The myth of youth as the best years of your life burdens the young and makes us all dread getting older. Nationally-recognized author, storyteller, social worker and Islander, Wendy Lustbader, will de-bunk this myth as she shares lively tales that depict later life as the source of ever-expanding inner and outer discovery.
You are no doubt aware of the cynical maxim, “money talks”. Nowhere is this truer than right here in the US of A. In the last few years, the U S Supreme court has enshrined the idea by claiming it to be protected in the US Constitution.
People often tell me they cannot sing, or they are terrible singers. They offer lots of excuses. My favorite excuse for a less than lovely voice is, “I ruined my voice singing on the street for the Salvation Army.”
Moving down the line each tree looked satisfyingly prophetic about an abundant and joyful present with more on the way for the future. I love Ordinary Icons. Someday I’m going to write a book about them.
Throughout May, Tlingit artist Odin Lonning is demonstrating traditional Coastal carving at the Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie/Minglement. Look for his display on the front porch. He is currently working on a commission consisting of three sculpted bird heads for a local restoration project. Be sure to stop by to ask him about this noteworthy endeavor.
Show mom how special she is this Mother’s Day! Bring the whole family out for a unique night of music, poetry, juggling, and performance comedy and drama at The Mother of All Shows, Saturday, May 10th, 8:00Pm, at The Red Bicycle Bistro and Sushi.
Be one of the few, the proud the wonderfully awesome and run to be Unofficial Mayor of Vashon Island. Even if you don’t win you win because the Unofficial Mayor Race has been known to raise up to $15,000 for Island non-profits.