When Life Gives You Poppies

It all started after the lift on wearing masks outdoors. Spring was in the air, neighbors were smiling smiles we could finally see, and a riot of poppies had sprung up in the planters around Main Dock’s utility area, referred to as ‘the pit’. The poppies were a pleasant surprise....

Now That Stinks

Our flight had been delayed, so we got home to Main Dock around 9:00 pm. The young German couple who had been housesitting left a lovely note saying how much they enjoyed our cats and their two-week stay on a Sausalito houseboat. In the right-hand bottom corner of their note,...

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...

Music Continues in WPH Lagoon

In the accompanying photo, Victoria Colella and Michele Affronte kick back while listening to music off the deck of Wolf Island at the end of Main Dock. Next up: Joe Tate and the Hippie Voices at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 4. If you plan to attend, please remember all...

A Very Full Fourth

Saturday July 4 was glorious all day—a perfect day for a parade, which, of course, didn’t happen. Nevertheless the floating homes community managed to make the best of it. In the Waldo Point lagoon, 100 seafarers gathered in every conceivable type of watercraft to hear a performance by Mount Saint...

Janet Thuesen Moves North

Sixteen-year Main Dock resident Janet Thuesen has moved to Washington State to reside near one of her daughters. Janet, who describes herself as a flag-waving Dane, filled her bright and airy floating home with Danish heirlooms, figurines and furnishings, including the sign from her parents’ Danish bakery in the Midwest....

Main Dock Loses Pacifico Samonte

Long time Main Dock resident Pacifico Samonte passed away in mid-April in his floating home. The popular guitarist had been suffering from esophageal cancer. His partner, Cameron Duncan, reported, “Pac was breathing very quietly and peacefully all night as I held his hand. It was quite a surprise to see...

Meet the New FHA Membership Co-Chairs

The new FHA Membership Committee Co-Chairs are raring to go. Lisa McNelley and Jill Sherman, Main Dock neighbors and friends, have teamed up. They’re excited about their new role and see lots of opportunity for enhancing FHA visibility that will be both useful and fun. “We want to go beyond...

Five New Homes on 9/14 Tour

The September 14 open homes tour will feature five homes that will be opening to the public for the first time. Thanks to homeowners Mari Steeno (Issaquah), Jane Thompson (Van Damme) plus Claire and Greg Simeone, Tim Dabner and Julie Carlson (Liberty) for volunteering their homes. These five will be...