Dedicated to the citizens of Mason County, Washington since 1886


Xinh was an icon

Editor, the Journal,

To say that Xinh was an icon would be an understatement.

I got to know her when I ran the shucking competition with Jef Conklin at OysterFest for 15 years or so. This was during the years when she won her championships. She was a world-class shucker. More importantly, she was a world-class person.

Over the years, the shucking competition evolved. There were the locals, old-timers and newcomers, people coming from different parts of the world that made our area their new home. Restaurant people from Seattle came down. It was a disparate group of people that...


Reader Comments(0)

Rendered 06/14/2024 14:05