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Margaret Bendet, with her miniature poodle Chou Chou alongside, holds a few books she worked on that were just for herself. Now, she has a published memoir coming out in August that details her three-decade journey following the teachings of an Indian swami and the personal struggles exposed in that time.  - Ben Watanabe / The Record

Meditate on it: Langley author finds peace, struggles in spiritual discovery | CORRECTED

  • Jun 20, 2015 at 2:00PM updated Jun 22, 2015 at 2:46PM

Having spent most of her life writing other people’s stories, Margaret Bendet is finally seeing her own story published. What a story it is. The 70-year-old Langley woman tells the tales of her life centered around a 40-year journey of Eastern meditation after leaving her husband and a career in newspaper feature writing to follow an Indian holy man.


Community Events, June 2015

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Delve into gaming culture issues, lessons at Langley Library

  • Jun 17, 2015 at 6:00AM

Scholar and pop culture historian Jennifer K. Stuller will present “Using Their Powers for Good: Geektivists, Geek Grrls, and Gaymers” at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 20 at Langley Library, 104 Second St. Stuller is a Seattle writer, scholar and pop culture historian. Her talk, presented by Langley Library and Humanities Washington, is free and open to the public.

Concert to benefit ill Langley musician

  • Jun 2, 2015 at 6:00PM

The Open Circle Community Choir, directed by Peggy Taylor, will join with several prominent musicians in a concert called “Light is Returning,” at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 7 at the Whidbey Institute.

Whidbey Playhouse to present the classic comedy, 'Pirates of Penzance'

  • May 27, 2015 at 8:00AM

Ron Wohl could get used to performing at the Whidbey Playhouse. Wohl, an Anacortes resident known around Skagit County for his theatrical flair, is making his Whidbey Playhouse debut in the popular comic operetta, “Pirates of Penzance,” which opens Friday night.

Richard Evans has new art show

  • May 23, 2015 at 8:00AM

Richard Evans will present his latest one-man show entitled “NO BIG DADA” June 5-July 12 at the Bayview Cash Store.

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