The Sunshine #7-6 Dec/Jan 2016

Happiness “Happiness is like the old man told me Look for it, and you’ll never find it all But let it go, live your life and leave it Then one day, you’ll wake up and she’ll be home”   ‘Happiness’, written by Isaac Slade of The Fray, is the last song on the second studio…

The Sunshine #7-4, Aug/Sep 2016

One Day At A Time Well I finally got around to admit that I might have a problem. But I thought it was just too damn big of a mountain to climb. Well I got down on my knees and said ‘Hey!’ ‘I just cant go on livin’ this way!’ With the legendary Joe Walsh…

Positively Karen

Spring Now and Then Rain, cool nights, semi-warm days. Spring is in bloom everywhere I look.   Sitting on the back step with a glass of iced tea I watch several chestnut brown birds ignore me and continue pulling earth worms from irish green lawn. A robin wings by with twig in her beak. I assume…

Vitality by Sandy Lauzon

Time’s Challenge I wonder how quickly I have reached nearly half way through my seventh decade of life. Perhaps, because I couldn’t wait.   I couldn’t wait to start first grade at five years old. I had been practicing going to school ever since I could remember. I had a pencil box with pencils, erasers,…

Treasures From The Inbox #7-3

If you get email, you get stuff. Sometimes it is spam, sometimes it is a true gem. Here is one of those gems worth sharing: Granny My sister, whom everyone lovingly calls ‘Granny’, is eighty-eight years old and still driving. She writes: Dear brother, The other day I went up to our local Christian book…

And The Winner Is…

Here are the 2016 Sunshine Express Miramonte Mother’s Day Fishing Derby Prize Winners #1-Arnulfo(Arnold) Dominguez, Norwood – 17″, 1.47lb – Longest trout – $500 cash 2- Annie Slafter, Ridgway – 1.56lb, 16 1/4″ – Moonstone earrings & necklace set – $100 – Cowgirls, Durango 3- Levi Tatum, Naturita – 1.43lb, 16 1/8″ – G. Cert. –…

Childbirth Options

Bloomin’ Babies co-owner discusses merits of natural birth Natural childbirth is getting lots of attention these days from researchers who’ve noticed a trend among American women to deliver their babies in non-hospital settings. Recent studies support the wisdom of this shift toward minimally invasive childbirth, said Patty Kandiko, a certified nurse midwife and co-owner of…