Please Give Our Geese a Break

These are trying times. Canada Geese are nesting on our docks, in our planter boxes and on occasion on our rooftops. It can be particularly unnerving to be walking down the dock—lost in thought—only to be jolted to attention by the sudden hiss of a Canada goose. Rumors abound, which—even if... Read more

FHA Board Meeting Notes – March 2017

TO KEEP EVERYONE UP TO DATE ON WHAT THE FHA BOARD IS DOING, HERE ARE SOME OF THE ITEMS THAT WERE DISCUSSED OR DECIDED AT THE MARCH, 2017 BOARD MEETING: After discussions led by Jen Gennari, the Board adopted the following FHA Vision Statement: “The Floating Homes Association is dedicated to fostering a friendly, inclusive, and colorful... Read more

Around the Table at Driver’s Market

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Driver’s Market on Caledonia —The BayWAVE Project: Supervisor Kate Sears on Sea Level Rise from Sausalito to Novato— Marin is at risk, today and in the future. We need to plan, coordinate, and act to prepare for rising tides.... Read more

Lights Out for Dark-Sky Week

  Five Ways to Celebrate Dark Sky Week! The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) is a great resource and orientation for the week that starts with Earth Day (April 22) and ends with the spring new moon (April 28). However you choose to spend the week—whether only using the lights you really need,... Read more

Movies Around the World

This short 3-minute film—aired midway through the awards presentations the night of the Oscars, February 26—is now available to view (for free). It was commissioned by the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences and produced and filmed by our own East Pier filmmakers Will Parrinello and John Antonelli (Mill Valley Film Group). Enjoy! Movies Around... Read more

Anchor Out, a Love Story

Sausalito artist, retired clinical psychologist, and now author Barbara Sapienza has written a novel, Anchor Out. A book launch and reading will be held at Sausalito Book Passage by the Bay on April 22 at 4 p.m. Anchor Out, a novel When: 4 pm, April 22 Where: Sausalito Book Passage by... Read more

Brave New World as Ducklings Hatch

Passels of ducklings, and goslings—along with their watchful parents—can be seen waddling and swimming about in various locations throughout the floating homes community. Over on South 40, Caroline Hall and Michael McNeill’s planter box provided the ideal set up for a pair of Mallard Ducks to build a nest. The just-hatched ducklings—who launch themselves straight out of the... Read more

Perfect Storm Sinks Two Boats

  A powerful storm with strong winds from an unusual direction spelled misfortune for two floating homes on Thursday, April 6. Overnight, at more than a five-foot tide, #62 Issaquah began taking on water and listing northward toward its neighbor. And Dianne Moyer awoke to three feet of water and the sinking of her... Read more