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Interlude

May 24th, 2005 · No Comments

One morning last week we took a break from our books and walked outside. In a patch of woods, we sampled salmon berries the color of sunrise and listened to the tree frogs sing.

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Tech levy loses but citizen journalism wins

May 19th, 2005 · Comments Off

Courageous citizen journalist Cathy Nickum was the winner of Tuesday’s technology levy, in my mind. No she wasn’t on the ballot. It was a simple yes or no and the school district’s tech levy lost, defeated by 57% of voters. But I learned where I want to go for information. Cathy’s site Bainbridge Buzz was [...]

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From the mountains to the sea

May 13th, 2005 · No Comments

While it’s not the best picture of Bainbridge Island, I thought the sunny day was a good opportunity to test the landscape mode on the camera and get a shot of the Olympic Mountains over Eagle Harbor as the ferry pulled toward Seattle. I Love Bainbridge Island has been posting some beautiful pictures of this [...]

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Motrin today, marijuana tomorrow?

May 13th, 2005 · 1 Comment

In a post on Bainbridge Buzz titled Thoughts on Prom Night, island counselor Michael Dorsey listed facts and statistics, legal and biological, concerning drugs, alcohol and sex. Continuing the conversation in the comments section, he suggested that perhaps we as parents encourage quick fixes to problems: our attitudes and practices with legal substances may promote [...]

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notes from living in the seven percent

May 13th, 2005 · No Comments

I read Electrolicious, Ariel Meadow Stallings’ blog, for a number of reasons. She’s an excellent writer, funny, creative and fresh. She’s a Seattle blogger. She’s also a friend of my brother. And, I confess, I read Ariel’s blog because she occasionally shares what it was like to grow up on Bainbridge Island and how her [...]

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