I’ll always remember Mom’s cinnamon apple sauce, darker than the rest and haunting in flavor on a cold Fall day. Most everyone canned or preserved their food in some way. It was during WWII, when we were using ration cards and sugar was hard to get.
You have probably heard or read of the Paleo or caveman diet. Heck, you may even already be on it. It’s theory is that we will thrive if we’ll eat as our remote ancestors did. Enough with all this GMO and Genetically Engineered food. Down with forbidding meat, or fats. Enough with all the sugar, MSG, and other chemical additives. Faugh to packaged foods. Cavemen were omnivorous.
The conventions are over and our next president will be either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. A few years ago, it looked like we were going to have a very humdrum choice of the two ruling family establishment candidates, Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton.
We were Dad’s rear view mirror coming down Fauntleroy Avenue. On our knees, in the back seat of our 1949 Oldsmobile Super 88, only the 98 had a bigger engine. Our Olds had a “whirl-a- way” gear that was triggered by a hidden button under the gas pedal. When Dad tromped it, to pass or run a yellow light, our heads would snap back from the power of “whirl-a-way.”
Coffee and Community – The Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie is a new book featuring the photographs of island photographer Terry Donnelly along with stories from ten fellow islanders who frequent The Roasterie.
The Connect & Glow meditative exercises quickly bring participants to a deep connection with their inner source of vibrant well-being. The exercises are inspired by ancient Eastern wisdom and modern quantum physics, and grew out of experiments with visualizing the energetic stimulation of the limbic center of the brain in an effort to heal depression
Picture this scenario. The presumptive nominee for the Democratic Party is lagging in the polls before the nominating convention. Another candidate that might attract more votes lags behind in elected delegates but can take the nomination if the superdelegates vote for him.
“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.” -As You Like it, by William Shakespeare.
Island drummer Todd Zimberg will reunite with two of his closest musician friends once again, guitarist Michael Gotz and bass player Keith Lowe, for another epic performance at the Red Bicycle Bistro. The trio has had so much fun playing gigs at the Red Bike that they decided to come back and give the Island another spectacular night of jazz, rock and blues.
Bring the family! There’s plenty of grass and natural berms to spread out those picnic blankets and enjoy some wonderful music on a warm summer night. Families can come relax, let the kids play on the playground and enjoy the entertainment at these summer events.