SIGHTINGS gentrification — continued part of a commercial fresh-fish concern at the Port. The two women absolutely blew the caprails off the men in the local marine trades in their intelligent efforts and perseverance. Another member of the trades association joined the Chamber of Commerce, while others have become outspoken in other outfits around town. People who work on the water, by nature, it seems, are a mite insular, uninterested in schmoozing and social gamesmanship, but a certain amount of that appears vital to avoid the 'us-vs.-them' syndrome wherever waterfronts are threatened. While looking for an example of a well-integrated waterfront in a terminally precious town, I learned of continued on outside column of next sightings page
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book reviews poses. The retail versions contain fullcolor photographs.) Falling (Brion Toss ) — This is the ebook we mentioned earlier. It is also a 'mini-book' — neither of which we have reviewed before. The reason it's included here is that: 1) It's by our favorite rigger/ author, Port Townsend's Brion Toss, and 2) It's a delightful and instructive read. The premise is in the title — it's about some of the stories Brion has encountered in his 40-some years of rigging work of people or objects accidentally
The November 2018 issue of the West's premier sailing and marine magazine.