December 22, 2022

Calendar of Bainbridge Island Annual Events

Wondering about the traditional happenings on Bainbridge Island throughout the year. Here is a list to make sure you don’t miss any of the biggies. January Polar Bear Plunge – at exactly noonish on January 1st at Lylte Beach near Fort Ward Park – bring your beach towel and your courage! […]
November 11, 2022
Cyclists getting on the Bainbridge Ferry, Seattle side in summer.

Commuting to Seattle by way of the Bainbridge Island Ferry

How is the Ferry Commute from Bainbridge to Seattle? So, please know that your commute is not going to be 35 minutes long, but the fact that you can live in a rural community and work in the big city via a one hour commute, sans driving, is pretty cool. One […]
February 10, 2012
Bainbridge Island Weather - looks scarier than it is

Bainbridge Island in the Winter

About the Weather . . . Does it Really Rain All the Time? There is a poster you can buy in souvenir shops in Seattle that we locals find amusing. It says “We Turn the Rain Off When You Leave.”  Kinda true. My parents look at the weather forecast from […]
November 12, 2010
Schools on Bainbridge Island

Waiting for Superman and School Quality on Bainbridge Island

Many folks from the island went to see Waiting for Superman this week at the Lynwood Center Theatre.  It has made for some good discussion and I know it has been on my mind since I saw it on Monday.  As a former public middle and high school inner-city English […]
October 20, 2010

A New Islander’s Perspective About Moving to Bainbridge

I thought readers of my blog might appreciate another perspective on island life.  I am lucky enough to have Trish Bittman as a friend and a client.  She is a writer and today, being her one year anniversary on the island, she wrote a piece on just that topic, her […]