Float-Ins Bustin’ Out All Over

It’s spring and float-in concerts are in full swing once again. Here’s an upcoming lineup: May 1, 2:00 p.m.: ‘Nother Mother Brothers, at the Tipi (white geometric) anchor-out May 2, 3:30 p.m.: A Dock hosts Three Rivers and a short opening set by Gabriel Barkin May 15, 2:00 p.m.: Stephen...

Morley Singer Dies at 84

Dr. Morley Singer, who bought the floating home at the end of Issaquah Dock in July, 2018, passed away in February. Morley is survived by his sister, Gail Singer of Toronto, who now occupies the iconic flat-roofed home part-time. She recently wrote to her new neighbors, “the sad news is...

Virtual Floating Homes Tour This June

The FHA is planning a virtual open homes tour this June. We’ve been inspired by Performing Stars of Marin City, which staged an online gala last fall that netted $125,000. The centerpiece of our online production will be a walking tour, with visits to six homes and video interviews with...

South Forty’s Online Gallery

Inspired by the long-running Artists@Issaquah and shaped by the pandemic, SoFo Gallery is a monthly virtual platform for residents of South Forty Dock to share their art, writing, short videos, riffs, and photos. The site provides an opportunity to get to know another side of our neighbors—from the other side of...

Ron Rankin, 1938-2021

Ron Rankin, a resident of South Forty Pier for over 40 years, recently passed away. Ron was a true gentleman, a friendly neighbor, and a very generous man. His global philanthropy included support for better wages and working conditions for the poorest of people and promoted holistic land management practices...

Emma’s Lego Mystery

Emma Stubbs of Issaquah Dock turned 30 in 2020. Surprisingly, she says she won’t remember it as “the pandemic birthday.” Instead, she’ll remember it as “the Lego houseboat birthday.” Here’s the story, as told by Emma: Let me start at the beginning… a month before my birthday, I began to...

Jerry Jampolsky Transitions

“Gerald ‘Jerry’ Jampolsky’s life story reads like the ultimate self-help book.” That’s how Marin Magazine introduced a profile of long-time Issaquah Dock resident Jerry Jampolsky and his wife Diane. Jerry passed away peacefully on December 29. Recently, Diane Cirincione-Jampolsky sent this message to friends and family: “At this time of...

Uprise Skyward Performed at Sea Level

Earlier this month Elana Yonah of East Pier and Joey Carlin of Liberty Dock co-hosted an acrobatic performance by ShiftShapers, a troupe of touring artists collaborating to inspire and shape the shift needed in the world through art performance and activism. The water-access performance, “Uprise Skyward,” was quite an extravaganza,...

Bouquets to Pam Bousquet

Recently, Rachelle Dorris of Issaquah Dock sent this notice to neighbors: A bright light on the dock went dark on Friday, with the passing of 32-year resident, Pam Bousquet. She resided with her longtime partner, Cornell Ross, who passed in June, at #38 Issaquah. Pam had been an Assistant District...

Floating Homes Victory Flotilla – Biden/Harris 2020!

This Saturday, following the announcement of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 United States presidential election, together with the historic announcement of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris as his Vice President, residents of our floating homes community joined millions across the country in celebrating our nation’s new leadership. Almost as...