They were blowing bubbles as they drifted off to sea.
The ephemera: Original vintage charts from Coastal Waters; vintage atlas maps from 1946; vintage postal cancellation stamps from my mother’s girlhood collection. The top ones are from towns and hamlets on Vancouver Island and the Bottom one from towns around British Columbia.
They synchronized their swimming on porpoise so as to arrive in unison. They were carefully stacked like sardines but of course they were not sardines at all. Porpoise Harbour had never seen such a spectacle.
The ephemera: Vintage Canadian Marine Chart; vintage stamp, natural history illustrations of fish