Matt Poole at Dinner in the Vineyard

Matt Poole of Hotel Washington will be preparing the entree this year for Dinner in the Vineyard, Thursday August 29 on Washington Island. “I don’t always get to be there with guests while they are enjoying their meal,” said Poole. “I’m excited to be able to share a meal, especially at Gathering Ground which captures my vision for Hotel Washington with their goal of sustainability.

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Plastic: A day’s inventory

When I moved to Washington Island, I was impressed with the hands-on approach to trash. It is good we are forced to throw our garbage out twice — once in the household trash can and once at the dump. Now that there are fees associated with getting our garbage out of the house, we are even more confronted with what we waste.

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Gratitude

“You know, this was not a stay. A “stay” is where you are until you go on to someplace else. I didn’t stay here, I was home. And now I’m leaving but will take memories with me.”

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Samapatta yoga workshop at Hotel Washington!

Saturday, July 14, Patti will present two workshops at the Hotel Washington Studio. From 9-11 a.m., “The Eight Limbs of Raja Yoga” will explore the foundations of yoga in an enlightening, interactive workshop. Students will connect with authentic Himalayan yoga traditions that support a meaningful and purposeful life, then apply their learning through an all-levels yoga practice, with pose modifications and accommodations for all.

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