Category: December 2021

December—A Time of Light and Redemption

Rabbi Irwin Wiener, D.D. We are taught that in the beginning, there was light. December helps us reenact that very moment in time when creation occurred and light was brought into our lives. This very act gave us an awareness that not only illuminated the path of life’s journey, but also enabled us to understand…

So Many Books, So Little Time: Have You Seen Luis Velez?

‘Tis the season … for kindness, compassion, and good will. If you have time to read during busy December, this book is the perfect example of what the holiday season is about. Sixteen-year-old Raymond Jaffe feels like he doesn’t belong. At his mother’s apartment, he’s just an extra child his step-father endures and his half-sisters…

Softball Player Profile: Jon Hendrikse

Larry Wolfe Jon Hendrikse hails from Badger Country. A native of Madison, Wisc., Jon graduated from nearby Monona Grove High School where he played “some football,” but spent most of his time on the baseball diamond. He played four years for the Silver Eagles while also playing American Legion ball in the summers. Normally playing…

Computer Booters News

Helen Seaton, Publicity Director The Computer Booters Club will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 1. Our speaker Judy Taylour will show us how we can Declutter Our Digital Life. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m., and members can attend the talk from home or wherever they choose via Zoom. Declutter Your Digital Life: You spend…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

The Special Christmas Bows Jacqueline M. Ruffino-Platt When I lived in Northern Virginia and was driving around the shopping area one morning, I noticed a new craft store had just opened in our vicinity. Just what I needed to create some fine and interesting crafts. Bow Making, floral and wreath design, centerpieces for tables, decorating homes for…

SLWA Donates to The Crystal Card Project

Bobbie Reed The Sun Lakes Women’s Association (SLWA), a social and philanthropic organization serving the greater Sun Lakes community, presented a check for $1000 to The Crystal Card Project. The money will be used to buy supplies and materials to make the Crystal Cards. Donations like these allow The Crystal Card Project to meet its…