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It goes against Gary Leake’s grain to think about the demise of woodworking as a craft.
He caught a trout in Lough Arrow, Ireland, and she placed oranges around it for him to paint. Perhaps she’ll write a poem about it. They are a confluence of art.
The guys might call them a hog, chopper or crotch rocket. But one local woman who rides a beautiful Yamaha V-Star Silverado 1100 motorcycle might not use such crass-sounding names to describe her sparkling, beloved machine.
One of my granddaughters has a Blackberry. As far as I’m able to tell, she uses it to have a life.
Go ahead, tell your story. Just do it well, so your audience doesn’t get bored.
Ninety-three artists will open their studio doors Sept. 26-27 for the Whidbey Island Open Studio Tour.
Last week’s dog and house sitting for friends way up there in Greenbank reminded me that a porch is a much better place for reflecting… Continue reading
Last month I fulfilled a lifelong dream to visit the Queen Charlotte Islands, also called Haida Gwaii. Cast about 70 miles off British Columbia’s coast… Continue reading
The last time 9-year-old Darien Jacob got his hands on some abandoned golf balls, he made $61.50.
They grew up singing and sang as often as they could.
Islander Maureen Wild was living a life of excruciating pain.
To paraphrase Shakespeare, here’s flowers and vegetables for you.
If you have a hankering to hear some Handel or are pining for the strains of Purcell, it’s your lucky summer.
If you need a good bodyguard or someone to entertain you on a cold winter night, you may find what you’re after at the Highland… Continue reading
Yin and yang, Venus and Mars, she and he. Two writers, one house.