Volunteers Needed to Clean OUR Shore – Sat Sept 21

Too often, plastic, cigarette butts, and styrofoam cups mar our beautiful bay shores. For thirty-five years, people have worked to change that. Volunteer with the FHA Environmental Committee and pick up trash along our waterfront during Coastal Cleanup Day Saturday, Sept. 21. Our FHA team will meet at the Waldo... Read more

Volunteer to Clean our Shoreline Sept 21

Too often, plastic, cigarette butts, and styrofoam cups mar our beautiful bay shores. For thirty-five years, people have worked to change that. Volunteer with the FHA Environmental Committee and pick up trash along our waterfront during Coastal Cleanup Day Saturday, Sept. 21. Our FHA team will meet at the Waldo... Read more

Board Meeting Notes – May 2019

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 May BOARD MEETING: The Board approved a budget that calls for net income of $6,000 by year end. Vice President Taylor Ray spoke about... Read more

Katherine Boschetto:  Navigating Life’s Curves

“I should have been born at the beginning of the forties,” Katherine Boschetto says, smiling, when I ask about the black and white photos of dancers on her living room wall at 9 Issaquah. “Everything in my house is vintage, from the 30s, 40s and 50s.” In her bedroom, she... Read more

Resilient Neighborhoods Presentation at May 14 Board Meeting

Tamara Peters, executive director of Resilient Neighborhoods, will give an audio-visual presentation, about her organization, at the beginning of the May 14 FHA Board Meeting. Resilient Neighborhoods offers free workshops to empower people to take action on climate change, lower their bills, strengthen their communities and prepare for emergencies. Last spring,... Read more

A New Twist on the March 2, 2019 FHA Raffle

For the FHA annual meeting raffle this year, we are including service gifts. Can you donate: a quick ride to the Marin Airporter Manzanita stop? 3 hours of organizing help?  a freshly baked cake from a home recipe? Service gifts are a great way to let your dock neighbors know... Read more

King Tide Tracking: December Results

At about 11:20 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23, volunteers from nine docks checked yardsticks to see the height of the king tide. Tracking the rising water is a project of the FHA Environmental Committee, and we mounted yardsticks on 4x4s, just below the top decking, to measure distance down to... Read more

Emphasis on Private Tours for 2018 – How You Can Help

In the absence of our large Annual Tour this year, the FHA has set a goal of conducting 10 smaller Private Tours for groups of 20 to 40 attendees. So far three have been conducted, three are scheduled for April and July, with inquiries for three more. The Private Tours... Read more

FHA Tour to Skip a Year

It’s been my pleasure to work on all 32 Floating Home Tours, and to co-chair the Tour Committee for the past several years. During that time I’ve met some extraordinary people, and forged lasting friendships with many of them. This year was no exception, and the combination of tour committee... Read more