I have been wanting to try geocaching for ages now, but I lacked a GPS device. Until earlier this month, when I received one as a birthday gift, hooray!
I have been trying it out here and there when I get a bit of free time (summers are always very busy out here . . . → Read More: Geocaching Adventures
As promised, a tour of one of La Conner’s newest businesses: a combination yarn store/fiber arts/tattoo parlor. Unfortunately the owner had stepped out just before I got there, and I couldn’t stick around to wait for her to return. (I had just come from the store, and had a package of pork chops sitting . . . → Read More: La Conner’s Yarn/Tattoo Store
I used to laugh at the “small town directions” everyone here uses. But eventually I started using them myself. It sounds crazy, but it’s the most efficient way to communicate out here. People know what you’re talking about.
1. “The Cenex.”
This refers to a small local chain of feed stores. It hasn’t . . . → Read More: “Small Town Directions” I Have Given
The town Christmas Tree went up last week. I wanted to get some pictures, but I showed up too late – by 2:30PM Gilkey Square had just about lost the light.
I think of Gilkey Square as a big boring area, a miniature concrete wasteland at the main “T” intersection into town. But . . . → Read More: A Visit to Gilkey Square
I don’t really have much to add, here. The stripey sock in progress is reclining atop one of the newspaper boxes in front of the post office. It’s my favorite time: about 8PM on a summer evening.
The sun is just about to set, all the tourists have returned home for the day, . . . → Read More: Stripey Sock at Sunset