Category: Entertainment

Who Let the Dogs Out?

Its summer time! And that means it is time to enjoy a nice boat ride on the San Juan Islands Ferry System. Get on on of these clean comfort liners at Anacortes, WA, just an hour north of Seattle. Once…

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“All Is Not Lost” – Ok Go rocks Google’s Chrome

I love the videos that OK Go! make. Their creativity is inspiring. I’m reassured of the human spirit, the infinite connection to the center of creativity. Wherever that is. 🙂 In this video, made by screen capturing a Google Chrome…

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Michael Sky, “Jubilee Day”, an End to Ego?

Michael Sky passed last night, in reality. I recommend you buy his book. Michael Sky recently had written a disturbing, and ironically named novel, “Jubilee Day”. The Jubilee Manifesto as his website reveals “is a list of demands for the…

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Interview with “This is Lizzard”

Lizanne Hennessey and husband Roland Stolk have returned to Orcas Island from their 9 month ‘vacation’ in the Holland! You may have heard one of their well attended concerts on Orcas Island last year. Roland and Lizanne make up the…

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Will Orcas Islanders Break A World Record This Year?

From 50 pushups at 5 Years old, to Holy Handsprings, the Universal Record Database accepts world records in all manner of human endeavor. They call for what humans can do. What world record can Orcas Islanders set? Kayaking around Shaw…

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iPad 2 Announced

Its faster, lighter, finally has HD video out from all applications, better apps, same battery, superbly nice case – a major upgrade at the same price has last year’s model. This is what American innovation is all about. Significant incremental…

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Orcas Island Photographers Judging is Complete

Judging is complete on the first Orcas Island photo contest. Results will be tabulated and announced soon. This morning Andrea Wallace, one of our honored judges, finalized her selections and joined David Hiser, and George Stranahan to complete the work…

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Eastsound Instruments

Little known outside of local residents is in the heart of Eastound next to the Post Office. You’ll have to scramble a bit to find it but it’s worth it. I spoke with the owner for a while this week.…

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Orcas Island Photo Contest 2010 – Judges Book Produced

In the latter part of 2009, the first Orcas Island Photo Contest was launched, by yours truly. The intent was to bring photographers together, share the fun and work of building a yearly Photo Contest. With over 50 photography enthusiasts…

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Film: “Economics of Happiness” Draws Many Islanders

About 80 Islanders filled the Odd Fellows Hall, overlooking East Sound this Friday. The group began forming around 6:15PM, in anticipation of the start of festivities. Many of the local Sustainable Orcas group members attended. Odd Fellows Hall high quality…

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