Resident Joyce Vedder Rides a Roller Coaster

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San Rafael, CA (06/30/2017) – “Everybody likes a roller coaster ride.” ~ Pete Waterman You might disagree with Mr. Waterman, but we had a mission to fulfill and nothing was going to get in our way, not even a wishy-washer wisher. Last month, one of our residents, Joyce Vedder, remarked that she would like to go on a roller coaster … Read More

Trip to the Marine Mammal Center

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Sausalito CA (06/14/2017) – “In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.” ~ Kahlil Gibran A group of our residents found out what some of those secrets were when we visited the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito recently. The Center, which overlooks Rodeo Beach and the beautiful Pacific Ocean, is open to the public … Read More

Marin Greek Festival

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Novato, CA (05/26/17) – Wikipedia states “Greece is strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa.” That may be true, but for us, Greece was conveniently located in Novato, when we took a trip to the 46th Annual Marin Greek Festival at the Nativity of Christ Greek Orthodox Church. Arriving at noon, we had a wonderful lunch, and … Read More

Day Trip: Marin Art and Garden Center

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Ross, CA (05/16/2017) – “The rose is a flower of love. The world has acclaimed it for centuries. Pink roses are for love hopeful and expectant. White roses are for love dead or forsaken, but the red roses, ah the red roses are for love triumphant.” WindChime took advantage of our recent beautiful weather and snuck down the street to … Read More

Veterans’ Wall: Teddy Berlin

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Kentfield, CA (05/17/17) “A veteran is someone who wrote a blank check payable to the United States of America for an amount up to and including their life. The currency of freedom is the blood, sweat and tears of a nation’s people.” These moving words adorn the wall of our lobby above our new Veteran’s Wall, which we dedicated on … Read More

Piano Delivery

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Kentfield, CA (05/02/17) – “The beautiful thing is, music can be like a time machine. One song-the lyrics, the melody, the mood-can take you back to a moment in time like nothing else can.” ~ Lisa Schroeder WindChime just welcomed a new senior to our community, one that was born in 1900. Actually, this senior is an upright piano, donated … Read More

This is Your Life

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Kentfield, CA (04/28/17) – “Strange as it may seem, my life is based on a true story.” ~ Ashleigh Brilliant (English author and cartoonist.) High School Athlete; Woodland Firefighter; Army Veteran; Sharpshooter; Dam Builder; Double-Degree Holder; Adventure Traveler; Diamond Miner. Any of these titles by itself would be an impressive mark on one’s resume. But to have all of them, … Read More

A Trip to Tom Killion’s Art Exhibit at the Marin Center

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San Rafael, CA (04/18/2017) – “The purpose of art is washing the daily dust of life off our souls.” ~ Pablo Picasso. A handful of intrepid explorers from WindChime of Marin took advantage of a break in the rain to travel to the Marin Center to see an exhibit of local artist Tom Killion’s work. According to the Marin Center’s … Read More

Easter at Windchime of Marin

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Kentfield, CA (04/15/2017) – “I think we need to do some deep soul searching about what’s important in our lives and renew our spirit and our spiritual thinking, whether it’s through faith-based religion or just through loving nature or helping your fellow man.”~ Louie Schwartzberg At WindChime we strive to do these things by connecting with one another during occasions … Read More

An Afternoon of Glass Art

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San Rafael, CA (04/05/17) – WindChime of Marin recently made a visit to “I Made It” Glass Creations in San Rafael for an afternoon artistic adventure making fused glass art. With owner, Lynn Rovelstad and her assistant Bridget leading the way our team of budding artists explored their creative sides and made some beautiful pieces while having a lot of … Read More