Monday, November 18, 2019
Windermere Vashon

The Blessings of Beef

Food writers have been steering us away from red  meats, our best food source of iron. Go too low on iron from your diet and you become anemic, always feeling tired and even depressed....

Radiation Therapy Ha Ha

This morning I had two treats in my hand to give my dog, Marley. I made her sit and gave her one. Good dog. But then she saw that the second treat was bigger, and...

Planning

About 50 years ago, I got a bachelor’s degree in urban planning.  After a brief stint with the city of Chicago and then in the Peace Corps, I came to see a raw and...

Just Take One Bite

“I loved my peas with honey.  I’ve loved them all my life.  The honey is kind of runny, but it keeps them on my knife.” Mike, our eighty-pound Labrador was snuffling under the table, looking...

A Correction

“Mr. Speaker, would it be in order to move that the article which has been read, be excluded from the Globe? It is absolutely disgraceful to the House of Representatives of the United States...

Demon in the Thicket: A Cautionary Tale

The following message - the remnants of an old leather bound journal with the name “E. Harper” stamped on it - was found in a badly rusted metal container, uncovered as a field of...

TALK on the Rock David Guterson

David Guterson, Seattle novelist, short story writer, poet, journalist, and essayist, will be the featured speaker in the forthcoming Vashon Center for the Arts TALKS on the Rock series next Wednesday, November 6, at...

Free Community Talk, “Tangled: Why your Hair Matters to Society”

The Vashon Havurah, Vashon-Maury SURJ and Humanities Washington invite the community to an engaging conversation with Anu Taranath, a member of the 2019-2020 Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau. This free event takes place on November...

Vashon Audubon: Taking action to support birds at-risk

On October 10, the National Audubon Society reported that two-thirds of North American birds are at risk of extinction due to climate change. “The Audubon report is an alarming field guide to the future of...

Vashon Heritage Museum Receives Award for Exemplary Achievement in Diversity

The Vashon Heritage Museum received the John D. Spellman Award for exemplary achievement in Interpretation for highlighting and celebrating the histories of Vashon-Maury Island’s diverse communities at a recent ceremony presided over by King...

Myths and Realities of U.S. Immigration: Current Procedures:

Because U.S. immigration policies are complex, are governed by multiple governmental departments, and are constantly changing, it is difficult to understand how our immigration system works—even for informed citizens. On Sunday, November 17, immigration...
Rendering of the new memory care dining room

VCC launches new memory care wing

Vashon Community Care broke ground the new memory care “neighborhood.” About 40 people attended the event, including many passionate supporters. It was a happy day for all involved because it marks the beginning of...

Entertainment

One More Mile

Road worn, but not weary, the latest incarnation of the blues band “One More Mile” includes talent from some of Vashon’s most celebrated musical...

Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra

The Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Music Directors Karin Choo and Justin Cole, will welcome violinist, Svend Rønning to join the...

6th Annual 5 x 5 Show at VALISE Gallery

In November and December, the 6th annual 5 x 5 Show returns to VALISE Gallery for a 2-month run showing more than 200 works...

New Works on Paper by Ann Leda Shapiro

Ann grew up in NYC, near the Museum of Natural History and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She spent the sixties in San Francisco, attended...

Vashon Calling CD

Join us for the celebration of Vashon Calling - A compilation album of Vashon Musicians performing original songs. The event will include performances by...