How lucky to be on Orcas Island the weekend of the Solstice Parade.
I have been coming to Orcas Island since I was a baby. I took my sons here when they were babies; this large island—part of the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington State—is like a second home. The same-old route, the visits that blur into each other, the familiar faces at the bookstore and bakery… [more]
I told you it was auction season, remember the year supply of dry sodas? Well, we get a kick out of picking one interesting item per auction, perhaps one with a story or experience. At a recent auction, I renewed our family pass to the Seattle Art Museum… [more]—which was brilliant timing as they just renovated a huge portion of the museum. It is gorgeous.
At last year’s school