Tag: Vashon Christmas

Happiness Is a Charlie Brown Christmas Tree

Happiness Is a Charlie Brown Christmas Tree

Watching A Charlie Brown Christmas was as much of a holiday tradition growing up as pulling taffy, baking sugar cookies and hanging stockings.  First airing in 1965, the TV special was groundbreaking; a melancholy melon-headed kid with a jazz-scored life dared to asked, “Isn’t there […]

When Christmas Came to Vashon Island

When Christmas Came to Vashon Island

Living on an island has its challenges, but it also has its rewards, revealing special moments that speak to the kinship of isolation and the camaraderie of everyone being in (and on) the same boat. While commuting by ferry creates bottlenecks and headaches daily, it also fosters a bond, an unspoken appreciation that […]