Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Windermere Vashon

What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do

Some dear friends have died recently, and in thinking about what I could do for grieving family members and friends, I went and looked up a piece I wrote a few weeks after my...

Hot Soup vs. Cold Soups, Part I

In cold weather, obviously, the majority vote  would be for hot soup to warm you up. That’s logical. In hot countries, logic demands cold soups, and this happens in Greece with a cucumber and...

Democratic Socialism

I don’t watch commercial mainstream or cable news, but I do get snippets from them, both good and bad, through Alternet, Common Dreams, or some other news sources.  The other day, I saw one...

Put Your Mask On

Vashon Center for the Arts (VCA) is pleased to announce tickets go on sale August 1 for the 2018 annual Auction and Gala. Held over two evenings, September 21 and 22, the annual event showcases...

VCA Welcomes Six New Board Members

Vashon Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the appointment of six new members of the Board of Trustees, effective immediately. “We are incredibly excited to welcome an incredibly strong, diverse, and energized group...

Infrared Instead

If I’m remembering correctly (and who knows for sure anymore), I believe my first experience of infrared art photography was through the work of Minor White, who was a master of the zone system...

“Free Range” Kids

“Get me more spider webs.  I have to have more,” I yelled at Sister Molly.  She was in the barn and looking when she yelled back, “I’m scared they are going to attack me.” ...

Vashon Island Pet Protectors Dog Walk 2018

Come join us on Saturday, August 25th from 9a.m.-noon for the annual VIPP DOG WALK at JENSEN POINT!  Register on site the day of the event as either an individual or a team participant......

A to Z opens second in trilogy of galleries on Vashon Island

A to Z Galleries (Aspidistra to Zebra), will open its second space on Vashon Island, called Rosebud, on Saturday, July 28th. After a ribbon-cutting at noon this niche boutique will be officially open to...

It Takes Courage to Live in This World

A couple of decades ago an elderly friend’s son who was in his late forties committed suicide. She commented that she was sorry that he would not live to know the joys of old...

Cook or not to Cook

That is the vegetable nutrition question. Some vegetables, carrots for instance, yield us more of their vitamins and minerals when we boil, fry, bake, or grill them. Others lose nutrients to the cooking water...

Climate Leviathan

When I started writing this column seven and a half years ago, my purpose was to spread the word of about the Transition Movement, that man-made, catastrophic climate change was on the way and...

Entertainment

The Breach

Backbone Meaningful Movies presents a one night screening of The Breach, a documentary film about wild salmon and the threats they face in the...

VYFS presents Thriving Artists Theatre in PROOF by David Auburn

VYFS presents PROOF by David Auburn, presented by Thriving Artists Theatre, a Latino Theatre Company in Seattle.  PROOF, first produced in 2000, won the...

Noises Off

Drama Dock presents Michael Frayn’s Acclaimed Comedy “Noises Off”, directed by Susan Hanson August 3,4,5,9,10,11,12. Thursday, Fridays and Saturday 7:30, Sundays 3:00. The New York...

A very special Concert in the Round

Vashon Events is pleased to announce a new partnership with Vashon Center for the Arts to showcase local bands at the Katherine L. White...

“Dancing with Dogs”

“Dancing With Dogs,” a show of art by Sharon Shaver and George Wright that celebrates the joy of human-dog relationships, opens Friday August 3rd...