Board Meeting Notes — June 2022

Here are some of the items that were discussed or decided on at the june 14 FHA Board Meeting. More details will be reported later in the Floating Times. The Board approved expenses of $581.00 over–budget for Day in the Park equipment and Pet Parade prizes. FHA VP Pete Hudson...

Reliving Day in the Park

Bonny Meyer splits time between Issaquah Dock and the Napa Valley, where she’s a principal at Meyer Family Enterprises. She’s also the author of Perfectly Paired, the story of the love affair behind Silver Oak Cellars. And on top of that, she’s also an avid videographer, and recently completed a...

A Full, Fun Day in the Park

On May 22, the weather cooperated and helped make the FHA’s free Day in the Park a resounding success. Event coordinator Pete Hudson reported that Davey Jones’ paella (4 varieties) was a smash: “I bought 200 compostable single–use food serving bowls and 200 compostable spoons and all were used,” he...

Let’s Make Day in the Park the Best Ever

The Floating Homes Association’s Day in the Park will be on the lawn between Issaquah and Charles Van Damme Docks on Sunday, May 22, from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. This will be an afternoon of free food, music and lots more. All residents and friends are welcome to attend. Here...

Best Selling Mystery Begins on Issaquah Dock

Currently, the most famous resident of Issaquah Dock is a fictional character named Hannah Hall from the best-selling novel, The Last Thing He Told Me (Julia Roberts is slated to play Hannah in the mini-series, to air on AppleTV). Despite the book’s houseboat billing—floating homes feature in the cover art, and Sausalito...

Checking Electrical Hookups

Only a lucky few can claim that their house won’t work until they plug it in. A floating home is unique because its electricity comes through a free hanging cable into the house. Every houseboat connects to the main power through some type of electrical outlet dockside. If you are...

Reflections by Jarl Forsman

Issaquah Dock resident Jarl Forsman is a writer, painter and long-time practitioner and teacher of the art of Tai Chi/Qigong. She’s recently discovered a new artistic direction. Exploring the nooks and crannies of Richardson bay at various times of day from her small motor boat, she began to notice the...