Topic: Island Senior

Island Senior: Shopping With “Soroptibucks”

Written on September 16, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

Island Senior is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Peg­gy Sue McRae… Eat­ing fresh whole­some food is one of the cor­ner­stones of main­tain­ing good health. As any­one who shops for food knows, this can get expen­sive. Sorop­ti­mist Inter­na­tion­al of Fri­day Har­bor has gen­er­at­ed greater access to good food by part­ner­ing with San Juan  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: Ongoing Classes and Groups at the Mullis Center

Written on August 31, 2019 at 5:51 am, by

Island Senior is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Peg­gy Sue McRae… Even while we cher­ish our late sum­mer days there is a twist to the sea­sons this time of year.  Kids head back to school and while I’ve been out of school for a long time I still feel the urge  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: Frank Mullis Navigates August Traffic

Written on August 16, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

Island Senior is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Peg­gy Sue McRae… It is August on San Juan Island. The roads are dusty and the traf­fic is wild. This time of year dodg­ing mope­ds and nav­i­gat­ing around long lines of bicy­cling tourists can fray an islander’s nerves. If you are tempt­ed how­ev­er  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: Bring Your Neglected Treasures to The Mullis Center’s Parking Lot Sale

Written on August 1, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

Island Senior is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the SJ Update writ­ten by Peg­gy Sue McRae… With a move in my future it is good tim­ing for me to have the Mullis Center’s Park­ing Lot Sale on August 24 as fur­ther inspi­ra­tion to selec­tive­ly pare down my belong­ings.  I often think about culling my clut­ter but some­times it  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: Forest Bathing, an Antidote to Stress

Written on July 16, 2019 at 7:45 am, by

Island Senior is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Peg­gy Sue McRae… Most Islanders do not need to be remind­ed to appre­ci­ate the beau­ty of nature. It is why we live here. And yet, if you live here 24/7 you know that even our island par­adise is not immune to the stress­es  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: A New Book Club at the Mullis Center

Written on July 2, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

Island Senior is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Peg­gy Sue McRae… A new book club is start­ing up at the Mullis Cen­ter. If you would like to be there for the launch of the new club, the first meet­ing will be held in the Mullis Cen­ter library on Mon­day, July 29  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: Summer Yoga at the Mullis Center

Written on June 16, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

Island Senior is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Peg­gy Sue McRae… If you can breathe you can do yoga. So they say and I believe it. One of the most use­ful things I’ve learned in yoga class is the long, deep, yoga breath. To do it, you fill your lungs slow­ly  Con­tin­ue Reading

Island Senior: A Collage Workshop With Artist Thrinley DiMarco

Written on May 31, 2019 at 7:36 am, by

Island Senior is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the SJ Update writ­ten by Peg­gy Sue McRae… Artist Thrin­ley DiMar­co is offer­ing a col­lage work­shop at the Mullis Cen­ter on June 15 and 16. Says Thrin­ley, “The mys­tery and mag­ic of cre­ativ­i­ty is sim­ply see­ing what every­one sees but think­ing what no one else has thought. Out of the  Con­tin­ue Reading