Memorial Day 2015

Unite States flag

I still remember being a kid and my Mom buying a red paper Poppy from a very old man with a container in his hand to collect the money. I had no idea why, but somehow I knew it was important and solemn. Memorial Day is such an interesting and conflicting Holiday. In the quiet […]

Sun City Grand Installs GPS Markers on Walking Trails

Sun City Grand Fountain

Each time a buyer purchases a Sun City Grand home, the buyer pays the Community and Residential Enhancement (CARE) fee. The purpose of the fee is to upgrade the community. In June 2014 Sun City Grand HOA board approved $31,00 from the CARE fund to install GPS markers at various walking trails. The GPS markers […]

Happy Easter and Passover

Sun City Grand

We are about to enter a most holy and joyous weekend to celebrate both Easter and Passover.  No matter which Holiday (Holy Day) you celebrate, may your heart and spirit be filled with the knowing of rebirth and freedom.  And, if neither Easter or Passover is your acknowledgement, may you celebrate our beauty and the […]

Mini but mighty


We’ve all heard the very catchy commercial touting “The incredible, dibble egg.” Indeed, a hen’s egg is a wondrous gift. But there is a food source that is even more incredible; many call it “the perfect food,” the product not of a chicken, but an insect, the honeybee. No other inset produces food eaten by […]

Thank God for the Irish

3 Car Garage Sun City Grand

When I was a kid, our beloved parish priest was Father Thomas O’Malley, and his able assistant was Father William Pierce. Both were from the old sod, Ireland. Each St. Patrick’s Day, the good Knights of Columbus hosted a “Wearing of the Green” dinner for the two good men in the parish hall.  The whole […]

January 1, 2015

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year—–May this year be filled with an abundance of health, happiness, new learnings, success and joy. On this first day of a new year, I always end up thinking about—-I have a clean slate. It seems more fitting than ever to wake up this morning and have the ground covered with this fresh […]

Happy Thanksgiving 2014 from Leolinda

Happy Thanksgiving from Chicago

or each new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food,
For love and friends,
For everything Thy goodness sends.
Father in heaven,
We thank thee.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
…..From our family to yours, we wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving 2014

  Life and time are speeding up.  For me, it feels like we celebrated Thanksgiving just a few months ago.   Good thing I so enjoy Thanksgiving and the traditions it brings into our day.  It feels to me that the focus for this Thanksgiving is to let the stress go.  “Frozen” sure has delivered that […]