Category Archives: Featured Customers

Tammy & Tom’s Untraditional – Epic – Love

Back in the days of “You’ve got mail” and Yahoo email addresses – back when online dating was a tad bit taboo and flip phones were the rage – Tammy Goodall signed up for a free week of Match.com. Thank goodness for the Internet. Thirteen years later, on the rooftop of a Lake Union houseboat, […]

Kenmore Air Enthusiasts in Connecticut

There aren’t too many seaplanes in Connecticut, but Phil and Doreen Mikan were pretty sure their twins would be fascinated by seeing planes land on the water. They weren’t wrong. In the summer of 2012, the couple visited our Emerald City with their then five-year-old rug rats. They made sure to stay close to Lake […]

Heather and Dan’s Surprise Proposal

Taking someone home can be a lot of things. Scary. Exciting. Nerve-wracking. I don’t imagine Heather thought it would be the first time Dan would say, “I love you.” But it was. At 15, doctors found a benign tumor on Heather’s cerebellum. Her’s is a story of perseverance and of faith. It’s the story that […]

Customer Focus – Dr. Brian Crain

Helping people’s eyes wasn’t Dr. Brian Crain’s first profession. Before he was a doctor; before he opened his first clinic in Auburn, Washington and his second in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island; and before he became business partners with his son – Brian was a marketing man. But after years of designing ads, he […]

Customer Focus – Tom Bayley

Tom Bayley grew up spending his summers on Orcas Island with his mother, Frances Ann Stimson Bayley, and his brothers, Douglas Bayley and Frank Bayley III. His father, Frank S. Bayley Jr., was a prominent Seattle lawyer. He often made the long ferry trek to join them on the weekends. But in the ‘50s, Frank […]