"Hi Mom. I made the ferry just in time but it's a milk run so it's probably best that you start dinner without me."
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"When I was at my poorest I survived on bottomless soup and focaccia bread at Pag's..."
'Cedar and Salt: Vancouver Island Recipes from Forest, Farm, Field and Sea' was several delicious years in the making...
We thought this might be a joke at first but it's 100% real. The Glenlivet is giving its whiskies the Tide pod treatment...
"I used to buy weed on the 7th floor of View Towers until one night I found a pool of blood in the elevator..."
"Even though it's small and isolated on the edge of the continent, I'd totally move to Ukee tomorrow if I could..."
"To avoid all the crowds during the Olympics I went across the border and camped in the Olympics..."
"I know more musicians, skateboarders, artists and cooks than newlyweds and nearly deads, but whatever..."
"I've probably seen The Dayglo Abortions more times in the last 30 years than I ever talked to my Dad..."
"Want a cheap international cruise to an extraordinary wilderness? Olympic National Park is just a quick Coho ride away..."
"You're goddam right The Tragically Hip should have written a song about the Cougars..."
"Did you know there are now also bathtub races in New Zealand, Washington and Vancouver?"
"I'm going to go get some milk and a newspaper from The Birdcages. Do you want anything?"
"Few things are more simultaneously illustrative of our species' folly and fancy than the Big Lonely Doug..."
"The Ahousaht have oral traditions and histories that reach back over 18 generations, long before first contact with Europeans..."
"Hey, is there any chance we can reschedule the thing for a little later today? I'm stuck in the Colwood Crawl..."
"Some of the environmentalists protesting the pipeline were also in the thick of it during the War in the Woods..."
"When I was a kid we'd sometimes hear about prisoners breaking out of Wilkie and causing all kinds of crazy shit..."
"I was at a party in Fernwood last night when a bunch of Jaks showed up and tore the place down. Literally..."
"When I was a kid I wished my lazy dog was a lot more like the dignified German Shepherd in The Littlest Hobo..."
"I accidentally stabbed my face with my vanilla soft serve when the ship's horn blew through Active Pass...'
"I'm not at all prepared for when The Big One strikes. I have two packets of instant ramen and half a bottle of Chardonnay..."