When The Beachcomber asked me if I’d write a “football-related column,” I jumped on it immediately, because as it happens, I recently landed a role in an actual football movie. What a coincidence, right? Sure, I’m just an extra, and there’s a cast of millions, but it’s a great gig and a cool story.
Washington’s Legislature reconvened last week with a gamut of issues to address — many of them the same as past years
With the new year upon us, I thought I would put my prodigious prognostication skills to work and give everyone an insight into what the year holds for them.
Eating local food could seem like an onerous project, one more way to complicate your life along with being organic, vegetarian, low-carbon, anti-inflammatory, and Paleolithic. (It’s actually difficult to do all of these at the same time.)
We bought the lemonade stand at a garage sale last summer, 10 bucks. On a heat-wave-hot Saturday afternoon in August, we followed hand-lettered signs on hot-pink paper advertising a huge moving sale. We saw the lemonade stand at anchor in a sea of green salal, moored under a tall evergreen tree.
When Vashon saw a small increase in suicides in 2013 — six people died by suicide, whereas past years saw three at most — islanders were saddened and alarmed.
Vashon Island School District’s board is leading our community to a brighter and healthier future as we are forging a “culture of ecology” in our schools.