Wider Horizons Events and Information

  1. Welcome new member Susan Spieker, who says, My husband Samuel (not a WH member at this time) and I raised our children in Mt Baker, where we’ve lived for 40 years. I am retired from UW but still involved in UW research projects related to infant and early childhood mental health. I love bike riding and hiking and am learning quilting and other fiber arts. Our new Member Directory is still in preparation, but you can reach Susan at spiekersj@gmail.com

2.       Join us at Postcarding Tuesday, January 30 at 10:30 am, Oxbow Bakery,
2307 24th Ave East. We’ll be writing to California before
their primary at the end of February. Fragrance free please.
Neighborhood parking. See you there then. 

3.       The Healthy Aging Zoom workshop will be on Wednesday, January 31st at
4:30 pm
. The topic is “What’s with my stomach and my gut?
Concerns from one end to the other of our gastrointestinal tract. The link

4.       Thursday morning’s All-Member Zoom is happening, per usual, this Thursday,
February 1, at 9:30 am. Sue Lerner 
will send out the link and
questions on Wednesday.

5.      Fiber Art Enthusiasts – Tuesday, February 6,
, in-person at Fred Lind Manor/Capitol Hill. All levels
welcome to join us as we work on personal projects and/or keep insecurely
housed little ones “Warm For Winter” with handmade hats and blankets.
Drop in visitors encouraged. Yarn available for charity projects. Joan

6.   Audrey HansenThese 2 musicians https://philharmonianw.org/concert-4-symphonic-dances/ are
wonderful. I’m going; let me know if you’d like to go, too. We could carpool.
Tix are $20 for seniors: 
contact Audrey at waterandmountains@msn.com     


Members and Friends Share Information

1.       Carla McLean shared a study, Do More, Feel Better (see attachment) that you may be interested in.

2.       Bill Lippe’s February 17 House Concert (Jesse Lynn Madera) is still open (see attachment).

3.    Eric Johnson shared this article from The Guardian about dementia vs. normal forgetting: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2024/jan/26/the-difference-between-memory-loss-and-dementia-and-how-to-protect-your-brain


4.    What Really Matters at the End of Lifehttps://go.ted.com/6WNA  An excellent TED Talk shared by Andy Miller.