Are we on a different planet?
We spent a very pleasant weekend on Lopez Island a couple of weeks ago -- for those not of the Northwest, Lopez is one of the chain of islands in between the U.S. and Vancouver Island, Canada. The ones on the U.S. side are the San Juan Islands. On the Canadian side the Channel Islands. Lopez is largely agricultural with a sizable dose of tourist trade. It is fresh water limited so is not likely to become more developed (good). After we were on Lopez for only a couple of