Salish Sea Stories 48 North magazine

For over a decade, I’ve written a monthly page for 48 North sailing magazine in Seattle, WA.

Most current published story is the top one.

Each page links to its own page and the full page story.

2017-12 Red-throated Loons (the most current issue when I posted this).


  1. 2017-12 Red-throated Loons
  2. 2017 – 10 American Widgeons
  3. 2017 – 9 Black Turnstones
  4. 2017 – 8 Belted Kingfisher
  5. 2017 – 7 Kelp Crab
  6. 2017 – 6 Pelagic Cormorant
  7. 2017 – 5 Canada Goose
  8. 2017 – 4 Marbled Murrelet
  9. 2017 – 3 Common Merganser
  10. 2017 – 2 Purple Shore Crab
  11. 2017 – 1 Flying or Sailing – It’s all the same!
  12. 2016 – 12 Harbor Porpoise
  13. 2016 – 11 Vermilion Star
  14. 2016 – 10 Bonapartes Gull
  15. 2016 – 9 687 Sea Otters
  16. 2016 – 8 Bull Kelp
  17. 2016 – 7 Bay Pipefish
  18. 2016 – 6 Lions Mane Jelly
  19. 2016 – 5 Double-crested Cormorant
  20. 2016 – 4 Orange Cup Coral
  21. 2016 – 3 Pile Perch
  22. 2016 – 2 Harlequin Duck
  23. 2016-1 Squat Lobster
  24. 2015 – 12 Common Loon
  25. 2015 – 11 Dabbling Gulls
  26. 2015 – 10 Fin Whales
  27. 2015 – 9 Rhinoceros Auklet
  28. 2015 – 8 Caspian Tern
  29. 2015 – 7 Northwestern Crow
  30. 2015 – 6 Pigeon Guillemot
  31. 2015 – 5 Gray Whales
  32. 2015 – 4 Sea Pen
  33. 2015 – 3 Hooded Merganser
  34. 2015 – 2 Fish-eating Anemone
  35. 2015 – 1 Oystercatcher
  36. 2014 – 12 Great Blue Heron
  37. 2014 – 11 Sand Dollar
  38. 2014 – 10 Common Murre
  39. 2014 – 9 Puget Sound Rockfish
  40. 2014 – 8 Belted Kingfisher
  41. 2014 – 7 Starfish Wasting – Top Dog in Trouble
  42. 2014 – 6 Harbor Seal Pups
  43. 2014 – 5 Spotted Ratfish – Space Aliens
  44. 2014 – 4 Red-breasted Merganser
  45. 2014 – 3 Sea Hawks
  46. 2014 – 2 Bufflehead
  47. 2014 – 1 Dungeness Crab – Beady Eyes
  48. 2013 – 12 American Coots
  49. 2013 – 11 Orca Whale
  50. 2013 – 10 Black Turnstone
  51. 2013 – 9 Hermit Crab
  52. 2013 – 8 Chum Salmon
  53. 2013 – 7 Osprey
  54. 2013 – 6 Piling Community
  55. 2013 – 5 Sea Lion
  56. 2013 – 4 The Secret Garden
  57. 2013 – 3 It’s a GULL, Not a Seagull
  58. 2013 – 2 Feather Duster Worm
  59. 2013 – 1 The Amazing Giant Octopus
  60. 2012 – 12 Harlequin Ducks Return
  61. 2012 – 11 Moon Snail
  62. 2012 – 10 People-sized Porpoises
  63. 2012 – 9 A Loon’s Story
  64. 2012 – 8 Plumose Anemone – Flowers of the Sea
  65. 2012 – 7 River Otters – Lucky Fisherman

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