Tag Archives: Orcas Island

Thankful in Floyd, VA

Every now and then I stumble into a place that I know no one, but get absorbed rather quickly. What I find in there is more community, more sharing, and more genuine human connections than I could hope for. Most … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Little Cod Wood Stove – Bus Building

WARNING: This entry may be boring except for those of you nerdy enough to be curious about my experiences obtaining, installing, and using my Little Cod wood stove (made by Navigator Stove Works on Orcas Island, WA). Just in time … Continue reading

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STEM – Our New Shop – Orcas Island, WA

Finally we’re here! My friend Matthew has offered up part of his shop here on Orcas Island. The plan is to get as much done on Edna as humanly possible in the next few months. The interior remodel is to … Continue reading

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Sustainability Fair/Farmers’ Market – Orcas Island, WA

Our first day on Orcas Island brought much joy. The Sustainability Fair alongside the Farmers’ Market brought out a lot of people. I hadn’t seen many of my Orcas friends for months or years, and even folks I knew from … Continue reading

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Teen Night at the Funhouse – Orcas Island, WA

Wow, what a group of kids. An early afternoon of serving tea at the Orcas Island Farmers’ Market led to being asked to bring Edna to Teen Night at the Funhouse, a community center for kids that “fosters fun and … Continue reading

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