Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Windermere Vashon

Herbs for Health

Whatever health problem besets you, there is a natural remedy that will supplement and make more effective whatever prescription the doctor gave you.  In fact, I’ve found that the appropriate herb or spice may...

Daddy’s Leg

Alley Sheffield, my mother’s father, lost a leg around 1920. I don’t know how he lost it, or which leg he lost, only that he lost a leg. The story that came down to me...

The Microbiome

In the last year, a revolution in thinking about the dynamics of life on this planet has occurred.  The idea behind this revolution is that, except possibly in the very beginning, life has designed...

“Family”

It happened again last week. It of course is that thing that comes at the end of when you get a puppy and run through many calendars only to find that that puppy is...

Windage and Elevation

‘We got another problem’. , John shouted out to me...! I was outside and he was inside the cabin as we were working to repair or replace a large window.  The old cabin had...

Dangers of PSE LNG Plant Extend Beyond Local Issues

The Puget Sound Energy compressed liquid natural gas (LNG) plant in Tacoma has just received its final construction permit. The plan is rife with local issues regarding plant safety in a dense urban area,...

Mega Downer

Our critically endangered Southern Resident killer whales (SRKW) cannot catch a break. After a January 24 encounter in Haro Strait, the Center for Whale Research announced the demoralizing discovery that cherished Mega (L41) was...

Vashon Audubon encourages islanders to sustain wildlife with native plants

Dana Schuerholz, Adria Magrath, and Jim Evans—environmental educators with expertise in birds, insects, and native plants—have been working with volunteers to create a demonstration garden at the Heritage Museum as part of the conservation...

Love that Lamb

‘Tis the season for young, lean, tender lamb. Not just mutton labeled “lamb” but real lamb. We  cut the meat into ½ inch cubes and saved the bones in a freezer bag labeled ‘for...

Nor Be Overcome by Adversity

“Lord God, almighty and everlasting Father, you have brought us in safety to this new day: Preserve us with your mighty power, that we may not fall into sin, nor be overcome by adversity;...

The World Needs You

There is so much in the way of peril or promise before us these days that it is difficult to know what to do first.  Besides addressing the drivers of climate change, we have...

In Color

I am guessing that, like the revelation that happens when winter snows melt away to expose all that was hidden through the season, when the piles of stuff that are slowly but surely consuming...

Entertainment

Love Me or Leave Me

What happens when a letter crafted uniquely for one reader is put on stage for all to see? Intimate thoughts laid bare, intended for...

In the Mood for Love

Women have had a much greater impact on the Broadway Musical than is generally acknowledged. David Armstrong, Artistic Director Emeritus of The 5th Avenue...

Best of the Seattle Comedy Competition

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Vashon Theatre with the best stand-up comedy Seattle has to offer! Seattle comedian Claire Webber will be our host for...

Vyacheslav “Slava” Gryaznov

The remarkable Russian pianist and composer Vyacheslav Gryaznov has performances in China, Australia, France, U.S., Russia, Poland, Ukraine, the Netherlands, Croatia, and Belgium this...

Rizo Returns

Singer-sophisticate Rizo returns to Open Space for Arts and Community on Friday, January 31st. A Manhattan fixture with global acclaim, Rizo has earned a...