The global climate pattern we know is a historically stable phenomenon that we take for granted. Huge land, water, and air masses interact with one another in a very finely balanced way to produce the climate patterns that we have counted on for so long.
Dear Kids, -- adults you can read this if you want-- The intent of this column is for you to have something to cut out and put in your wallet for when you are feeling like you’ve made the unforgiveable screw up,
That the teal green thread and the beige thread matched the material I was given to make beanbags for a three year old I love was a wonderful God-incidence. I just grabbed what I could reach as I dashed out for the ferry.
It was kind of like old home week the other day. Not the other day at the Vashon Park District commissioners meeting- that is pretty much always like a combination of Dick Cheney, "no torture here" waterboarding sessions
I don’t know about you, but I’ve been noticing a real disconnect between our welfare and that of our "captains of finance". Pundits appear to be truly vexed by the fact that Wall Street prosperity doesn’t spread to the rest of us.
The second movement of Beethoven’s 7th Symphony is the proper soundtrack for this column. I recommend the Youtube presentation of the Chicago Symphony ,Carlo Maria Guilini conducting. It was uploaded on May 20,2011. I think it has the best interpretation of tempo.
All fishes help your heart and your brain function. Some yield a sizeable amount of essential Omega-3 fats. To my surprise, I’ve found out that trout gives you even more Omega 3 fat, protein, and selenium than salmon with about the same calorie count.
I have always liked the word "skullduggery" for various reasons, not the least of which has to do with the visuals it inspires. As usual though, once you start looking into an origin or true meaning, some of the lustre and mystery of it sometimes will wither up or melt away.
As the cost of living keeps edging up but incomes, especially on those of us living on pensions or saved-up retirement funds, continuing to eat nutritious foods we like without busting our budgets gets to be more and more of a challenge.
Last night at the Vashon Park District (VPD) commissioners meeting I had a couple people come up to me and express interest in what I might be writing here for this round of interpretive lip reading regarding the Great VPD Field Debacle.
One afternoon in early March, Miss Nashoba the jumpin’ Jack Russell took her two-leggeds for a romp along the beach. We spied Neil the Seal and his swim buddy clinging to shore, cruising east but casting frequent glances westward.
I have no intention of claiming the last word on concepts as daunting as Power and Authority, but wish to reflect on them in the light of our desire to participate in and guide our community into the future.