Odlin South is getting a little help from some island friends.
Lopez Island Community Radio – KLOI 102.9 FM and www.kloi.org – has a new show called Once Upon an Island: Tales From Lopez. It is hosted by Alie Smaalders and Lorrie Harrison and is broadcast on the last Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. with a rebroadcast the following Sunday at 4 p.m.
It’s a compelling premise: three men on the search for a scientific discovery in the Antarctic at the turn of the century. What makes it even better: it’s a true story.
No excitement or helicopter rides to report, just back-to-basics articles,– although I may let it slip that Dr. Bob has been dumpster diving at the pharmacy. I had a Vitamin D and calcium article written and ready for the November Health Matters column. Boy was I surprised when I saw his article on Vitamin D in the October issue! However, Vitamin D is still a hot topic; so I’ll try to build on Dr. Bob’s excellent article.
Aries (March 21- April 19): This week you feel an energetic burst, and at work you will gain a lot of ground. Your sector of intimacy/things shared is also very active now, so you have plenty of distractions to keep you from going crazy! Polish your sense of humor, keep that sparkle in your eye, and when you’re sufficiently worn out, flop down and pull up the blankies, hot cocoa in hand. While you’re doing that, think of innovative ways to have fun with your favorite people.
When asked what her greatest personal accomplishment has been as an artist, Heather Malone of Orcas Island, who is known by many as “July,” answered, “When I look back at a creation and say ‘wow, that is a really great piece.’” Going on, she explains that her art has always been a part of her, whether it has been in the building of her home or drawing and creating art as a child, and every piece, even one that doesn’t turn out so well, is a personal accomplishment.
In these days of financial uncertainty, many couples are thinking about and disagreeing about money and financial management.
We islanders are fortunate to have a delightful, new Lopezian residing in the village. Her name is Virginia Moore and she is the mother of Lopezians Michael and Pat Moore. Virginia moved to Lopez in 1992 after having visited her children here for 20 years.
Buried in some of San Juan County’s wet woodlands are remnants of hundreds of beaver dams. Inconspicuous shallow berms of humus rich silt are all that remains of our original wetland engineers, who did not survive the establishment of fur trading posts at Fort Langley and San Juan Island in the 1820s to 1850s.
You don’t have to be a classical music fan to enjoy the concert by Saint Helens String Quartet, joined by brilliant Brazilian pianist Jovino Santos Neto, on Sunday, Nov. 2, 4 p.m. at Lopez Center.
Goldengrove by Francine Prose HarperCollins, $24.95 “We lived on the shore of Mirror Lake, and for many years our lives…
As part of their emergency preparedness planning, the San Juan County Health and Community Services Department will be conducting a drive-thru influenza vaccination clinic at Lopez School on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The clinic will be set up to test drive-thru capabilities, such as traffic flow and service directly to each vehicle. Planning involves personnel from the Lopez School District, Lopez Fire Department Emergency Responders, San Juan County Public Works, San Juan County Sheriff and Department of Emergency Management. Workers will handle traffic control, check medical information and administer the vaccinations without the recipients ever leaving their vehicles.