Category: July 2021

Word of the Month: Orbisculate

David Zapatka We’re doing something different this month. We’re going to explore getting a new word into dictionaries. Reader Debbie M. writes, “Hello, I enjoy your column and want to offer a suggestion. ‘Orbisculate’ is a word not yet in the dictionary. I think we should help the young people who are trying to get…

Card Making Class

Linda Smart Join us on the second Saturday of every month to make two greeting cards with an Independent Stampin’ Up Demonstrator. The class fee is $5 and includes everything you need! The doors open at 9:20 a.m. The cards will be completed during one of multiple class sessions which will begin at 9:30 a.m.…

The Secret of Contentment

Dr. Marc Drake, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church Sun Lakes How often do we think in terms of needing various things to be happy or content? However, God is what we need, and things are simply what we use. Many people think retirement will bring contentment. But far too many become lonely and depressed, and…

Something Fascinating to Learn this Summer

Rina Cupples, Reiki Teaching Master A Reiki Level I class will be offered on four consecutive days: Thursday, July 15; Friday, July 16; Saturday, July 17; and Sunday, July 18, from 9 a.m. to noon each day at the Fitness Activities Center (FAC), 25219 S. EJ Robson Blvd., Building A, in Cottonwood. You’ll be learning…

Sun Lakes Posse Medical Equipment News

Phyllis Swanson, Office Manager We would like to introduce you to the volunteers who are working at the Sun Lakes Posse Medical Equipment Office. We want to say thank you to all the volunteers who worked during the pandemic. For the month of May, the volunteers worked 135 hours. The number of medical equipment checked…

Flash Mob! Did You See It?

Robin Murray Sun Lakes Community Theatre (SLCT) members were Dancing in the Street—Mick Jagger and David Bowie style—as flash mobs performed around Sun Lakes to celebrate the return of live theatre and to grow excitement for the SLCT experience. “Flash mobs” appear unexpectedly at a public gathering to perform a choreographed number, then disperse just…

DAC Artists Meet All Summer

Sue Sindelar Tuesday afternoons are alive and full of fun and creativity as the Desert Artists Club (DAC) meets again. It is inspiring to see the variety of art and the talented members of our club enjoying this time together. Summer brings smaller numbers of members but provides time for sharing techniques and visiting while…

The Heat Is on! Summer Feet—Gotta Love ‘em

Kathleen Ismael, Reflexology Practitioner at IronOaks Fitness Center Our feet carry the weight of our entire body every day with every step we take. They can quickly become dry, tired, swollen, and sore. Our feet work hard all day for us, and foot care is essential, as well as relaxing. Our feet need to be…