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 […]
No Ordinary Rummage Sale Last week I spent the bulk of my days volunteering at the Rotary Auction Rummage Sale. For those that have never experienced the sale, it is indeed difficult to envision. When people hear rummage sale they think of a church parking lot and some tables. This, however, is […]
A Dozen Ways to Spend Summer on Bainbridge Today is the last day of school. Typically, the official first day of summer in the PNW is the 4th of July. This year, however, we are having a superb, sunny June. Usually June-gloom is the norm. This year, the sun has been out in […]
This morning at 8am in the chilly 40 degree weather about forty people gathered in North Town Woods on Bainbridge Island for a live auction hosted by Williams & Williams Auction. The only auctions I have ever been to have been on the courthouse steps. But, this was a live […]
Yesterday IslandWood opened their trails to the public. Between the suspension bridge and canopy tower, it was like taking an exotic rainforest eco-tour, just five minutes from our house, very cool. Thanks IslandWood!
Being a California girl, these long, white tables remind me of some amazing wine country dinners. Just that type of bucolic dinner is coming here to Bainbridge Island on October 2nd. Nationally acclaimed Outstanding in the Field, a roving, restaurant-without-walls experience, whose mission is to reconnect diners to the land […]
My girls heading down the trail in the Grand Forest. I have talked about all of the great trails on the island before and there are a couple of maps for the island that are very cool. My favorite Island Guide to Walking, Cycling & Paddling, (scroll to bottom if […]
We’ve done it now twice and however painful it might be living without a kitchen sink, it is still strangely addictive. I swear we will never do it again, that is what I tell my friends and family. But, because I always seem to love that special home with character […]