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Senior Center News

Senior Center News
  • Time Flies

    Last weekend I missed my 40th high school class reunion in Louisville, Ky. Wow.

    August 8, 2013

  • The Scope of Human Generosity

    In her book “Eat, Pray, Love,” Elizabeth Gilbert wrote, “In the end, though, maybe we must all give up trying to pay back the people in this world who sustain our lives.

    July 25, 2013

  • Senior Center News

    On March 10, 2003, I wrote these words in my journal: “I admit I’m really struggling with the news Josh gave us today. He’s being deployed to Kuwait, apparently to be a ‘gunner’ for an urban assault team if war breaks out in Iraq. I have no idea what a gunner is, but just the sound of it filled my arms and legs with jelly and my heart flip-flopped. Later I couldn’t even pray beyond repeating ‘Oh, God, oh, God’ over and over. My first coherent thought was that my son was going to die. So I’ve spent the rest of the day grappling with issues of faith, trust and fear… Now the biggest question is – how do I get through tomorrow without becoming weepy every few minutes?”

    July 5, 2013

  • •IMG_9707.jpg Senior Center Cooking Up a Tasteful Event

    Phone calls and correspondence are flying as Mineral Wells Senior Center plans its fourth annual Taste of Palo Pinto County.

    July 1, 2013 2 Photos

  • Things We Take For Granted . . .

    Every now and then my husband asks me to trim the scraggly hairline at the base of his neck. I’ve also done the same for my mom, who has always helped my dad.

    June 27, 2013

  • Scottish proverbs, mountains of produce and many thanks

    The other day I ran across a book of old Scottish sayings and proverbs.

    June 20, 2013

  • Senior Health Fair Saturday at VFW

    Local seniors are invited to a free health fair June 15, which will coincide with a flag retirement ceremony.

    June 14, 2013

  • senior center pics_0473.jpg There are always hidden blessings

    On June 18, my daughter Joy and her family will be leaving for their mission assignment in Indonesia.

    June 13, 2013 1 Photo

  • senior health_N0491350.jpg Senior Health Fair set for next weekend

    Local seniors are invited to a free health fair June 15, which will coincide with a flag retirement ceremony.

    June 7, 2013 1 Photo

  • Uncertainties: life’s filled with them

    Back in 2003-04, when my youngest son was an Army MP serving successive tours in war-torn Iraq, we often spent days wondering if he was among the soldiers reported killed in battles or explosions.

    June 6, 2013

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