WELCOME DAVID – June 15, 2015

How about this, I got the garden wrapped up and went walking for a change. And change there was!! First of all, Toby’s Tavern remodel is coming along quite nicely. I love the new awning and the beautiful siding and windows.

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Walking out on the Coupeville Wharf I spotted several things that I felt need documenting. My old buddy “Frank” the Great Blue Heron was on his favorite perch.

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Closer to the building I saw my neighbor parked at the front door. He had a ladder on his roof because he was removing some things from the store at the end of the wharf called “Local Grown”.

I love his old Volkswagen and looked great against the red paint of the building.

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Around the corner I caught these fisherman “gigging” for Sun Perch. They use them for bait to catch ling cod. Their dog seemed quite interested in this whole process.

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For all their efforts, here is their bounty.

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And finally, a big welcome to David, the new owner of Local Grown. He purchased the business from William who has successfully run it for the past eight years.

David and his wife used to live in Coupeville but moved to Oregon a number of years ago. They have been looking for an opportunity to move back and this was it. So welcome back and wishing you good success in your new endeavor.

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Thanks for walking with me and I hope you join me again soon.

SLIPPERY SLOPE

This morning it was quite slippery out as we had freezing fog and frost overnight. I had to be careful, especially on the hills. Downhill was the worst but I managed to stay upright for the duration.

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Despite a dark slippery start it turned out to be a beautiful morning and I got lots of very nice photos for you all to enjoy.

The weather prognosticators are saying that we are in for a change. Here’s the forecast of the week.

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By golly I do believe they might be right. This ominous cloud bank coming from the west caught my attention.

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We did have a beautiful sunrise which set this tree ablaze.

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Mt. Baker was looking spectacular with all the fresh snow piling up.

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And I just can’t seem to get enough great photos of the wharf. This morning’s light was really special.

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Now back to work for many of you that are going to work for the first time this year. For all you others, enjoy 🙂