Corky Parker

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Corky Parker is the author of her illustrated memoir, La Finca, Love Loss, and Laundry on a Tiny Puerto Rican Island, winner of the 2022 Nancy Pearl Award for Memoir and the International University Press’ Awards for cover and book design. It is available in both book and audiobook formats. Corky is based in Port Townsend, where she watches boats come and go, and is always up for cruising opportunities.


Getting a Little Squirrely

Squirrels are fascinating, and we have 25 species of the Squirrel Family in our region, according to David Moskowitz’s Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest....

What is Fall for?

Fall is the downslope on the rollercoaster, an annual reminder of the many cycles in which we spend our lives. Whether it is the...

So Long, Pygmy Kayaks

More than three decades ago, when guys like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs were building technology companies that would change the world, another Ivy...

It’s Easy Being Green — Even After Death

  Leslie Jocelyn Aickin   1947 ~ 2023   “She loved the Earth, and now the earth is loving her right back.”   Feature photo...

Garth Hudson’s PT Performance Remembered

An update from Charlie Bermant: I first published Garth Hudson’s address with encouragement to write him and then this address was picked up by...