Port Townsend Pétanque

Over the last few years, a new activity here in Port Townsend has been the discovery and joy of playing pétanque.  This is a...

Summertime…. And the Crabbin’ Was Easy

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

Sorting out the Shakedown

I am in the thick, green, wet and sparkly Maine woods. My writing station set up with tea, breakfast, and Merlin bird app, to...

Unshrinking Our Lives

Karen Sullivan on the pleasures of getting outside to help cope with the Pandemic.

Crab season: Your Handy Guide

Crab season starts Thursday.  Insider tip: There’s a secret way to consistently get Dungeness crabs here in Port Townsend. You can’t miss. Here it...


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...

Latest Pourhouse scuttlebutt

While drinking away a sunny day with friends, the discovery by Wanda of a new barbeque joint was welcomed news, even if it is...

Maritime Voices: New podcast offers local maritime stories

A new local podcast has started by Jim Heumann.  We asked Jim to give us an overview of the podcast and we’ll post notifications...

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...

On the hard: Thea Foss

From Classic Yachts to Fish Packers: Their Stories Movie Stars, Depth Charges and Tugboat Annie: The Story of the Thea Foss I still can't think of...