Sunday, April 11, 2021
Windermere Vashon

Second Time Around

John and I compared Covid-19 shots and the damage they could do to you.  A week after the shot, the black and blue patch on my right arm looks like master sergeant’s stripes that...

Has It Only Been a Year?

Celebrated my one-year anniversary of being in isolation this week. Most of us are observing that one year milestone: isolation, quarantine, sheltering in place, lockdown, pain in the butt, whatever you want to call...

The Best of All Possible Curries

If Voltaire’s characters Candide and Professor Pangloss had been a dinner guests at my house this week, the professor would have recommended the recipe I give you in today’s column, Professor Pangloss would have...

The Deficit Myth

The 1.9 trillion Covid 19 Relief Bill has engendered equally mammoth hopes and fears. I’ve been thinking lately about the difference between Republicans and Democrats—that the former generally think that government is the problem and...

Another Island

We have just had another shock, another mass shooting- what appears to be another race-base shooting. On a different planet- our Island planet, I was looking at the other Island newspaper tonight and saw...
Judd Creek Bridge

Judd Creek Bridge repair project

The project is expected to start on Monday, March 29 and will last approximately three full weeks. During construction, the bridge itself will be closed around the clock for up to three weeks straight....

Sea Mar Community Health Center FAQ

ESTABLISHING CARE How do I go about choosing a provider at Sea Mar to be my primary care physician? To establish a provider as your primary physician at Vashon Sea Mar you just need to call...
Elizabeth Berg will read from her latest book, “I’ll Be Seeing You: A Memoir” on March 20

VCC hosts bestselling author

Author Elizabeth Berg, known best for her many works of fiction, will share stories from her own life and caring for her aging parents at a reading on March 20. Vashon Community Care is hosting...
Design rendering of the Community Memorial Gate

Vashon-Maury Island Community Memorial Gate

Help us build the Vashon-Maury Island Community Memorial Gate pavilion at the Vashon Village Green. We are asking for donations and a few volunteers to help construct and install this memorial to those that...

Vagabonds of the Snow Fields

“John and I were having a bit of writer’s block one day.  What to write about?  The next day we awoke to a foot of snow as if the writer’s patron saint had answered...

Thrown Under the Bus

Many of us are feeling calmer these days. It is such a relief to wake up every morning and not wonder, “What’s he done now?” It seemed like every day there was an attention-getting tweet...

Non-Inflammatory Foods

Nutritionists advise us to avoid inflammatory foods, but few tell us what foods aren’t inflammatory. It would take more space than this column to give you a complete list of inflammatory and non-inflammatory meats,...

Entertainment

Savage/Love Olivia Pendergast Studio Sale

Vashon Center for the Arts Gallery will be showing works by former Vashon resident Olivia Pendergast, all at substantially discounted prices to raise funds...

Mad Libs, Martinis & May Kitchen

Open Space for Arts and Community and May Kitchen & Bar invites the community to join them for an evening of hijinks and fun...

Savage/Love

Vashon Repertory Theatre (VRT) will celebrate Valentine’s Day with a televised performance of Savage/Love, Saturday, February 13, 7:30 pm on the Vashon Center for...

The Light at the End of the Tunnel

It’s a New Year and VALISE Artist Collective and Gallery is living in the moment with “The Light at the End of the Tunnel.”...

VCD’s The Nutcracker Pastiche!

A holiday tradition at VCA, The Nutcracker has been beloved by island families and celebrated in our community every holiday season for decades. With...