March 2015

Mark Turner of Turner Photographics

Whether he’s bicycling, hiking, kayaking, climbing, or working in his expansive garden, Mark Turner of Turner Photographics always has a camera by his side. The long-time Bellingham resident’s passion for the outdoors has made for a comfortable life, a healthy business, and [...]

March 30, 2015

Leash-free: Lakedale made my senior shepherd feel young again

A fellow passenger on the ferry to San Juan Island admired my 10-year-old German shepherd, Mia. “Your dog has the best face,” he said. “I could stare at that face for a long time.” Mia’s face has gotten gradually grayer since we adopted her almost four years ago, but [...]

March 28, 2015

Harris Avenue Cafe: Connect With a Side of Eggs

Have you ever heard of the saying “of all sorts”? As I walk across a wooden floor, slightly slanting to my left, I find myself in an open room filled with all sorts. To my left there is a fireplace plugged into the wall. To my right, there are paintings on the wall [...]

March 25, 2015

Recipe: Brandywine’s Red Pepper Aioli

Makes 1 quart Ingredients 1 quart of Aioli 1 cup Roasted Red Peppers (drained of excess liquid) 1 Tbls. Tabasco 1-1/4 tsp. Salt Puree roasted red peppers in food processor. Method Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Never made Aioli? Here is a great link to show you how. [...]

March 24, 2015

Two Haiku and Blues

Two Haiku and Blues for brother zen hernan ********************** spring evensong plaint frog seminary chants long gray sky's water blue for A.J.'s canal song ************************ summer-sleep snorings sound sibilantly, sighings rustling magnolias [...]

March 20, 2015

Wildwood Lakefront Cottages: Own a Piece of Local History

While in most cases bigger is better, especially when it comes to phones, homes, and martinis, sometimes what you really need is just a little piece of heaven, say 400 square feet or so. Especially when you throw in private access to the timber-lined southernmost shores of Lake [...]

March 17, 2015

The History of This: Pickles

We’ve all seen that person at the deli; the one who starts looking the instant the food hits the table. Moving the sandwich to one side to see the far side of the plate, lifting the corner of the paper to peer deeper into the edges of the basket, using a fork to push aside [...]

March 13, 2015

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