For most Americans, Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial kickoff of summer – an early chance to get out for an old-fashioned family barbecue in the park, along with some Frisbee flinging, some corn hole tossing, and maybe a pick-up [...]
About two weeks ago, we told you all about Sunshine’s Annual Poetry Contest spearheaded by Jerry Schmalenberger, a resident at Quail Lodge in Antioch, California. Well, to leave you hanging without sharing the results would be like reading one of [...]
There once was a woman from Dunwoody, Whose disposition was always quite moody. But wouldn’t you know it? She became a poet. And now she’s feeling quite goody. There are those who consider limericks (like the one above) to be [...]
Has this been a strange year so far, or what? You know how the expression, “once in a blue moon” refers to events that don’t happen very often, like months that have two full months (the second being known as [...]
So long, January, 2018. It was nice knowing ya. But excuse us if we can’t wait to welcome February. Ever notice how January is kind of a sleeper month? Maybe it’s meant to be that way to help us recover [...]
Remember last week’s post on New Year’s Resolutions? How are those working out for you? Hopefully, many of you are still going strong with fulfilling your goals for 2018 and looking forward to achieving some life-changing results. But to make [...]
In the spirit of getting fit for Wellness Month, three Sunshine Retirement Living communities – Villa Serena, Quail Lodge and Deer Park – are ready to rumble for a good-natured, action-packed athletic competition they call “the Senior Olympics.” [...]
Veteran | Pilot | Outdoorsman Sam lives at Quail Lodge in Antioch, CA. Q: Where were you born and raised? A: I was… born in Pueblo, Colorado, on October 14, 1929, and lived mostly in California. I went [...]
Fruits and veggies are the way to go in any season, and the best way to obtain them is to garden. Did you know gardening is an essential part of our evolution? Over 23,000 years ago, our early ancestors began planting and growing food. They gave up their nomadic lifestyle, and these humans laid down roots that signified the beginning of civilization.
This is the kind of hobby that fulfills every need. There are so many things you can plant, watch grow, and enjoy in a recipe!
Have you ever planted a garden? What was your favorite thing to grow?
Summer means warmer temperatures! Even though spending time in the sun is great, there are also a bunch of indoor activities you can do to keep cool. Here are some of our favorite things to do: - Watch a movie or TV series - Read a book - Learn a new recipe - Make arts and crafts
The possibilities are endless, whether you're inside or outdoors!