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Saturday, 02 July 2016 13:49

Love Thy Neighbor

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Violence changes us. It drills into our hearts with anxiety and fear.

Saturday, 02 July 2016 13:48

An American Story

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It was the summer of 1992. I had recently moved to Seattle and was on the ferry to Southworth crossing Colvos Passage, the strait between Vashon Island and the Kitsap Peninsula, for a day of birding. The name Colvos had a familiar ring to it. Greek? Italian? I was intrigued and filed it under "Things to Research Some Day."

Saturday, 02 July 2016 13:47

Fourth of July—Herron Island Style

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It's a reunion of sorts as you walk up Herron Road from the ferry dock. Islanders and guests mingle and prepare for a weekend of patriotic celebration.

Things will be getting a little messy at Volunteer Park in a few months, and if things continue to go well with the progress of the new Gateway Park, you’ll soon be seeing a mess there, too. And these messes mean good things are being done.

Saturday, 02 July 2016 13:45

'Elections Belong to the People.'

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Abraham Lincoln spoke of our government as being of the people, by the people, and for the people.