Category: Community News

Bridge Quips

Shirley Jackson Sure! Your side opened the bidding, but … Reasons for competing! 1. We can out-bid you to a part score or game! 2. My partner will know what to lead if you do get the contract! 3. We’ll push you up too high and beat you! 4. We’ll scare you into not bidding…

Word of the Month: Ziggurat

  David Zapatka Reader John W. Patterson writes, “For what it’s worth, because of my ever-deepening interest in what might be called “The History of Ideas,” I’ve been following your Word column in our Quail Creek Crossing for some years now. In a very real way, etymology is itself a useful adjunct for dealing with the…

Welcome New Neighbors

Wendy Weber, Lifestyle Director Daniel and Wendy (Weber) Armijo Hometown/State: Albuquerque, N.M./Macungie, PA. Daniel and Wendy have been married for three months. Dan has four children, and Wendy has one child. They enjoy golf, swimming, BBQing, painting, sporting events, concerts, and festivals. John and Ellen Hanzal Hometown/State: Parshall, N.D. John and Ellen have been married…

Sun Lakes Community Choir Proudly Presents ‘Requiem’

Yvonne Orlich Under the able direction of Cris Temple Evans, the Sun Lakes Community Choir is proud to present a performance of John Rutter’s “Requiem.” This concert will be performed by members of the Sun Lakes Chorale and various local church choirs. In additional to the singers Ms. Evans has organized, she has gathered a…

Unity: Lent, a Time to Let Go

Unity Church of Sun Lakes is a New Thought spiritual community dedicated to living the Truths taught by Jesus the Christ as well as other spiritual masters. We see the good (God) in our fellow humans and celebrate our Oneness with all the people of the world. We meet on Sunday mornings in the Arts…

U.S. Military History: U.S. Coast Guard Flag, Song, and Motto

Ross Dunfee The Coast Guard has a rich history of consolidation with other federal services. The Coast Guard was created in 1915 when the Revenue Cutter Service (from 1790) was merged with the Life Saving Service (from 1848). In 1939, the Lighthouse Service (from 1789) was added, and the Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation…

SunBird Library News

Just a reminder—the SunBird Library is no longer accepting the following: Old magazines Cookbooks Large books (coffee table size) Travel books Medical books Self-help books VHS tapes Music CDs Thank you for your donations of books and puzzles. A big thank you to the library volunteers.

Art at the Lakes 2022

Diane Hitt Art at the Lakes 2022 was a huge success. Crowds of people walked the sidewalks to see and buy art displayed by 110 artists. The AFMA firefighters and medics cooked and sold delicious hamburger and hotdog meals. Three bands filled the lake area with great music. Lots of raffle tickets were sold. And…