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TOP O' THE MORN: Navy's planes changed our town

  • Apr 27, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:57PM

It isn’t little Oak Harbor anymore.

TOP O' THE MORN: Whidbey enjoys superb springs

  • Apr 21, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:57PM

FAITHFUL LIVING: This week, take time to look for unexpected blessings

  • Apr 21, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:57PM

FAITHFUL LIVING: Loving and serving others shows untold blessings

  • Apr 13, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:57PM

TOP O' THE MORN: There's more to Whidbey's weather than a little rain

  • Apr 13, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:57PM

FAITHFUL LIVING: Watching a bird's amusing behavior can bring wisdom

  • Apr 6, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:57PM

He is a thrush, inherited a rather unenviable name (Turdus migratorius) when ornithologists decided to classify him, and his voracious appetite for earthworms is not appetizing in the least.

TOP O' THE MORN: House was a home to many Whidbey families

  • Apr 6, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:57PM

An old log house that once sat in a tangle of brush on Crosby Road, just east of Heller Road could be dated back to 1871, or even a few years earlier.

FAITHFUL LIVING: God lets us know the important details in Biblical figures' lives

  • Mar 29, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:57PM

This week I viewed clips extracted from a documentary filmed four years ago that features various children growing up in the Middle East.

FAITHFUL LIVING: Before we can rejoice, we must examine some facts

  • Mar 29, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:57PM

Tomorrow is Easter Sunday and I feel the anticipation in my heart growing.

TOP O' THE MORN: Snow can't freeze memories of spring

  • Mar 29, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

The first day of spring and we had the last snow of winter!

TOP O' THE MORN Celebrating the Irish and all island heritages

  • Mar 15, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

In County Cork, in southern Ireland, an old castle stands deserted and bleak amid green fields and stone walls.

FAITHFUL LIVING: People have been praying for peace in troubled areas for centuries.

  • Mar 15, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

This week I watched television coverage of Jewish and Palestinian women mourning the deaths of their children. The images are graphic and their sorrow seems almost raucous as they walk behind the draped bodies of their children, carried overhead by family and friends and outraged community members.

FAITHFUL LIVING: Learning about Biblical figures gives new insight into old stories

  • Mar 10, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

What do you know about the key players in the Easter story?

TOP O THE MORN: Many newspapers have struggled on Whidbey

  • Mar 10, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

March 17, 1891, No. 1 Vol. 1 of Whidbey (Whidby) Island’s (almost) first newspaper hit the street.

FAITHFUL LIVING: Be still and hear inspiration even in the voice of a bird

  • Feb 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

One of the things I miss most during the winter months is the sound of birds. Nearly every day I stop, when I venture outside, and simply listen for a few moments before I hurry on my way.

TOP O THE MORN: Town's dreams live and die over water

  • Feb 23, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

A dream for Oak Harbor began in 1892, when perhaps 100 people lived in the little town.

TOP O' THE MORN

  • Feb 17, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

We are fortunate to have Mina B. Neil’s cookbook, dated 1909 and titled “Household Discoveries and Mrs. Curtis’ Cook Book.”

FAITHFUL LIVING: Faith allows us to fill our lives with self-control and grace

  • Feb 17, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

It was 28 years ago when I first learned of the nine Fruits of the Spirit from a youth pastor who worked diligently to root the kids in my youth group deeply in the Christian faith.

FAITHFUL LIVING: Faithfulness lets us live boldly

  • Feb 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

I have come to understand that sometimes we experience good things in our lives because we make them happen

TOP O THE MORN: Making music makes sweet family memories

  • Feb 9, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

This week, we took stock of the tall trees waving in the cold wind under a heavily clouded sky, and decided it was a day for a pity party.

ISLAND FLAVORS: Let red wines, rich food warm you this winter

  • Feb 6, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

When the weather is warm and dry, nothing is more refreshing than a crisp, cold glass of dry white wine. However, when it is as dark and blustery (as it is while I write this), my thoughts turn toward sitting beside a warm fire with a hearty, nourishing meal and a glass of velvety red wine.

IN GOOD THYME Pussy willows signal approach of spring

  • Feb 6, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

When my octogenarian mother could no longer live independently, she moved from the Northeast to California where my sister, a nurse, could look after her. Although Mom was enchanted with the year-round color and diversity of California flora, she missed many of the cool-climate plants of her New Jersey home.

TOP O THE MORN: Cattle rustlers ran wild in the late 1800s

  • Feb 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

Cattle rustling was rife on North Whidbey in the 1870s.

FAITHFUL LIVING: Goodness is never perfectly achieved but can be practiced daily

  • Feb 2, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

I grew up in a community with a stable population.

FAITHFUL LIVING Showing kindness fills our lives with sunshine

  • Jan 28, 2002 at 12:00AM updated Jul 3, 2008 at 7:56PM

If you have peeked in on Faithful Living of late you know that we have taken the last few weeks to consider the Fruit of the Spirit,

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