Understanding Gender Identity

Janna Barkin and her husband Gabriel and are coming up on their one-year anniversary on A Dock. On Thursday, June 6, she will be speaking in City Hall on Understanding Gender Identity, based on her book He’s Always Been My Son. Here’s a brief excerpt from the introduction to the book:... Read more

From a Log Cabin to The Victorian

MJ Roberts and Jerry Evans of Issaquah Dock are both accomplished creative professionals as well as long time professors. Just like many of us, they started with a funky pied a terre floating home on Main Dock, and then moved to The Log Cabin (on Issaquah) before landing their perfect boat, The... Read more

Wilford Welch at Sausalito Book Passage

On January 31, the Sausalito Book Passage store will host a reading from In Our Hands – Handbook for Intergenerational Actions to Solve the Climate Crisis. The book, by longtime East Pier Resident Wilford Welch, offers an easy to understand primer on global warming and specific actions each of us can... Read more

Book Reading at the Library – Thursday Jan 18

Join Janna Barkin at the Library—7 p.m. in Council Chambers Thursday Jan 18—for a reading, discussion and signing of her book, He’s Always Been My Son. Written with warmth and humor, He’s Always Been My Son reminds us to accept others for who they are, and will support, educate and... Read more

A Look Back – 2017 Dock & Community News

There were a lot of dock and community news stories in 2017, some of which deserve a 2nd look—to read a post, click the link/story title—posts about those no longer with us (either departed or having moved away), celebrations, expressions of creativity and reminders of what makes our community unique. ... Read more

Moondrifter Reverie

Keith Emmons, who lived as an anchor-out for ten years in the 1970s, is a poet and storyteller who has written numerous observations of that Utopian civic experience. In 1972, Keith and his fiancé were living in Oakland and planning a summer trip back East. They gave up their apartment... Read more

The Harbor Seal and the Great Blue Heron

The Harbor Seal and the Great Blue Heron — a poem and photos by Chris Tellis, Yellow Ferry Harbor — On a grey-green boat on a blue-green bay A brown harbor seal considered his day. Perhaps a short swim, then a nap in the sun He hauled out with ease,... Read more

Sausalito Waterfront Poet Reads at the Library

Moondrifter Reverie — Please join us in the City Hall Council Chambers on Thursday, December 7 at 7:00 p.m. for a reading by Sausalito waterfront poet Keith Emmons, author of the new poetry collection Moondrifter Reverie. A cum laude graduate of Harvard College, Keith lived for ten years in the Waldo... Read more

Swimming in a Sea of Talent

A Boatload of Books—the place to find published works from and about our community—is easily accessed by clicking Boatload of Books in the column at right. Here are several new—and recently added—titles:     In Our Hands, Wilford Welch. A handbook for intergenerational actions to solve the climate crisis, with an... Read more

A Boatload of Books

Our floating lifestyle attracts creative people, from authors to artists. This is a list of publications by current and former residents as well as select books about our floating homes. Nonfiction A Little Piece of the Earth, Maria Finn. Grow your own food, starting small, with more than fifty self-contained, doable... Read more