Living by the Wind

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Wilderness is a state of mind Ten years ago, my husband and I sailed our 24-foot boat across the Pacific Ocean from Puget Sound to...

Creds

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Credentials are the way we acquire money, jobs and status in our world. But the sordid tales of now Congressman George Santos and Bernie...

Goodbye 2022- A Year on Rainshadow

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As we close out 2022, I want to take a moment to recap and say thanks to all of our contributors and readers. We...

Summertime…. And the Crabbin’ Was Easy

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Back in August, boaters in my neighborhood near Port Townsend decided to throw a community crab feed. Over a few days, they caught and...

Dog Breeds for Writers

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An open letter to dogs from Sparkleton T. Puppy II, esq. Deer Peepl, meaning my peepl (dogs), Pleaz, for the love of soup bones, do not...

FAQs for Non-Karens

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By Karen Sullivan To whom it may concern: Do you think being a Karen is easy? It was a perfectly good name for years, until you...

The Deranged Gourmet, Part 5 (Last in Series)

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Recipes from the 1950s: A Lawless Hellscape For anyone who can remember the middle years of the last century, this series has been a fond...

The Deranged Gourmet Part 4

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Recipes from the 1950s: Super Supper LoafsThe Deranged Gourmet, Part 4 We're so excited to bring you these Super Supper Loaf recipes from the 1950s...

Tempest in a Y Pool

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The latest right wing news firestorm is now centered on Port Townsend. Recently, an "80 year old grandma" named Julie Jaman was banned for...

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The lost commencement address by Tom Robbins

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Photo of Tom Robbins by Dan Wallen. Used with permission of University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections MPH1272 When I was the editor of the...

So Long, Pygmy Kayaks

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

The Delightful Harbor Seal

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One of the delights of my Port Townsend life is watching harbor seals. Looking out at the sea while walking along a beach, I...

Living by the Wind

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Wilderness is a state of mind Ten years ago, my husband and I sailed our 24-foot boat across the Pacific Ocean from Puget Sound to...

On the Hard: Catalyst

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From Classic Yachts to Fish Packers: Their Stories Catalyst and the Beautiful Wild Country             Catalyst departed Port Townsend on May 5th to begin her mid-May...