Archive for June, 2013

Lummi Island Wine Tasting June 29 ’13

Blogparents About four years ago our world changed significantly with the appearance in our wine shop of a young couple (Leigh and Brian) who had recently moved to the island after having spent two years living on the road in an old Airstream trailer. They both worked online, so could work from anywhere, and the […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting June 22 ’13

Buoygone Era…? Over the weekend the Coast Guard sent the long-awaited Buoy Tender (no, it is NOT something to put on the grill for dinner!) to retrieve our visiting Bell Buoy from Legoe Bay. One can’t help but wonder if it has been returned to it Rightful Place in the Great Waters, doing its solitary […]

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Lummi Island Wine Tasting June 14 ’13

Lost Buoy You will all recall that the “Lost Boys” were Peter Pan’s fellow inhabitants of Never-Never Land. Well, for the past couple of weeks we have had our own “lost buoy” sitting in Haro Strait a few hundred yards offshore in Legoe Bay. It moves a bit with the tide but apparently its chain […]

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This is a drill, this is drill…

Back in my Navy days, aboard ship, and as seen in movies and tv shows, the announcement, accompanied by an electronic “bong-bong-bong-bong-bong” would be something like “This is a drill, this is a drill, General Quarters, General Quarters, all hands man your battle stations!…” For the past few weeks, you may have noticed that you […]

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