Category: Features

Happy Birthday!

QC Sunshine Host a virtual birthday party! There are apps and websites that let you host virtual parties and gatherings for free. House Party is one such app that lets you host a video chat for up to eight people, and you can even play party games. Grab some popcorn and watch a movie with…

Book Suggestion

Gary and Jeri Collins One ‘must read’ book is Cane Field Revival by QC resident Joann Haberer. It’s a mystery set in Maui with lots of twists and turns. I couldn’t put it down! She writes under the name Joann Bassett and her books are available through Amazon.

The Hidden Meaning of Flowers

Bonnie Nowicki, Master Gardener As our country’s health struggles continue, I delve deeper into my book collection. I was fascinated reading about the language of flowers. From ancient times, flowers have been symbolic. Greek and Romans made garlands and wreaths for their warriors. Poets have extolled the virtue of flowers over the centuries, but it…

Dollars and Sense: Reverse Mortgages (Part 5)

The Paseo Financial Group Recently, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau put together a report to examine the reverse mortgage industry. This report concluded that the following groups of seniors were most likely to benefit from obtaining a reverse mortgage: * Those looking to supplement a fixed income in retirement. * Those who need a home…

Word of the Month: Yet and Still

David Zapatka Reader Sally Teusch wrote after reading the May column, “I enjoy your column. Thank you. ‘It’s a few more miles yet’ or ‘It’s a few more miles, still.’ Looking forward to it. Warmly, Sally Teusch.” Let’s dive in to both words to see where this journey takes us. Yet: adverb ˈyet 1. in addition; besides. 2.…