Archive for July, 2012

Lummi Island Wine Tasting July 28 ’12

Retrospective: the Great Chili Cookoff Last weekend’s Chili Cookoff was a huge success. True, our new vintage of “Screaming Seagull” vegetarian chili did not win any prizes, but the event was Festive and well attended, as the accompanying photos confirm. And the music was great, a bluegrass/R&B band from ( I think) Skagit County, with […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting July 21 ’12

  Annual Chili Cook-off Okay, folks, it’s that time again. A dozen or more chili competitors will be vying for your vote as best Lummi Island Chili for 2012 at Otto Preserve this Saturday beginning around noon. There will also be music, beer, cookies, and more. Two things you need to know about that are: […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting July 14 ’12 Bastille Day

  Bastille Day Somehow this year Bastille Day feels worth noting, an inspirational symbol that the People will only take so much before they Rebel. This year on Bastille Day aught-twelve let’s take a moment to reflect on the little signs around the world of the cracks in the System, the little fissures, the small […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting July 7 ’12

Higgs Boson: elusive “God particle” or the Presidential candidate we’ve all been waiting for?? For anyone who ever had Nerdish tendencies (hey, don’t look at me!), the recent hype about the discovery of the Higgs boson at the world’s largest (and most expensive) particle collider at the CERN laboratory near Geneva is pretty exciting news: […]

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