Archive for August, 2012

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting September 1 ’12 Studio Tour

OMD, Drydock!… a brief rant When I was a child, summer was Magical, seeming to last and last, challenging your ability to come up with things to do. Another bike ride to the ball field for a pickup game, a walk to the store for a soda, another novel from the library and maybe the […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting August 25 ’12

Drydock Looms Like a great shadow looming in the foreground of consciousness, a vaguely threatening phantom haunting the unconscious, or like Arctic natives feeling the first vestiges of the coming Winter, Island residents are consciously and unconsciously bracing for the annual Ordeal of Drydock. This is when our trusty ferry, the Whatcom Chief, goes out […]

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Wine Tasting August 18 ’12

Thoughts on the First Annual (?) Lummi Island Jazz Festival Last Saturday was complicated around our place, for two reasons (see last week’s post). First, it was the day of the Jazz Festival, ostensibly a fund-raising event for the remodel of the Island Library, which, as I pointed out last week, belongs to the people […]

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Lummi Island Special Wine Tasting August ’12 Lullaby Winery

Lullaby Winery A few weeks ago we mentioned we had recently been in touch with an old acquaintance, Virginie Bourgue, the winemaker/owner of Lullaby winery in Walla Walla, and we poured one of her wines that weekend. We first met her a few years ago when when she was the winemaker for Bergevin Lane Winery […]

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