Orcas Island Parade

Orcas Island loves parades. One of the most popular is the Independence Day parade that was held on July 7th this year. I like to talk to people and take some photos as they line up for the parade. And some of the people along the parade route are interesting as […]


Some pictures from the 2016 Orcas Island Library Fair.  See the full photo set on the Flickr page. Check out the images posted on the OrcasArt Facebook page. Find out more about Orcas Island Public Library here as well as on their Facebook Page. See the full photo set on […]

Fly-In 2016

A very active weekend.  There were more things going on this weekend than it was possible to participate in.  One of the ones we chose was the 2016 Orcas Island Fly-In. There are a couple hundred images altogether. We are featuring 15 of the best here (click to enlarge), and a […]

Community Church 8

This is a photo set taken July 29th and 30th, 2016, focusing on the Orcas Island Community Church.  Jennifer wanted to participate in the Gospel Choir organized by the Community Church. Anyone wanting to participate was invited to practice on Friday and again on Saturday, then perform on Saturday evening. […]

2016 Garden Tour

The Orcas Island Garden Club hosted its annual Garden Tour, and this year featured five exquisite gardens. Click on any image to take you to the photo set for that garden.   The Abbie and Rollie Rueb Garden.   The Kai Dawg Farm – Orcas Community Participatory Agriculture   The […]

Tulips 2

  We moved to Orcas Island in mid-2015. We had visited the area for several years before that and had been here for every season but spring. We are accustomed to fields of wheat or corn. Wind blowing through wheat when it is green or golden is quite beautiful. But, […]


Orcas Island 2015 Fly-In A bit of weather but still some interesting planes and people. Many more images on my Flickr page   Many more images on my Flickr page

Fairhaven Steampunk Festival

  The Fairhaven Steampunk Festival was well attended with a number of people showing off their outfits.  The Nathaniel Johnstone Band performed. More images on my Flickr page More images on my Flickr page

Garden Tour

Each year, the Orcas Island Garden Club hosts a tour of some of the fabulous gardens on the island. We attended last year’s tour and this year’s. Each garden is unique and always a treat. This year showcased five gardens. You can find the photos that I took on Flickr. […]