Sun Lakes Hiking Club: Snake Smarts

Warren Wasescha As a hiker during warmer months, can you ever not think about rattlesnakes on the trail? Same here, so I found a great article from Associate Professor Dale…

Hello from Sun Lakes Community Theatre

SLCT actors and directors rehearse a one-act play using Zoom for remote distancing. Sandy Pallett, Director, Sun Lakes Community Theatre Hopefully, you are still healthy and surviving the boredom of…

VFW Post 8053 Auxiliary News

Happier times to remember for VFW Auxiliary Post 8053 Karen Shaffer From the VFW Action Corps Weekly, an article, “Building Your Mental Health Through Resiliency,” Army Col. (Dr.) Wendi Waits…

Softball Alternative to COVID

Rick “The Greyhound” Oien rounds second. Is he faster than Chuck “The Cheetah” Schaan? (Photo by Larry’s Lensmen) Larry Wolfe The term COVID has, unfortunately, entered the lexicon of our…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

A Stitch in Time Sue Donovan I love hand sewing. Quilting, embroidery, cross stitch or simply mending are peaceful activities that relax the body and quiet the mind. Call it my time as a creative couch potato. Never at a loss for projects, my grandkids keep a constant stash of holey sweatpants and stuffed animals,…

We Need Faith in These Trying Times

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. Look around in any community within our great country. You will find people who may appear different, but in reality, they are not, because each of us is distinctive in our own way. Some may speak with an accent that makes it hard to understand, and some wear clothing that seems…

Line Dancing with Judee

Judee Curtis What a different year for my 81st birthday and our 61st wedding anniversary. I’m hoping and praying it won’t be different in September when we are scheduled to restart our line dancing year. If people would understand it’s time to take responsibility and wear masks everywhere, we just might come out of this…

VFW Post 8053 Auxiliary News

Happier times to remember for VFW Auxiliary Post 8053

Karen Shaffer From the VFW Action Corps Weekly, an article, “Building Your Mental Health Through Resiliency,” Army Col. (Dr.) Wendi Waits notes, “There is significant evidence in the medical literature that the way we think influences the way we feel, which influences the way we behave or react.” One of her suggestions to help put…

What a Wonderful Life!

Roger Bonngard We have fields of green, expansive skies of blue; Parks, schools, highways for me and you We can say to ourselves, What a wonderful life! The colored flowers in our neighborhoods are beautiful against the sky, As are the colors on the faces of our neighbors and friends passing by. Seeing our people…

Softball Alternative to COVID

Rick "The Greyhound" Oien rounds second. Is he faster than Chuck "The Cheetah" Schaan? (Photo by Larry's Lensmen)

Larry Wolfe The term COVID has, unfortunately, entered the lexicon of our everyday language. It, of course, isn’t a “real word,” but a contraction for COrona VIrus Disease. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could substitute softball terms for C-O-V-I-D? How about this: The batter Crushed a long fly ball, hoping for a home run,…