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Liv Fun

by Leisure Care
Summer 2017
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by Pam Mandel

He’s always ready to go before I am. I check multiple times for my phone, the house keys … do I have everything? He looks in the back door, disappointed to see my shoes are still on the stairs … what is taking me so long? Harley is my walking companion; we’ve been doing this for over a year now, almost every day.

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Tales From the Edge of Competence

by Tammy Kennon

The ominous blue glow of the new GPS was the only brilliant thing in the cockpit. It was 8 p.m., and I stood shrouded in doubt and a blanket, trying to ward off a late October chill. The grand launch of my new sailing life was a few hours away, and I had chosen this moment to learn how to use the technology that would guide me from the dock in North Carolina to southern latitudes, dreamy white sand beaches, and turquoise water.

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Breaking Down Borders

by Elana Zaiman

In March 2016, my friend Ellen introduced me to the work of the Saturday Sewing Sisters. This group of women from the Sarah Allen Sisterhood of the Women’s Ministry of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Seattle gather one Saturday each month to sew washable feminine hygiene kits for girls in Limbe, Cameroon, one of Seattle’s sister cities.

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