Tag: Lopez Island

  • Reaching Escape Velocity – San Juan Islands, WA

    Although I haven’t read his book, my newfound friend Steven Roberts wrote a book called Reaching Escape Velocity: Launching gonzo engineering projects with sponsors, media, volunteers, and other potent forces. The title (and idea of the book) have stuck with me and hence the name of this blog entry. Once you’re grounded, it’s easy to…

  • North American Tea Tour Begins! – Friday Harbor, WA

      Yep, it’s really happening – 2 or more years of traveling the land without an itinerary serving free tea and being of service. And it all began today, Spring Equinox, at Brickworks in Friday Harbor, WA. Why a free TeaPotLuck? I view our life as a giant potluck, where we all have a thing…

  • Welcome Home – San Juan Islands, WA

    Earlier this month, Edna and I arrived in the land and amongst the community that raised me. With horse trailer (mobile shop/salvaged building material storage) in tow, we boarded the all-so-familiar ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor. Ahhh, the well-known streets and trees, smells and sounds – with a flavor of new buildings, fresh faces,…