Margaret Walton

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Too much Army food can give a person a case of the vapors

I’m sitting at the dining room table, about to have a unique dining experience. Unique for me, that is; it’s certainly not unique to thousands… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Our family, and our country, hit the road with General Motors

My father, who is now 100 years old (and still has a valid driver’s license though he doesn’t drive anymore), always drove GM automobiles.The first… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Faith and hope are the important messages of this season

When disaster strikes, with little or no warning, it gives life a whole new perspective.Unless it happens to you, personally, it’s almost impossible to imagine… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | It’s just me and my 100 trillion friends

Ever since I learned, a short time ago, that I am a walking container for 100 trillion microbes, I feel as though I might glow in the dark.

WHIDBEY RECIPES | What do you know, Joe? Your day is coming this month

A couple of columns ago, I rambled on about the many special days of March, but never really got to the last half of this… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Scientists sure know how to step on my (dancing) feet

I’ve recently come across some very distressing information I’d never heard or read before. It has to do with becoming successful and/or wealthy, and what… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES: I’m split over celebrating Multiple Personalities Day

Here we are, four days into March, and we’ve already missed National Pig Day, Peanut Butter Lovers Day, Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Share a Smile… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Be careful when you ask for change, you might get it

More than 25 years ago, when I first came to live permanently on our island, in Langley, things were very quiet, very small and very… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | A few random thoughts from a cluttered mind

I’ve recently come to the conclusion that I read too much.I never thought it would be possible to read too much, especially as it often… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Chocoholics like us have Christopher Columbus to thank

If it’s almost Valentine’s Day, it’s also close to time for loving overindulgence, and for me, that means chocolate. Nothin’ says lovin’ like chocolate.History tells… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Small changes can add up to a healthy difference

There’s nothing like a good scare to force one to take a good long look at a few little bad habits that may have crept… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | If this is global warming …

Hundreds of flights canceled in and out of major airports, ice and snow still making any travel difficult, plans changed, trips postponed or given up… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | Counting down the days until Christmas

According to my calendar, we are now exactly one week away from Christmas Eve, the last shopping/baking/wrapping/assembling day before there is, finally, no more time… Continue reading

WHIDBEY RECIPES | My cookie classics for Christmas

One of my earliest memories of what we always called “getting ready for Christmas” is being in my grandmother’s kitchen, learning from her how to… Continue reading