Tag: writing

Meet new Sun Lakes author

Mary Jane Springer

Kc Coller Mary Jane Springer, a new resident to the Sun Lakes Community, has recently published a children’s picture book for all ages. It is a delightful narrative with darling illustrations. The Story of Baby ‘L’ started as a small seed and developed into a beautiful story. It is unique because the unborn child is telling…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

We Can Always Just Reboot George Stahl Have you ever had one of those days when just everything you tried didn’t work? Nothing was going to go right no matter how hard you tried, or what you did. It was just all going to spit. Even what you said came out wrong, or was misunderstood…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

Bernice, A wonderful, talented woman and a legend in her time Jacqueline Ruffino I am honored to write an article about our friend Bernice. She has touched the hearts and lives of everyone who knew her. When I first walked into the Sun Lakes Writer’s Group about 6 years ago I was greeted by Bernice.…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

From the Gates of Hell George Stahl It is Sunday, April 29, 1945, around 9:15 in the morning. To say that life was going on as normal in the village would be an ambiguous statement. Life hadn’t been normal for some time. In the last few years, children’s laughing and the produce mongers chanting has…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

Treatments and cures Dorothy Long Growing up in the ‘40s and ‘50s, it was not off to the doctor or urgent care. The medicine cabinet and kitchen cupboard held almost everything needed for treatment. Unless it was life threatening, the family relied on home remedies. These were passed down from one generation to the next.…

New Horizons Writers’ Group

No Country Bumpkin Bob Hirt A few weeks ago we invited an old friend, Jerry, and his wife to join us for several days at a timeshare in Southern California. Despite the several days of cold, overcast and rainy weather in Escondido, we had a good time together, playing games by the fireplace, eating out…

New Horizons Writers’ Group

  Salt Anyone Bob Hirt We all use table salt, sometimes probably too much of it! It is virtually everywhere and it is plentiful throughout the world. In central New York State, the Retsof Salt Mine, in the Finger Lakes region provided salt for most of the northeastern states. As early as August 30, 1884,…

Writers’ Group

  Relaxing Sue Donovan At the end of yoga class, the leader always invites you to “go to your happy place” to envision a place and time where you can let all your tensions, worries and obligations take flight – and just RELAX. Because I am very, very good at relaxing – my husband says…