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  • April Poetry | Lin McNulty
    In recognition of Poetry Month, and to celebrate and highlight our treasure trove of Orcas Island poets, Orcas Issues is pleased and honored to again offer daily poetry during April. All that it can be… — Lin McNulty — It’s your name that rides my breath. That single, solitary syllable… ... read more
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  • Granny’s Attic Sale is Here!
    — from Arron Redford, Manager, Orcas Senior Center Antiques, kitchen ware, sporting goods, furniture, collectibles, and innumerable other interesting items are overflowing from the Orcas Senior Center in preparation for Granny’s Attic rummage sale, this Saturday, April 30, 10am-3pm. The window for donating items has closed, but if you want… ... read more
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  • Orcas Today: April 29th-May 1st
    Orcas Island Bird & Wildlife Festival April 29th-31st Bird & Wildlife Tours by boat or kayak, all three days. Discussion series by Orcas W.I.L.D. marine naturalist Katie Dunbar, all three days. Shearwater Adventures Kayak Tours, all three days.Saturday April 30th Walk & Talk About Glenwood Salmon Hatchery Ponds at 9:00am… ... read more
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  • 11th Annual PlayFest Will Feature All-local Talent
    Friday-Saturday, April 29 – 30 & Friday-Sunday, May 6 – 8, 7:30 p.m., The Grange — from Aaimee Johnson — The Actors Theater of Orcas Island/s 11th Annual PlayFest opens Friday, April 29 on The Grange stage. The following seven short plays will be brought to life—the culmination of local Orcas playwrights,… ... read more
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  • Total Annihilation
    The Real-time Strategy genre was already established as a primary market for Mac and PC games when Cavedog Entertainment released its first title, Total Annihilation, in late 1997.  The Command & Conquer and Warcraft series, soon to be joined by Starcraft, had set the standard for RTS gaming and many… ... read more
    Source: San Juan Gamer
  • Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Dark Crusade & Soulstorm
    The last two expansions to Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War, Dawn of War – Dark Crusade and Dawn of War – Soulstorm, are best looked at as a separate bundle from the main game as both bring new life and dramatic changes.  Both games are standalone expansions developed by Iron… ... read more
    Source: San Juan Gamer
  • Starcraft & Brood War
    With the release of Blizzard Entertainment’s Starcraft II: Legacy of the Void in late 2015 the sci-fi saga that started with Starcraft II’s predecessor Starcraft and its expansion Brood War has finally come to a grand conclusion.  Starcraft II as a whole is a true sequel.  Much of the gameplay… ... read more
    Source: San Juan Gamer
  • February
    February was a rough month for us. Money was tight. The last two weeks were full of boat problems, it felt like our little home was rebelling against us. The toilet quit, we found mold, our batter charger died, which is pretty bad since that’s what’s responsible for the fridge,… ... read more
    Source: LifePixelated
  • Adventure
    I’m sure if you’ve been alive for longer than five minutes you’ve heard people poke fun at western Washington weather. I mean, who would want to live somewhere where the record of sunny days in a year limits out at 58? Honestly though, I kind of love it. The wind,… ... read more
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  • 1st
    I like taking photos. And rambling about my thoughts. Enjoy :) This is where my husband and I got married a little over a year ago, taken by one of my best friends the morning of our wedding. It was pretty much a perfect day, and we felt blessed to… ... read more
    Source: LifePixelated