Posts Categorized: Shoaler Voices

Sounds of the Shoals

by Laura Ermini, Star Gathering 1, Former Pelican I have been coming to Star Island almost each summer of my life. I also spent an entire summer on island as a Pelican. There are certain songs that “bring me back” and each one would be included on my Star Island playlist. The choices are as… Read more >

Sharing Star Island: A Mug Shot

Sharing Star Island just got more creative thanks to an idea from All Star 2 Shoaler Roger Kellman. Roger’s idea for sharing Star Island starts with his congregation’s social hour. Many folks sharing Star Island use their congregation’s social hour because it’s a time designed for casual conversation and, well, talking about Star Island is… Read more >

Favorite Place: East Rock

By Tristan Binns, Star Island Yoga Retreat My favorite spot on Star Island is East Rock. There, I am riding the waves out to the horizon all around me. I am greeting the sun rising this morning and every single morning I ever waited in the dark on the rock for the sun to rise…. Read more >

Thoughts of an Old Shoaler – a poem

Longtime Shoaler Edith Kates recently turned 90 years old. As an attendee of the Life on a Star Family Conferences, Edith gave a lot to Star Island including the golf cart to help people better navigate the island’s rocky terrain. Affectionately referred to as the “Vic Mobile” after her husband Victor, with whom she co-chaired… Read more >