Joe Beernink

Daily Archives: July 28, 2012

My wife and I took the kids over to Vashon Island today for their first ferry ride and a little exploring. We all loved the island, and halfway through the trip, my kids were asking if they could move there. Perhaps someday. I’d love to have a water view out my office window, a place to ride bikes and to walk on the beach. If I could be sure neither of us… Read More

This year is my first federal election since I became a US Citizen in May of 2011. Last year I voted in the local elections for the first time. Voting in local elections is a little bit easier. You read the bios in the Voter’s Pamphlet, read the local newspaper, and read the city newsletter, and you get a pretty good idea of what’s going on. But in the State and Federal… Read More