Lita Kuaea and Rumina Suafoa come from a large, boisterous Samoan family (seven daughters, two sons). They have more than 100 names on their immediate family’s Christmas list and they believe that Food, Family, and Faith (they say it capitalized like that) are the most important things in the world. The sisters who call themselves […]
You meet some fascinating people when you practice Tai Chi. For instance, Sachi Haydo left her home in Japan as a Bride during the Korean War and traveled with her new husband to Ohio where his family refused to accept her. They turned her away because she was Japanese. At 89 she’s considering returning to […]
The other day, I tagged along with my husband to the 36th Annual Northwest Aviation Conference & Trade Show at the Washington State Fair Center in Puyallup. He was going to hold down a booth. I had a book with me in case it became too boring. I was expecting a presentation of aviation products […]
This Saturday, November 10th, the Pierce County Detachment #504 of the Marine Corps League will observe the 243rd birthday of the United States Marine Corps with a Marine Corps Ball. The Ball will be held at the Puyallup Elks, 314 27th St NE, Puyallup, Washington. The formal ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m. The Guest Speaker […]
To the Suburban Times Esteemed Editor and Treasured Readers: I’m sorry to say there’s an error in the last story about Tai Chi at the Fair, stating that the event takes place on Friday. That is incorrect and an example of what happens when one writes late at night without a proofreader. My apologies, and […]
Tai Chi at the Fair, giving the audience an opportunity to sample retro foods and learn about Tai Chi, takes place on Friday, September 22, at 10:30 in the Home Arts Kitchen at the south end of the second floor of the Pavilion, just south of the main Gold Gate at 9th and Meridian at […]
Her trademark design fur trimmed coats are sold out at Nordstrom, but designer Sachi, tiny as her name still faithfully practices Tai Chi with the Empty Step Tai Chi Association. This diminutive woman who came to the United States as a bride at the end of World War II, built a career in design for […]
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, […]
Many doctors are prescribing Tai Chi for their older patients as it is helpful in many ways including improved balance, preventing falls, even heightening immune system. If your doctor has suggested Tai Chi but you don’t know how to get started, you have your chance at the Washington State Fair Home Arts Department on September […]
Dorothy Wilhelm will demonstrate her slightly off the wall cooking technique at the Washington State Fair on Opening Day this year. That’s Friday, Sept 11 from 3:30 to 5:30 in the Home Arts Department. She will demonstrate how to prepare her famous Turtle Brownies, always in demand for special occasions.
Story & Photo Joseph Boyle I was working out on South Hill Puyallup this evening when I spotted this attractive eye catching restaurant called Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches, aka (JJ’s). I had never really seen a JJ’s before. The magnetic attraction of the joint pulled me right into the parking lot.
Bridgeport Place welcomed 20 guests to the Spring 2010 AARP Driver Safety Class, which is an eight-hour course spanning two days’ time, and is geared toward drivers who are 50+. The class was taught by Merrie Sullivan, certified instructor, who is already scheduled to return again September 24 & 25 for another session. The Suburban […]