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Indomitable Spirit

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It’s been some time since I’ve written here to celebrate the creativity and courage of people in my beautiful little town at the tip of the country. During the 2013 Wooden Boat Festival some members of our NW Maritime Center decided to sponsor a boat race from here to Alaska, the longest one of its kind ever attempted under (mostly) scientific scrutiny. Continue reading

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38th Wooden Boat Festival

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Getting Back in Tune

Did you know?It’s a dangerous world, but when bad things happen I’m usually somewhere else. I don’t plan it that way by avoiding all risk, but I do try to proactively move toward the light. Continue reading

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For the Glory!

ksr1Our season of festivals ends each year with a contest.  You can’t win by being the best.  The results have no value except to amuse.  It’s a celebration of imagination, combining art and adaptive mechanics.  It’s a Kinetic Sculpture race!  No advanced degrees required. Continue reading

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Grand Parade

77th Annual Rhododendron Festival

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Children’s Parade

77th Annual Rhododendron Festival

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I’m Still Alive

… and still silly.

By 9am on Judgment Day I hadn’t seen anything dire except gray skies and a bit of drizzle.  I watched Turner Classic Movies and drank coffee.  Buddy saved Buck Rogers from the clutches of Killer Kane, and then Tarzan and Boy met a chorus girl on her way to warn a sheik about Nazis. Continue reading

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