Poetry workshop… this weekend….

Posted on March 30, 2009 at 5:16 pm, by

Adriennne at the Library has a special poetry workshop this weekend at 2pm on Saturday – I’m going to go, and hope you have a chance to, too: I was hoping you could help me spread the word about an upcoming poetry workshop at the Library on Saturday, April 4th from 2-5 in the Meeting  Continue Reading

Catherine: Promoted to VP

Posted on March 30, 2009 at 6:22 am, by

Bob Coleman at Islanders Bank wrote in: The Bank is pleased to announce the following Officer promotion approved by The Board of Directors of Islanders Bank at the March 26, 2009 Board Meeting: Catherine Kenney to Vice President of Network Administration. Catherine has been with Islanders Bank since February of 2003 and we feel very  Continue Reading

Russian Soprano to Serenade the Island

Posted on March 30, 2009 at 6:02 am, by

When the kids were setting up for their concert last Friday, they told me there was a guy who came & played on the piano & rehearsed with a woman who was awesome…I asked around a little, and found out it was the sister of the Spring Street International School’s music teacher – and she  Continue Reading

The Hiyu is back for a spell….

Posted on March 30, 2009 at 2:23 am, by

The little ferry that could is filling in while the Elwha is repaired. In yesterday’s sunny harbor, the Hiyu took over the interisland route as the spring schedule went into effect.

The kids are alright… musicians send $1400+ to Uganda

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 10:19 pm, by

Friday night it was something special… in a bold move towards helping kids in Uganda, six music acts from the island (or formerly from the island) banded together onstage at the Presbyterian Church to raise funds for The Invisible Children (here’s more about the organization, the cause, and the kids it is trying to help).  Continue Reading

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Posted on March 29, 2009 at 10:04 pm, by

Naturally the common people don’t want war; neither in Russia, nor in England, nor in America, nor in Germany. That is understood. But after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine policy, and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist  Continue Reading

Going to the chapel….

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 10:00 pm, by

Stan & Bridget are getting married on April 25th out at San Juan Vineyards (surprised? Stan’s the wine purchaser for King’s grocery store…) I caught up with them in line at the store, as you can see.

Back to the island….

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 9:33 pm, by

It was good to see Seattle U soph Lindsay Youngquist on the boat Saturday with her bro Trevor. She’s back to island for a little visit after spending the last week helping out, doing restoration work in New Orleans. The former FHHS girls’ soccer captain was able to get a visit in with Trevor, as  Continue Reading

Hitchin' along…..

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 9:28 pm, by

It was nice to see Christina shooting a picture of Yolanda & Kelly, who got married last year… as you can see, they’re still smiling as they made their way home on the Saturday ferry. Yolanda is working at the Little Store on the morning shift, while Kelly’s splitting time with Friday Harbor House &  Continue Reading

Hitchin’ along…..

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 9:28 pm, by

It was nice to see Christina shooting a picture of Yolanda & Kelly, who got married last year… as you can see, they’re still smiling as they made their way home on the Saturday ferry. Yolanda is working at the Little Store on the morning shift, while Kelly’s splitting time with Friday Harbor House &  Continue Reading

Sports update….

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 9:24 pm, by

Quick notes: The FHHS soccer team lost 10-0 Saturday to a strong 2A squad at South Whidbey….they hit the road for Cascade Christian on Wednesday. If the ferry seemed kinda full on Saturday morning, that’s because it was. Besides the soccer team, there was also the baseball & softball teams (and a zillion parents), as  Continue Reading

Maddie's in charge…..

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 8:40 pm, by

Something cool…I saw a table & half-fill of Soroptimists coming home for a meeting in Bellingham that was presided over by the president of the Bellingham chapter – FHHS grad & former islander Maddie Sheplor. Nice.

Maddie’s in charge…..

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 8:40 pm, by

Something cool…I saw a table & half-fill of Soroptimists coming home for a meeting in Bellingham that was presided over by the president of the Bellingham chapter – FHHS grad & former islander Maddie Sheplor. Nice.

The Whale Museum needs docents….

Posted on March 29, 2009 at 7:55 pm, by

Nikki from the Whale Museum has more: The Whale Museum Docent Training Program: The Whale Museum is pleased to offer our Docent Training Program for the 2009 summer season. Volunteers aged 14 and over are needed to help visitors in our Exhibit Hall. By using artifacts, text panels, and hands-on specimens, docents are trained to  Continue Reading

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Posted on March 27, 2009 at 11:35 pm, by

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves. Carl Jung

So – how DO you say it?

Posted on March 27, 2009 at 8:25 pm, by

When I heard that Chris & Emily Wolf and the kids were moving to Qatar, like most English-mangling people, I was calling that country “Ka TAR.” The other day, Emily (who, like Chris, is a teacher too, besides being a dynamite mom) told me it’s actually pronounced as kind of a cross between “cutter” and  Continue Reading

Wolverines skip by Lynden JVs 3-2 in OT

Posted on March 27, 2009 at 6:11 am, by

FHHS notched its first soccer win of the season with an overtime win over the visiting Lynden JVs on Friday. The Wolverines scored first at 13 minutes as Conor Lanphere drove home a pass from Pablo Lopez. Cameron Byington headed in a Lopez throwin (one advantage of our narrow field, here) to pull ahead 2-1 with about  Continue Reading

Sorops tap Charlotte as Violet Richardson winner….

Posted on March 26, 2009 at 10:31 pm, by

Marie Dicristina from the Soroptimist Club says the group has honored an outstanding FHHS senior: On March 18th Charlotte C. Guard received the 2009 Violet Richardson Award for a young woman from Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor at their regular meeting. Charlotte is a twice weekly volunteer in the English as a Second Language Children’s  Continue Reading

Transient killer whales in the neighborhood….

Posted on March 26, 2009 at 10:23 pm, by

Jim Maya from Maya’s Charters says the transient whales are nearby….here’s more, from yesterday: It was one of those days! We got news of Orcas right at the end of our first trip so I rushed in for my second group. We zoomed out but couldn’t find them, so we went down to Whale Rocks  Continue Reading

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Posted on March 26, 2009 at 9:56 pm, by

Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change – this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress. Bruce Barton

Sports update…..

Posted on March 26, 2009 at 9:54 pm, by

Last night the FHHS baseball team continued their winning ways as pitchers Albert Strasser and Sean Cutting combined for a 7-0 shutout over South Whidbey (which is a 2A team; we, you’ll remember, are 1A)… meanwhile, Kerri Goff went the whole way but the Wolverine Women lost to South Whidbey, 5-0. The soccer guys take  Continue Reading

New gallery opens Saturday…..

Posted on March 26, 2009 at 9:18 pm, by

John Sinclair wrote to ask me to invite you to the opening of his new place – here’s more: Come help celebrate the opening of Concepia (http://www.concepia.com/), Friday Harbor’s latest business venture, and view the first solo show of Randy Laybourne, this Saturday from 2-5pm in the new Churchill Corner, just above the ferry landing.  Continue Reading