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Crab Season

I had no idea that my visit to see Lolli on Camano Island coinsided with the opening of crab season.  I’ve always loved crab but this is the freshest I’ve ever eaten it.

Here they are fresh off the boat.
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The weather was  in the high 80’s — what I dubbed a “three umbrella day”.
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When we weren’t catching crab or playing Scrabble we just gazed out at the tide coming in and out.
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… or just watched the sky.
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A storm came in on Saturday night, bringing clouds and color.
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Lolli’s sister-in-law Sharon kept a bright fire going. Ahh summertime!
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The weather broke up last week and the skies opened — making for dramatic cloudscapes — the kind that conjure fantasies and semblances.
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Having lived on the coast my entire adult life, this “cloud life” is new and exhilarating. The coast has its virtues — but clouds aren’t one of them. It’s either fog, overcast “marine layer”, sunny or (boring) scattered clouds.

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While I was gazing skyward I caught this view of downtown Portland. It gives you an idea of its proximity to Vancouver, WA.
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And PDX (the airport) …
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