Tonight Lily Tomlin comes to Olympia! When my daughter heard this, she wanted to know: "why? Is her career hurting? She used to be really good!" I defended Oly, but it started me thinking.
Wouldn't it be GREAT if we could organize a regular series of events that would appeal to "women of a certain age..." To my mind that's over 25. There's alot going on for those under.
I'm tired of driving to Portland, Tacoma or Seattle for good, political, indie, spoken word, music, what have you... I know these things come and go with local interest over the years... so what about it? Do we have any others out there?
My title is a quote from John Patric and I've been mulling it over lately. I believe strongly that our right to be different, to even be odd and eccentric, is a valuable right to be protected.
The artist Helmi Dagmar Juvonen (1903 - 1985) lived the last 25 years of her life in Elma, at the convalescent center Oakhurst. (Elma is in Grays Harbor county, not in Cowlitz as the HistoryLink Essay on her states.)