bird over for dinner…

Posted on June 1, 2009 at 5:30 am, by

Jim Maya caught a pigeon guillemot at dinner yesterday…here’s a bit more about the cute little black & white birds & their cute orange feet.

Video of their trip….

Posted on June 1, 2009 at 5:12 am, by

There’s a fellow named Scott (with Nola) who puts videos together he calls “Alaska Travelgrams”…. here’s the one he made as he & Nola flew in with Kenmore Air & visited the island with one of Susie’s Mopeds cars. Check it out –  nice footage (and music) from the air, and of Lime Kiln &  Continue Reading

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Posted on June 1, 2009 at 4:57 am, by

The beauty of a piece of music is not in its technique but in the Soul of its creator; nor is it in the sound vibrations of the piece but in the silence of the Light from which the sound springs. Walter Russell

Duck Soup's happy hour continues….

Posted on June 1, 2009 at 4:20 am, by

I went out to Duck Soup Inn’s new happy hour three weeks ago, and it was pretty neat – they open at 4:30pm-6pm for it, on Fridays – check it out! And…they now are open Wednesday through Sunday!

Duck Soup’s happy hour continues….

Posted on June 1, 2009 at 4:20 am, by

I went out to Duck Soup Inn’s new happy hour three weeks ago, and it was pretty neat – they open at 4:30pm-6pm for it, on Fridays – check it out! And…they now are open Wednesday through Sunday!

History with the fourth graders…

Posted on June 1, 2009 at 12:01 am, by

Remember when you were in school, and history went something like this: TEACHER: Maria, go to the map and find North America .. MARIA: Here it  is. TEACHER: Correct. Now class, who discovered America ? CLASS: Maria. Well, it’s even better now. Amy Hull is teaching the FHES music classes this year, and have they  Continue Reading

Retreat for NLP & hypnosis coming to the island…

Posted on May 30, 2009 at 11:37 pm, by

My friend Marisa in Seattle says they’re coming this way in June: A Course for You If you’ve ever wanted to enhance your practice – or your life – with in-depth knowledge of life coaching, hypnosis, Reiki & NLP, now is the time. This course is where you learn; really learn, about the power of  Continue Reading

Retreat for NLP & hypnosis coming to the island…

Posted on May 30, 2009 at 11:37 pm, by

My friend Marisa in Seattle says they’re coming this way in June: A Course for You If you’ve ever wanted to enhance your practice – or your life – with in-depth knowledge of life coaching, hypnosis, Reiki & NLP, now is the time. This course is where you learn; really learn, about the power of  Continue Reading

Rebecca lands a Fulbright to teach in Spain – wahoo!

Posted on May 29, 2009 at 12:13 pm, by

FHHS grad Rebecca’s proud mom Beth just sent me this – it’s the kind of thing that makes an island proud – way to go Rebecca! Here’s more: Rebecca N. Funke has the honor of being selected by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to receive a Fulbright grant award to teach English in  Continue Reading

Beautiful evening on the island….

Posted on May 29, 2009 at 6:05 am, by

Wasn’t it great yesterday? And it continued into the evening…hope you get out for a walk or a run on the warm spring nights…

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Posted on May 29, 2009 at 5:55 am, by

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year. Paul Sweeney

Writing contest winners announced…

Posted on May 29, 2009 at 5:29 am, by

Last night at the Library, the winners of the 2009 Teen Writing Contest were announced. Stories & poems were read, prizes were awarded, and overall it was cool to have all that literary talent in one spot. This is the seventh year of the program, and with 61 entries this year, it looks like it’s  Continue Reading

Words to live by….

Posted on May 29, 2009 at 5:18 am, by

That’s the way it is, sometimes….  -oo-

But it's so pretty…

Posted on May 29, 2009 at 4:34 am, by

It’s the time of year you see it everywhere, and the pretty yellow flowers on it are why that Scottish guy brought it to Victoria years ago. Well, scotch broom is a noxious weed. A mature plant produces in excess of 10,000 seeds that can be ejected as far as 20 feet.  Since those seeds  Continue Reading

But it’s so pretty…

Posted on May 29, 2009 at 4:34 am, by

It’s the time of year you see it everywhere, and the pretty yellow flowers on it are why that Scottish guy brought it to Victoria years ago. Well, scotch broom is a noxious weed. A mature plant produces in excess of 10,000 seeds that can be ejected as far as 20 feet.  Since those seeds  Continue Reading