Category: January 2021

Wisdom for a New Day

Dr. Marc Drake

Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes Now that the year 2020 is in the record books, I’m sure we all have hopes that 2021 will be quite different! But will it? Only God knows for sure. He has His purposes that he is carrying out, and we can rejoice that He is…

Lucky Shot Pool Club Tournament Results

Gary Vacin The Lucky Shot Pool Club has announced winners of its recently-completed 2020-21 fall tournament, and that Jerry Cisneros won Club Championships in both 9-Ball and 8-Ball for the 2019-20 season. Cisneros won the fall and spring tournaments for the 2019 season to claim the Club 8-Ball Championship. In 9-Ball, the playoff for the…

Happy New Year 2021

Dale Fanzo What I have learned during 2020 at home My life is good, thankful to not be alone. I call my friends, who I made laugh today A “thank you” is a blessing, what can I say. It was not long ago, we were in the fast lane Our days went by, without any…

Sun Lakes Wonderland of Lights: A Great Success

Tall Snowman donated by Real Estate Specialist for AZ Best Move

Rose Pachura and Maynard Iverson The Sun Lakes Wonderland of Lights was a success. Bidding has started from Dec. 1 to 15, 2020. An auction was conducted by Caring Transitions at CTBIDS.com. Each Christmas tree for sale at auction was identified by the name of the business, organization, or group. Single donors had the option of using their name or…

An Overwhelming Positive Community Event

Craig Lloyd, Commander, Sun Lakes Sheriff’s Posse The Sun Lakes Posse, along with local businesses, sponsored a drug take-back and document shred event on Saturday, Nov. 14. The event was planned for two hours, from 10 a.m. to noon that day, and we started lining up cars at 9 a.m., and were backed up 50-plus…

Wildcat Jazz Band

Rob Wright rocking 'n' rolling at the Arizona Classic Jazz Festival

Helen Daley Composed of six world-class musicians, the Wildcat Jazz Band has been performing together for 16 years. While best known for their jazz and Dixieland numbers, they can play anything, as evidenced by their Rock ‘n’ Roll set at the recent Arizona Classic Jazz Festival. Band leader Rob Wright started playing banjo at age 10,…

So … What Are Woven Wire Bracelets?

Bracelets by Henry Huss: The bottom is an 18-strand, 18-gauge, sterling silver wire weave. The top bracelet is a weave using 22-gauge sterling silver wire with gold wrap and an onyx stone.

Linda Shanahan Creating wire wrapped jewelry can be fun and extremely rewarding. Woven wire bracelets can be made using many different kinds of wire incorporated in a multitude of designs. You can use just one specific wire or choose to mix the wire; copper, bronze, gold, or silver, just to mention a few. You can…

Word of the Month: Jeremiad

David Zapatka Dear friend and Wisdom Seeker moderator Ellen Engel suggested the word jeremiad for this month’s WOTM. Jeremiad – noun jer·​e·​mi·​ad | ˌjer-ə-ˈmī-əd, -ˌad 1. a prolonged lamentation or complaint 2. a cautionary or angry harangue. 3. a long, literary work, usually in prose, sometimes in verse, where the author bitterly laments the state of society…