Category: February 2018

How to use essential oils

JoAnne Gaudioso Essential Oils may be used in three different ways: Aromatically: For emotional or respiratory support and cleaning the air, inhale from an open bottle, rub a drop of oil between the palms and inhale or diffuse. Internally: For digestive upset or supporting your immune system. Ingest one drop of oil in a capsule,…

Love is in the photograph

Ann Posiviata There is plenty to do this coming February. The shortest month of the year is jammed packed with events to attend and photograph. Subject matter is vast, from majestic Arabian horses, athletes of golf and baseball, to festivals offering stunning artistry like hoop dancing and the Chinese culture, along with a chocolate lover’s…

DAR offers membership workshop

Toni Bolling Lutter Mitzi Iverson, Membership Chair, has announced that Gila Butte DAR will offer a free workshop for women interested in locating a Revolutionary War ancestor and joining National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR). The workshop will be held Saturday, February 24, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Sun Lakes. Trained…

Golden Goalies – enjoy!

Bea Loozer ‘Tis February now, and we’ve survived our first rain shower. In fact, we have enjoyed that rain shower. Let’s focus on enjoyment. As we strive to stay healthy and lose weight or maintain the loss we have achieved, let’s enjoy life. Do you like to dance? Look through the Splash to find a class…

Life beyond the teabag: Friends, lovers and soul mates – pairing tea and chocolate

  Diane Eddy There are three ways to consider tea and chocolate. The first is as “friends,” where both the tea and the chocolate enjoy the same characteristics. The second is as “lovers,” when the steaming cup and the luxurious chocolate complement each other despite their apparent differences. The third perspective is as “soul mates,”…

Low Vision Support Group

  Linda Horton The Low Vision Support Group will meet again on Wednesday morning, February 14, from 9:00-10:00 a.m. in the first floor Card Room of the Renaissance Retirement Community. MEET friends who are legally blind. LEARN about low vision equipment, diagnoses and daily living “tricks.” SHARE experiences with others who are losing their vision.…

SLUMC hosts annual Women’s Retreat

  Linda Gercken The Sun Lakes United Methodist Women will hold its annual Women’s Retreat on Saturday, February 10, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event will take place in Lindsay Hall at the Sun Lakes Methodist Church (SLUMC) located at 9248 East Riggs Road. The cost is $10 which includes the program,…

Sun Lakes Writers Group

Do you enjoy writing? Please plan on attending our Sun Lakes writing group. We meet at the Cottonwood Ceramics Room (A-8) on each Tuesday from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Please arrive at 12:30 p.m. for easy conversation before we start our group at 1:00 p.m. Each week, we choose two words to write on the…