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On the last day of school, some South Whidbey students shared their plans for the first day of summer vacation.
The lady who wears the fanciful hats describes her life as a revolving door.
Fun, fun, fun and more fun for the whole family. That’s the point of a new community event dreamed up by fiddler Kat Fritz and her musical mates.
Just like everybody else, dancers have their dreams.
Lately, life seems to be series of forced adjustments.Several of us have portfolios that have burst starboard.Many of us have savings accounts that have turned… Continue reading
When the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas was staying in New Quay on the west coast of Wales one winter, he went out early one morning into the still-sleeping town, and verses came to his mind about the inhabitants.
Sunday is Father’s Day, and as I noted in an earlier column, this will be the first Father’s Day of my life without my Dad… Continue reading
Youth is not so much wasted on the young when there are talented mentors around to guide them. It helps, too, if the youth has talent.
Felix Mendelssohn never really got the kudos he deserved while he was alive. But 200 years after his birth in 1809, the world is partying hardy for the fine music he created.
They were there when the smoke-filled bars of the beat poets were passing the torch to a younger generation of wordsmiths.
Pierre Beaumarchais, the great Parisian playwright, is having a very bad day.
He got to play God for a time, and penguins and chimpanzees enjoyed the fruits of his labor.
South Whidbey Intermediate School fourth- and fifth-grade classes, taught by Lisa Davis and Caryn Ploof, took part in a local history field trip on May 29 in a collaborative effort with the South Whidbey Historical Society. Members of the South Whidbey Historical Society shared the history of South Whidbey as they guided the classes through the South Whidbey History Museum.
Members of the Rock’n Doodle 4-H Poultry Club proudly showed their fowl during the Spring Show held at the Island County Fairgrounds earlier this month May.
There it was, $250 I never expected, didn’t earn, didn’t really think would ever actually show up in my bank account, but there it was.I… Continue reading
On a recent warm afternoon while my husband and I were relaxing on our back patio, a flash of red and yellow flickered through the… Continue reading
What is old is “nouveau” again for some local budding artists. Art Nouveau describes a movement of art that happened between 1890 and 1914 when a new decorative style of art and architecture developed in Europe and North America.
The legacy of musician and beloved South Whidbey luminary Michael Nutt lives on at the end of Coupeville Wharf on Penn Cove.