Stories from the West Coast

Living and Boating in the Pacific Northwest

If you want to be appreciated as a thunderstorm you just need to be a thunderstorm in the south Puget Sound. I was spending the night on my boat in the marina the other night when a thunderstorm blew through. My fellow boaters at the marina were hooting and hollering and celebrating with each lightning flash and clap of thunder like it was the Fourth of July. I have never in my life seen people so enjoy a storm…


When the Alarm Bell in Your Head Goes Off, Listen!

We're supposed to react when an alarm go off in our head. It’s nature's way of saying "Hey, maybe you should rethink this!" The following is story about what happens when you ignore the alarm…