Horoscopes by Triana: July 16 - 22, 2018 - Sun Enters Leo on Sunday, Forming Fixed T-Square With Mars and Uranus

First off, once again I'm late with the column and trying to make myself feel better by thinking, “Better late than never.” Last week involved four wasp stings in two days, a massive fall on concrete that smashed my knees and cracked some ribs, and a relative died. Since I have power of attorney for both people of this couple, I’ve also been dealing with what needs to be taken care of. Having said that, if I didn’t have to sleep I’d get everything done!

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San Juan Island Real Estate Market Summary - 2nd quarter

The second quarter results which complete the first half of the year for San Juan Island were similar to the first quarter. Per the NWMLS, the dollar volume on San Juan Island was $56,399,689 with a total of 108 transactions. The numbers reflects a 18% decrease in transaction number and a 22% decrease in dollar volume as compared to the same period in 2017.

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San Juan Island Library thanks Community Foundation Women’s Fund

On behalf of the entire San Juan Island Library Youth Services staff, I would like to extend our deepest gratitude to the San Juan Island Community Foundation Women’s Fund for their generous support of our Middle Grade Book Club. For the 2018-2019 school year, the Women’s Fund will provide funding to purchase books for our club members. These books will go directly into the hands of our island’s emerging teen population and help expose them to a variety of authors and literary genres.

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Millennials wanted

To our Island Millennials,

According to Forbes Magazine, by 2020, nearly half the working population will be composed by Millennials and Millennial Values as a generation are having a drastic impact on the shape of company culture. They are also looking deeper into the values of the companies they work for and buy from. Millennials consider themselves politically Independent. If they decide to unite and vote this year, they will make a dramatic influence on this year's election.

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Fleming: Supports Alex Ramel for 40th District State Rep

Dear Editor,

Alex Ramel would be a fantastic representative for the 40th district in Washington. He is a progressive democrat who will champion climate action, affordable housing, healthcare for all, fully funded schools, equal pay for women, and gun violence prevention. Alex is also a listener and strong collaborate leader. I have never been this inspired by a political candidate. I highly endorse and trust him.

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Horoscopes by Triana: July 9 – 15, 2018 - We Live in Amazing Times

  Venus has entered the earthy, gutsy sign of Virgo and forms a Grand Trine in earth signs with Uranus in Taurus and Saturn in Capricorn. This serves to help us organize, focus and achieve within our means. This type of Grand Trine is helpful in financial matters because it reins in impulsive spending or being drawn to useless things that call our wallets.

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Writing Right There

The Marine Biology Quarter at Friday Harbor Laboratories (FHL) offers a course where students get a chance to write about topics they know matter, but it also helps them to understand the science they are immersed in at FHL in new ways. I’ve lost count of the number of times over the years that a student has come to me in office hours or during a one-on-one conference and, quite sheepishly, said something to the effect of “I just don’t like writing about topics/books/prompts that I don’t care about.” “Of course!” I reply, “nobody does!” But this is the bane of many mandatory composition classes, where students walk into a topic they most likely did not select.

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