Pebble Cove Farm
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Hello OASIS families,
On April 4th, a group of high school students will travel to Japan for a two week study tour. They started preparing for this adventure in October, 2012, when they were selected to participate in the Japanese Connections course and study tour. Since then, they have been learning about Japan and the Japanese through readings, discussions, research, completing assignments, and writing about what ...
Day 3 & 4: Yesterday we went crabbing! I have never eaten dungeness crab, and was excited to get out on the water. We set the pots and then cruised around the islands for a few hours. Tough way to kill time. When we returned to our two crab pots, we found them each loaded with crabs! Woohoo! We threw back all the little ones and the females, and still had more than enough to meet our daily limit. After bringing in the boat, unloading and cleaning everything up, we had to figure ...
Day 2: After the last few stressful weeks of packing, moving out of our respective cities, finishing work, finishing a thesis, making major life decisions, etc, it was fabulous to sit on the porch this morning overlooking Buck Bay and just relax!
Shelly has been scouring the island for things for our trip, so we got to go through a pile of treasures and figure out what we could take with us and what needed to stay. We're starting to ...
... since 3pm. Let me fast forward.... the flight that was supposed to leave at 7pm finally leaves after midnight and arrives in Seattle at 3am. We were 12 hours late . . . and more than two days worth of tired. Oh, and cranky. Did I mention cranky. I should say cranky. Not so much Paul, but pretty much me. I snarled, snorted and harumphed my way to the car rental. By the time we got to bed it must have been 4 or 5 am. ...
... the procedures they followed during he whole process I felt so good to know these personnel are available,willing and able to help in times like this. Our scenario was minor compared to some rescues they perform but knowing that they would happily jump into the Pacific from 30' above the water if that is what the situation called for puts you in awe of thief bravery and commitment.
So an hour flight in the chopper (very, ...
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