Category: Community News

WOTM: Enough

David Zapatka Have you had enough? How much is enough? Enough of what? Enough stuff? Enough politics? Enough religion? Enough of some person? Enough of some activity? What does enough really mean? Reader and sister Judy Haberstroh says, “I came across this excerpt and thought the word enough may be a good one for your…

New to Arizona? New to New Adventures?

Marie Burns presents Improving Your Financial Life with Positive Intelligence during New Adventures' summer semester.

Mary Kenny If you look around your community now, you will surely see more than a few new residents. If you’re new here, reach out to the community and learn what we have to offer. And for those of you who haven’t yet discovered New Adventures, our lifelong learning program, now is the time to…

Crystal Cards: A Popular Choice

Bobbie Reed Crystal Cards has thrived, despite the pandemic. With home delivery as an option, people have continued to buy cards. Almost every day, we deliver cards to residents of Sun Lakes or SunBird. And people love the cards and the delivery option. All the money raised from these sales goes to My Sister’s Place, a…

The Great Horned Owl Baby Rescue

Marianna Buescher and Robyn Blosh “You never know where a photoshoot might lead,” were the thoughts that raced through Carol Martin’s mind when she arrived for her daily photo session with the owl nest on hole 7 at the SunBird Golf Resort. Her husband George quickly searched for what to do when a baby owl has fallen…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook June is a time to celebrate dads. Not much has been written about what a man wants for their bathroom remodel—I looked! It is his space, too, and there are personal wants for his daily experience he may not have mentioned. Another area men tend to make do is outdoor cooking at a…

Save the Date for Red Cross Blood Drive July 8

Dean Athmer The Sun Lakes Posse will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, July 8, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The address is 9531 E. Riggs Road, Sun Lakes. The event will be in the meeting room, with plenty of space to comply with social distancing requirements. Here are the basic…

U.S. Military History: D-Day

Ross Dunfee So, what does the “D” stand for in D-Day? Stop! Do not keep reading until you attempt to answer the question. Okay, now you can read on. Most people who celebrate the holiday do not know the answer. Some people believe it is in reference to June 6, 1944, when, in World War…

Footnotes from the Library

Lois Anderson SunBird Library was established for the benefit of all SunBird residents. That means no other communities are allowed to use it, and we do not accept or return books that belong to other libraries (e.g., Sun Lakes, Maricopa, etc.). If you have borrowed a book or other materials from one of these other…

Becoming a Neighbors Who Care Client: How To

Sheryl Keeme One can never tell when life will take a twisty turn that shifts an ordinary, normal life off-kilter. It could be the loss of a partner, an unexpected need for surgery, or a health concern that prevents driving, to name a few. Let’s face it, life happens, and we never really know when.…