Tag: Fourth of July

Good Morning, Fourth of July!

Good Morning, Fourth of July!

Awaiting the arrival of the mini-hydroplanes, I’m on the porch with Boz. It’s 5:28 a.m. and while I can’t see the little waterborne wasps, I can hear the drone of their approach with increasing intensity. Wrapped in a self-fashioned cocoon of sheets, comforters and pillows, Gracie has […]

A Very Vashon Fourth of July

A Very Vashon Fourth of July

Boz, British Bulldog and expat, says “All is forgiven, Happy Fourth!” The Fourth of July comes abruptly to Vashon Island. Anyone on the island with an open window and who’s not on life support cannot escape the approaching drone of the hydroplanes circumnavigating the island like furious wasps. […]