Friday, May 24, 2019
Windermere Vashon

Ferry Stories

John and I were sitting in the front room of my quaint log cabin, on a cliff above outer Quartermaster, recalling ferry stories: when I remembered the “burnt out clutch.” We were pulling away from...

Wild Veggies for Soups and Salads

The roadsides and the trails in the woods are lined with wild vegetables that the Indians who were on our beautiful island before us harvested and ate. We can enjoy them, too.  My son...

Making Set Lists

In a world gone mad – well, not all the world, but a few people with power disproportionate to their ability to handle power – it is consoling to find something that has remained...

My Dream

I had a dream last night that I had gotten busted for speeding.  Neither the actual infraction nor any people were part of the dream. What I knew was that I had been doing...

A Face in the Crowd

There is a feeling I get sometimes- fortunately it is one that does not recur on a regular basis. It is a feeling that seems to start with a physical reaction in the stomach-...

History Contest Winners

Five hardworking and creative Chautauqua fourth and fifth graders walked away with top honors in the annual Heritage Museum history project contest.  Prizes were awarded at a celebration last Friday (April 26) at the...

Spring into Art Tour!

VIVA Studio Tour, May 4th-5th and 11th-12th, 10am-5pm each day, map/brochures available at most Island businesses or online at VIVArtists.com Potter Estavan Roache’s earliest memories of clay go back to his childhood in Schenectady, NY,...

Vashon Non-Profits Tell Their Stories on KVSH

For the third year, Voice of Vashon will open its studio for GiveBIG Day. On May 8th, VOV will once again become Vashon’s GiveBIG Day broadcast hub from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. All...

The Spoon and Egg

Easter was a time of formal display of dress and behavior, as well as supervised fun and games.  We kids had mixed reactions. Mom wouldn’t give us her spoons to use for egg races because...

Have you been enjoying supermarket satay? This is chicken, pork, or beef cooked on a stick in a Thai manner.  It’s inexpensive and cooks super fast. You can make satay at home either on...

Kissadee, Chickadee

The cat and I were enjoying some sweet repose on the kitchen porch this morning, when we both heard a thump at the far end of the house. The cat was off like a shot,...

Crunch Time

There are a couple words flying around lately that give important insight into why we can’t seem to get a fix on our multiple crises.  We jump from one to the next like a...

Entertainment

Dance Party with The Van Redeker Band!

Get down with the Van Redeker Band on Friday, May 17th, 7:30 PM. Vashon’s popular dance band is preparing a new batch of groove-infused...

Security Project at Open Space

“Expect the Unexpected” from the Security Project as they bring the timeless masterpieces of Peter Gabriel plus Genesis into the 21st Century Featuring Jerry Marotta,...

Angst

According to the Surgeon General, one in every five Americans experiences a mental disorder in any given year and half of all Americans have...

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Vashon Center for Dance will be hosting a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta with performances from our Baile Folklorico dance group and festive music from...

Vashon Opera presents: A Streetcar Named Desire, André Previn

“I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.” Come be enthralled by the gripping drama of A Streetcar Named Desire as Vashon Opera presents...