Roberta Kent

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Living on a Boat

I find the lure of the sea irresistible. I love the smell of the sea. I love cruising, whether in a sailboat or a powerboat. I don’t get seasick. I’m fascinated by the maps and charts. I love the intricacies …

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I think the phrase I hear the most on San Juan Island is “it’s the Island.”

It’s the phrase that describes the breathtaking sight of a bald eagle flying over your house or a red fox peeking through grass at …

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My 1st Trip to Friday Harbor

My first trip to Friday Harbor was unforgettable. I arrived via a Kenmore Airlines seaplane that whisked me from Seattle’s Lake Union to a dock at the Friday Harbor Marina in slightly more than an hour. It was a sunny …

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