Has your doctor suggested that Tai Chi would improve your balance, flexibility, and disposition? Maybe you’ve read that 250 million Americans now practice Tai Chi and find it helpful for controlling stress, anxiety, fatigue, or anger and even migraine headaches. No matter the reason, if you’ve been wondering how to get started with Tai Chi, […]
Are you an avid reader? Then you have probably been shaped into that by some wonderful children’s books that you received during your very early years, maybe even before you were able to read yourself. One author of some wonderfully captivating and unusual children’s books will be present at the 6th Annual Lakewood Film, Arts, […]
Sci-Fi fan alert – what-ifs and goosebumps reach new levels in Western Washington! You will have the opportunity to grab some really interesting reads at the 6th Annual Lakewood Film, Arts, and Book Festival. So, please, check them out! Lakewood-based author Brett Lawrence has published a captivating novel with his book “Shadow Guardians”. An alien […]
What fascinates us so much about autobiographies? Is it because we know the person? Or because of the person’s extraordinary experiences? A Kirkus Best Book of 2014, “A Long Way from Paris” is author E. C. (Elizabeth Corcoran) Murray’s story about personal transformation during a goat herding winter in Southern France back in 1980-81. Born […]
Submitted by David Anderson. The Tillicum Woodbrook Neighborhood Association, after two months off, returns to its regular schedule of first-Thursday-of-the-month meetings at the Tillicum Community Center, 14916 Washington Ave. SW, 6:30 P.M. Library levy, Amtrak trains and more will be topics of discussion at the meeting. September newsletter outlines more details.
Submitted by Benny and Joey.
Submitted by Susanne Bacon. Do you remember a time when you were “oh so above” reading young adult (YA) literature because you thought yourself finally grown up? And do you find that the more grown-up you are, the more often you grab a good young adults’ book and truly enjoy it? Well, then you simply […]
Submitted by Susanne Bacon. History in Washington is incredibly young and therefore the (pioneering) past so much more immediate than in so many other parts of the US. Maybe that is the reason why there are so many ambitious authors digging into the sources that lie beneath of what and who we are today. The […]
Submitted by Eric Warn. Here’s an opportunity to win over 40 Seattle Seahawks items, including a signed helmet by Steve Largent, Pro football hall of fame member who spent 14 years with the Seattle Seahawks. The cost for a raffle ticket is only $5 and you can purchase them at Heritage Bank in Lakewood which […]
Submitted by Susanne Bacon. Sailing the Seven Seas – somehow this has been lore since the ancient times. Think of the Odyssey or Sinbad the Seafarer. Or, think of one woman who did it for seven years, covering 34,000 miles with her husband on a 31-foot sailboat. Wendy Hinman. The adventuress and speaker is also […]
Submitted by Susanne Bacon. Sometimes it’s hard to place a novel into a specific genre. And maybe we shouldn’t even try, because they might not want to fit into any specific drawer at all. Like these three new novels that we might loosely place amongst contemporary women’s fiction. They deal with human struggles, with people […]
Submitted by Dorothy Wilhelm. It promises to be damp but exciting. Audience members are welcome to watch on August 24 when Dorothy Wilhelm records Swimming Upstream at the Lakewood Senior Activity Center 9112 Lakewood Dr SW, Lakewood, WA 98499. 9:00 – Dorothy will be sharing her own audience involvement story “Take Me To The Fair” […]