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A Glimpse of Cypress Island

A friend of ours decided to get into sailing in a small way. He purchased a 12-foot wooden lug-rigged Pelican dinghy designed by Bill Short and built by the Smith brothers on nearby Samish Island. From him, we learned a … Continue reading

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Holiday Almond Roca

One of our family’s Christmas traditions was going to the Brown & Haley candy factory in Tacoma, Washington, where we bought white boxes of candy filled with Almond Roca and an assortment of other chocolates, including three flavors of Mountain Bars. Their … Continue reading

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