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...

New PR Chairs: Drifty Dreamers

The Drifty Dreamers are Arleen Ma and Scott Collins, whose South 40 floating home is so named. Before moving into the community last spring, they often admired and paddled around the floating homes from their base, a 36’ trawler moored in Clipper Yacht Harbor. Both have worked in the biotech...

South 40’s Enchanting Mailboxes

A few years back, when Waldo Point Harbor was converting from traditional mailboxes to locking cluster box units, South 40 residents sought permission to retain the old fashioned style. Not long after that, some neighbors asked Susan Neri to help decorate their boxes. Susan is a lifelong graphic designer, and...

Lia Reaches Hawaii – in Record Time!

Lia Ditton, who lived on East Pier a few years ago, has set a world record for a woman rowing solo from San Francisco to Honolulu; she covered the distance in 86 days, 10 hours, 5 minutes and 56 seconds. The previous women’s record had been 99 days. As the...

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...

Ubuntu Coffee by Mail

The Ubuntu Coffee Cooperative was founded in in 2012 by longtime floating homes resident Ted Levit and two friends. The worker-owned cooperative grew from a desire to market organic, fair trade coffee in a work environment that respects the rights and dignity of all who work to produce it. Ubuntu’s...

Mrs. T. Carves a Path

Elizabeth Terwilliger, who passed away in 2006 at the age of 97, was a remarkable woman in many ways. A recent Marinscope profile noted that Mrs. T., as she was lovingly known, was a descendant of Kit Carson, Daniel Boone and James Fenimore Cooper, and “a modern-day trailblazer in the...

Dock Residents Join Marin City Protest

The murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, on top of four hundred years of systemic racism, has sparked global protests against police brutality. Marin activists have organized Black Lives Matter demonstrations throughout the county. On June, 2 at least 1,000 people gathered peacefully in the Marin City...

South 40 Knighthood

South 40 resident Michael van Walt has been knighted by the Dutch government for exceptional service to society with a global impact. On the occasion of the birthday of His Majesty the King of the Netherlands, a national holiday, Michael was awarded the rarely bestowed royal distinction of Commander in...