Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Windermere Vashon

Register to vote for the new Council

The New Vashon Maury Island Community Council (VMICC) will be holding an election of its first board.  The board will be made up of nine members, 7 of which will be elected by the...

Backyard Composting Workshop

Fall is a great time to start composting.  Ideally, our tree leaves, grass clippings, and even food waste can all be turned into beneficial compost for our yards and gardens. Sounds easy, right? –...

Rain and Mincemeat Reigns

When Mike and I were old enough, we had to sacrifice our bedroom above the kitchen and move to the basement.  Molly got to stay upstairs, as I remember.  Our big 12 cubic foot...

Tide’s Coming In

So I hear that people are having mental and emotional problems under the pressure of isolation, plague illness, losing their jobs, losing their homes, losing their loved ones, seeing wildfires making the sky an...

Cooking Shortcuts

We all have times when we need to get a meal on the table in a hurry or with the least expenditure of energy. Spraining my ankle earlier this month brought that home to...

In Praise of Peasantry

I imagine that most of us are feeling a good bit of anxiety right now as we head into an important and unique election that could decide the fate of both our democracy and...

A Matter of Degree

“I can see by your coat, my friend You’re from the other side There’s just one thing I’ve got to know Can you tell me please, who won” From Wooden Ships- CSNY As I sit here trying to write...

Vashon Historic Barn Tour

Help celebrate Vashon’s Historic Barns by noticing the historic barns around you, and help the Vashon Heritage Museum celebrate and build an inventory and tour of Vashon’s Historic Barns by nominating your barn, or...

Vashon Kids Gets “Dialed-in” to Remote Learning

“It’s incredible. You can hear a pin drop,” describes Dalinda Vivero. “Our kids are really focused on their online learning, and we are seeing kids serving as examples to others, so the time they...

Ping and Thud

Most of the time, Mom canned our Elberta peaches in halves, but sometimes they were quartered, when they were too big.  We had 12 peach trees down at Cove and Dad took care of...

Agape for All

Agape (ä-̀gä-pā) n (1607) 1: LOVE FEAST 2. LOVE - Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary First thing I saw out the bedroom window this morning was a lot of yellow leaves on the big leaf...

Seafood and Your Your Thyroid

Your thyroid gland, a butterfly-shaped little thing inside the bottom of your neck, is the master gland that encourages all your other glands to do whatever they are supposed to do. Your thyroid thrives...

Entertainment

New Public Art Unveiling at Open Space

The “Mural Project” began in the spring of 2020, when 21 local artists began work as part of the !Attention! Artists at Work jobs...

VIVA 3rd Annual Members Show Opening

Vashon Island Visual Artists’ (VIVA) annual show boasts participation of 100+ Vashon artists from their 300+ membership. This is an exciting exhibition that reflects...

Art of Solitude Opens at VALISE Gallery

VALISE gallery continues its reopening on First Friday, October 2, 6-9 pm. Breathe in the inspirational works of VALISE artists as they search for solace,...

On Our Way To Mars The September VALISE show

VALISE Gallery Presents: On Our Way to Mars In our dreams some of us are boarding spaceships with our loved ones, packages of vegetable seeds and...

“Facing Our Local Heroes”

Last chance to see Pam Ingalls work at The Hardware Store. Pam Ingalls “Facing Our Local Heroes” Oil portraits of Vashon Islanders Who Make A Difference The Hardware...