Close to Home | By Joel Sackett

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At the ferry terminal parking lot while cars were unloading from the 7:05 a.m. ferry from Seattle I met self-described “raccoon hat man.”

He told me it was road kill and he has already sold a few. As we talked, a crow kept dive-bombing the hat, trying to steal it. I kept ducking and missed the dive shot, but raccoon hat man never flinched. “The crows have snatched the hat off my head three times and twice I was able to get it back.  Before I could find out how, it was time to get back to our cars on to the 7:55 ferry.


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