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Miguel Smiled

The contractor was reviewing the results of the “blower-door test” when Miguel knocked. I had barely opened the door when he asked, “May I speak to you and Sue, together?” He paced back and forth in the carport while we… Read More ›

Veterans Day Salute

It’s a cool, clear, peaceful morning on our hill overlooking the bay. From my desk I can see the neighbor’s cat slinking around our front yard ducking behind rocks and shrubs like a commando. Neighbors with dogs are heading toward the… Read More ›

Is This The Place?

A few hundred yards from my comfortable perch on the shore of Bellingham Bay the sailboats look to be racing for bragging rights or microbrews as the sun nears the horizon and the mountains across the way take on a blue hue …. Read More ›