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Entries from September 2005

Old Man House Park, Suquamish

September 29th, 2005 · No Comments

On Tuesday, with friends, we visited Old Man House Park in Suquamish, with a view of Agate Pass Bridge connecting Bainbridge Island to the Kitsap Peninsula. Sarah van Gelder wrote an excellent piece in the Yes magazine winter 2005 describing how this historical piece of land was recently returned to the Suquamish tribe. The beach [...]

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Epilogue: follow-up to previous posts

September 29th, 2005 · No Comments

In It doesn’t happen every day I mentioned Nancy Blakey’s Eagle Harbor Bookstore appearance on September 22 to talk about her essay on sex ed. I wasn’t able to be there but Chris Holmes once again lets me know how it was. Jim Thomsen of the Kitsap Sun stopped by and left a comment on [...]

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Three Weddings and a Funeral and a Baby – blog style

September 29th, 2005 · No Comments

Often as I look through the blogs in my aggregator, I find stories of birth and death, loss and love. As I read them all together it becomes a big picture of who we are as people, how we live as humans, a roller coaster ride through milestones of memories, from sorrow to joy, overwhelming, [...]

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Worse than usual: this week’s People magazine cover

September 29th, 2005 · 1 Comment

While I don’t usually critique People magazine covers on this blog, I can’t resist commenting on the version I spied near the grocery store checkout earlier this week. The juxtaposition of hurricane stories with the Best & Worst Dressed pronouncements seemed worse than usual to me. At first glance it’s unclear whether the clothing coverage [...]

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Stormy news

September 23rd, 2005 · 1 Comment

Jenn of Mommy Needs Coffee, Blogher Mommyblogger extraordinaire, went to Houston to care for her mom who may be near the end of her life – and then she had to evacuate. Her husband has updated the blog, posting after battling traffic and running low on gas, she decided to return to her parents home [...]

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