Tag Archives: San Juan Islands

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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Celebrating Life – Friday Harbor, WA

  In death we see the preciousness of life… And so it is with Sam. I setup the tea bus outside the memorial knowing that it was going to be full of faces of my childhood community – many faces … Continue reading

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Our Friend Sammy – Friday Harbor, WA

Sam Carter passed away Thanksgiving night in Friday Harbor, WA. I’ve known him since second grade, and used to be on the same little league team (undefeated, one year). We tend to run into each other on the Island every … Continue reading

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Halloween 2012 – Friday Harbor, WA

I got a little carried away and dressed up like an old man tea wizard, and along with a witch (Ally) and a lady bug (Amanda), we set up the tea bus in a neighborhood I used to Trick or … Continue reading

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Touch-a-Truck – Friday Harbor Elementary – WA

My friend Jason from Island Rec invited Edna and I to participate in an Event called Touch-a-Truck. Every year Island Rec brings all sorts of fire trucks, police cars, dump trucks, ambulances, and other cool vehicles to my old elementary … Continue reading

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News Update – Tours Announced

 Well Hello! It has been a while, yes it has. A lot is new: many-a-tea parties have been happening, working on the bus still in Eureka, making some exciting plans. For one, we are gearing up for some big events … Continue reading

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Traveling with Tea and Lightfoot – WA to CA

It was a hectic last couple weeks at the shop on Orcas. I was packing up all my tools, building materials, doing some repairs on my horse trailer, welding, cutting, grinding, drilling, and on top of that my good nomadic … Continue reading

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Bus Building – Ceiling and Interior Metal Frame

As I took out the old metal ceiling I realized that my roof was leaking – and pretty bad at that. When I painted the bus November I resealed the entire roof, but upon inspection I found that two of … 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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