Category: August 2015

Jewish holidays are coming

The Sun Lakes Jewish Congregation (SLJC) will begin the celebration of Rosh Hashanah on September 13 and Yom Kippur on September 22 with a very special Kol Nidre service. All services will take place at the Sun Lakes Chapel. Please join us as we celebrate the High Holy Days. Rosh Hashanah Eve: September 13 at…

Edgar Cayce Study Group

Our “Search for God” study group meets every Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in Room A-2 of Cottonwood Country Club. We explore the readings of Edgar Cayce who is recognized as the greatest psychic of the 20th century and the founder of holistic healing. We strive to be healthier, peaceful and to be one with the…

New Horizons Writers Group

Homeless and Unhappy Bob Hirt In most dairy herds it has become standard practice to remove the horns of cattle to prevent disfiguring fighting, the loss of an eye or other injuries, or even bullying of their peers. One can easily picture a Texas Longhorn species goring a victim by the feed trough just to…

Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days of Summer - image of Dudley provided by John Miguel

Arizonans have settled into the depths of the summer heat. We barely notice the difference between 115 and 110 degree temperatures. So what does one do while the sun beats down on us? We travel. We enjoy the many lakes, such as Mormon Lake or Roosevelt Lake. We explore the caverns of Arizona. We hike…

Softball player profile

Larry Wolfe A native of Ashton, Iowa, Gary Brinkman’s family moved to Howard, South Dakota when he was a high school sophomore. He graduated from Howard High where he was on the Tigers’ football, basketball and track teams while playing summer baseball and golf. He then went to the University of South Dakota where he…

Come join the Chess Club

Arthur Fink The Sun Lakes Chess Club invites you to join us, whether you are a beginner or a grand master chess player. We meet every Saturday from 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. in the Oakwood Clubhouse Greenbriar C Room. Come early or come late; you are always welcome. There are no dues or membership fees. For…

The box

Sharon Becker Gale The box was sitting on the counter. It wasn’t there when I left the house. The sun was shining on the silk material covering it, it shimmered with an odd light. It wasn’t large or small, just interesting. The design on the silk reminded me of the orient. Questions seem to be…

August schedule for Dahn yoga classes

August schedule: Mornings: 7:45-8:45 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday Afternoons: 4:15-5:15 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday No morning classes from August 21-31. Paullene is going on vacation to cool places. Everyone else wants a break also! Classes start again September 1. Where: SunBird Golf Resort Navajo Room on the third floor There is no…

Art paper confusion

Susan Plouzek As an artist, have you noticed the new measurement for paper? Paper can be downright confusing. Over the next few months, I would like to explore and even try to clarify everything you ever wanted to know about paper. So this month of August, all of you artists who are brave enough to…