Tag: ferry commute

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts, Smooth Sailing

Cold Hands, Warm Hearts, Smooth Sailing

When you live on an island, and your only way off the island is by ferry, rider opinions arise as frequently as exhaust fumes from a ship’s funnel.  Some islanders have a contentious relationship with the ferry system, its policies, its fares, its maintenance delays. (They usually don’t […]

Commute With a View, When Daylight and Clouds Allow

Commute With a View, When Daylight and Clouds Allow

It’s a dark and lonely commute by ferry in the winter (as seen on the covered bow deck) Light at last! April 15, 2009 at 0623 PT, Mt. Rainier reveals itself   May 01, 2009 at 0622 PT, ah…a daylight commute at last I bid “Good morning” […]