Category: August 2016

Dollars and Sense

Newly single? Keystone Law Firm offers 5 financial protection strategies to help When you find yourself newly-single again, there are so many emotions and concerns to consider. Your financial health could be flung into your face or if it hasn’t been, you could be thinking of many other things instead. Unfortunately, during these times, regardless…

Introducing the cast of SLCT’s fall play, Dearly Departed

Cast of Dearly Departed - back row: Joan Berger, Chris Mank, Jim Brown, Jim Janowski, Rick Whitney, John Crawford and Ginger Henry; front row, Phyllis Novy, Sandy Ilsen, Susan Schlesinger and Andrea Hummel. Not shown: Merrie Crawford and Sandy Pallett.

Andrea Hummel “Now we’re a family and we’re all gonna hang together,” commands Lucille. So difficulties and petty jealousies are put aside and family dynamics are revealed and sometimes resolved as the Turpin family gathers to bid one last good-bye to Bud, the family patriarch. Dearly Departed, a hilarious comedy by David Bottrell and Jessie…

Happy Birthday to you!

Happy Birthday Bernice!

Bernice Kantrowitz It was four days before my birthday and as I walked to the Tuesday meeting of the Writer’s Group, I was feeling depressed. I kept telling myself that it was too hot for an almost 93 year old lady to be out. In addition, the sadness of my daughter Susan’s recent death doesn’t…

Trips & Tours

For more information or reservations contact Free Spirit Vacations and Events at 480-926-5547 or sue@freespiritvacations.com. Williams and Bearizona August 9; price is $99 per person Travel to the historic Route 66 town of Williams. Enjoy the wide variety of wildlife at Bearizona, from majestic bison and nimble big horn sheep to stealthy wolves and adorable…

Ask Your Agents

Dear Tami and Cheri, We’re looking to plan a romantic getaway and would love to know your advice on keeping and sharing the love while traveling. We’ve had a few ups and downs in the past and feel it would be in our best interests to hear what others do. Signed, Seeking Harmony Hello Seeking…

Arizona Ataxia Awareness extravaganza

Howler was the special guest at last year’s Ataxia Awareness Extravaganza!

The Arizona Ataxia Support Group, a non-profit associated with the National Ataxia Foundation (NAF), would like to invite you to our fundraising and awareness event on Saturday, September 24 from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at St. Xavier University, 92 W. Vaughn, Gilbert, AZ 85233. Through our event, “Arizona Ataxia Awareness Extravaganza,” we are going to bring…

Word of the Month – Doyen

David Zapatka Friend and fellow table tennis-playing enthusiast, Bill Lewis, exposed me to our word for this month, doyen, in a recent correspondence about long-term expertise in the sport of table tennis. When reading his email and coming across his use of the word “doyen” I had to look this one up. Doyen noun doy·en  doi-ĕn′,…