An island silenced by snow Brian J. Cantwell Uncategorized February 13, 2021 1 Minute Snow falls on a pair of Buffleheads paddling the frigid waters of Read’s Bay. THE QUICKEST WAY to make a quiet, beautiful little island quieter and more beautiful? Dump six inches of snow on it. Everything changes. Every sound is muffled. Every footstep is cushioned. Every tree limb boldly silhouetted. Every hard edge softened. A lone set of tire tracks edges Center Island’s snow-blanketed airfield Saturday morning. Share this:FacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related Published by Brian J. Cantwell A former travel and outdoors editor at The Seattle Times, I'm now exploring Washington's San Juan Islands on my classic runabout and trying not to smash my fingers with the hammer while I fix up my island cabin. View all posts by Brian J. Cantwell Published February 13, 2021
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Just a perfect photo to match the narrative. And the mood on this deep winter’s day.