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May 10, 2010

Community Theatre in Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Saturday evening I attended My Fair Lady at the San Juan Island Community Theatre. Was I pleasantly surprised! I was expecting well, not what I got. I was delightful: costumes, acting and singing voices. If you are going to be on island, I would most definatly include this performance in your plans...Read more

May 8, 2010

Blue Skies, Blue Waters

Today was a day you could not beat here in the San Juan Islands. The sky was clear, the weather warm (for the Pacific Northwest) and the water was calm. No one could seem to find orcas (remember, the world's largest dolphin) or whales today, but we had a lovely cruise around the San Juan and the...Read more

May 8, 2010

The Ferry To Friday Harbor, San Juan Island Washington

I had an appointment off island yesterday and was observing folks, dogs, ferriess and cormorants at the Anacortes ferry landing. Great weather yesterday, today too and suppose to be the same for tomorrow - Mother Days (you remembered her, right?) [gallery] Here is a family walking the beach with...Read more

May 7, 2010

Hail The Conquering Heroes

Capt. Mike and I saved the day aboard the M/V Sea Lion today. There have been no orca sightings for several days despite all of the companies being out and scouring the watery countryside. We were taking our place amongst them and heading out on a northwest wildlife tour when out of the blue,...Read more

May 7, 2010

Toxic Waste into Georgia Straight - Home of Orca Whales and More

Environmentalists want investigation of toxic waste in Georgia Strait Mark Hume A coalition of Canadian and U.S. environmental groups have asked an international body to investigate allegations the federal government is allowing a Metro Vancouver sewage plant to regularly discharge toxic waste into...Read more

May 6, 2010

A Follow-up To A Dream

Well, we did not find orcas, but we did find plenty of other cool creatures. On a boat built for 50, we had 7 people, so it was like having a private tour. The guests and captains and I were relaxed and open to any new experiences that might come our way. In that light we decided to head farther...Read more

May 6, 2010

A Beautiful May Day

Here we are in the San Juan Safaris office overlooking Friday Harbor and another beautiful day. The ceiling of rolling clouds let bursts of sunlight through before carrying them away to other honored spots. Breezes are quiet, with just enough movement in the air to make the pennants and leaves...Read more