For this installment of Boatable Burgers, I’ll be featuring another Anacortes location – Dad’s Diner. At 906 Commercial Ave, Dad’s is a short walk – literally only minutes away – from the Port of Anacortes’ Cap Sante Marina. Open for breakfast and lunch Tuesday through Sunday, Dad’s has become a popular local spot since opening in [...]
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On a recent weekend trip to Bellingham, my burger research led me to visit the Boundary Bay Brewery. It’s my duty. Located approximately one mile from the Port of Bellingham’s Squalicum Harbor, it’s within walking distance with some worthwhile stops along the way. Not far off course, about mid-way is Pacific Marine, with it’s huge [...]
I purchased a new boat toy. A kayak. I’ve had a kayak that I’ve carried on board for several years, an Advanced Elements Advanced Frame inflatable kayak. It’s gotten quite a bit of use over the years, and I’ve had a lot of fun quietly exploring anchorages while getting a little exercise in the process. [...]
If you are a dehumidifier, condensation is not just good, it is your raison d’être. But if you are a fuel tank, condensation is bad… no, it is evil. Here’s what happens: The sun goes down. The tank cools off. Because it is cooling, the air inside contracts, wanting to pull a vacuum But you [...]
Among the pleasures of being an author is getting to know other writers and learning the back stories of their books. One of the authors I’ve enjoyed meeting is Christine Smith, co-owner and operator of a small cruise ship and author of More Faster Backward: Rebuilding David B. I first met Christine and the David [...]