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Support Kickstarter Program for Young People.

30 Jan

 

 

 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1083270078/sea-change

Help fund 4 young people (18-25) to go on Sea Change, one month long climate change awareness trip on Lake Superior. This is for an event this spring.

This event is sponsored by Amicus Adventure Sailing (www.AmicusAdventureSailing.com)

You can also find them on facebook.

This event is through live video chats, etc.

 

Kickstarter Project, Student Fundraiser, Sea Change

29 Jan

 

 

 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1083270078/sea-change

Help fund 4 young people (18-25) to go on Sea Change, one month long climate change awareness trip on Lake Superior. This is for an event this spring.

This event is sponsored by Amicus Adventure Sailing (www.AmicusAdventureSailing.com)

You can also find them on facebook.

This event is through live video chats, etc.

 

 

 

Northwoods, 3rd Annual Sled Event

26 Jan

 

3rd Annual Art Sled Rally
(January 12, 2015)

Traditional sledding, step aside. The Northwood Children’s Services 3rd Annual Art Sled Rally is going for a slightly different experience. Each year, folks construct imaginary, whimsical sleds made out of cardboard, foam, and other craft-project items and send them down a hill all to the sheer delight of the spectators. Past creations have included a dragon, fighter jet and even a replica DeLorean car with lights! It’s a wholesome and comical afternoon, and it’s not to be missed! The community is invited to show their creativity by entering an art sled – get creative and join the fun!

Date: February 21, 2015
Where: Ridgeview Country Club

Visit our Facebook page at Northwood Children’s Services 2015 Art Sled Rally, or call Kathleen at 218-728-7196.

 

Northwood Childrens 3rd Annual Sled Rally

22 Jan

3rd Annual Art Sled Rally
(January 12, 2015)

Traditional sledding, step aside. The Northwood Children’s Services 3rd Annual Art Sled Rally is going for a slightly different experience. Each year, folks construct imaginary, whimsical sleds made out of cardboard, foam, and other craft-project items and send them down a hill all to the sheer delight of the spectators. Past creations have included a dragon, fighter jet and even a replica DeLorean car with lights! It’s a wholesome and comical afternoon, and it’s not to be missed! The community is invited to show their creativity by entering an art sled – get creative and join the fun!

Date: February 21, 2015
Where: Ridgeview Country Club

Visit our Facebook page at Northwood Children’s Services 2015 Art Sled Rally, or call Kathleen at 218-728-7196.

 

Erik’s (Erik Watczak) Cancer Benefit

15 Jan

 

Sun Country, Gated Community Life and More

10 Jan

 

 

Jim and I had never ridden on Sun Country. Seems like there is a lot of that go to Florida, Mexico and California. I liked the fact that you could rent a movie to watch for $8.00, move up to first class for $142.00, and that you can order some food. I just wish there were some more foodie choices. Out of Minneapolis it is Terminal 2. It was alittle bit of a bumpy ride because of the weather to Palm Springs. There are those folks that are out of their seats a little too much. Lots of white-greay haired people with funky colored tennis shoes. (Probably Skeeters.)  Many heading to Palm Springs or the Desert. The good part about Sun County is that you can change seats if you have a cougher next to you. The seats are roomy enough.

We decided that they should serve slices of pizza versus cheese burgers.

Why were we going to Palm Springs and Mexico? The reason was to stay with some of our friends who go there every winter. They have invited us many times. I had worried about being near the San Andres Fault. They do have small earth quakes.

Life in “A Gated Community” is more than I imagined. It is another whole social world. You usually start the morning off with natural springs water, exercise aerobics in the pool and hot tubs. Know people a lot older than us have gone for a walk in the desert, up the mountain, totally unafraid of snakes. There are poisonous snakes and wild prairie dogs. Then after aerobics, there is coffee clutch, golf volunteer work before going out to a hot spot for lunch. There is a full agenda of activities that could wear a 50-60 year old out.

There is mostly cactus. lemon, orange trees, lots of palm trees, and off course you don’t want to walk by those jumping cactus…They jumped into my leg.

Didn’t see any bugs or in sections. No road kill. A few cars for sale, cash, probably stolen. Washouts from rain do occur. Lots of mountains. Vegetables CHEAP.

There are so many planned activities that it a very different lift style.

Our friend Sharon made deluxe meals from Finish Pancakes with Mexican Flavoring and Mexican Sugar and lots of blueberries. She served carrot juicers from the processor each day. There was a variety of things in this drink. I lost 5 pounds by this healthy life style. I told my husband that he had better get on the scale. They ate carrot meat loaf one evening.

We went to a date farm one day, very interesting. Then another night we did eat date appetizers. Ever had a date shake? did you know that they make a stir fry with cactus?

Nineteen percent of the people suffer from some respiratory disorder in Palm Springs. Well that occurs from COPD, Emphysema, smoking, allergies. There do have sand storms once in awhile. It never happened when we were there.

Boy does the limited amount of water smell here! Too alkaline or something.

Our one day trip to Mexico was to this location:

Prescriptions are cheap. Why I do not know. Go over the border to get your teeth fixed, see an eye doctor and be badgered with sales. There was no gynecologist.

 

 

Northland Plastic Surgery

01 Jan

 

 

What is Northland Plastic Surgery? It is a place where many breast cancer patients have reconstructive surgery.

They do much more. They do hand surgery, cosmetic surgery, microsurgery, and craniofacial surgery.

Did I say they also do skin care?

Check out their website at: www.northlandplasticsurgery.com

They are located at:  1420 London Road, Duluth, MN 55805. Their phone number is 218-724-7363.

They have some great surgeons there.  (Dr. Andrew Baertsch, Dr. Dean Weber, Dr. Andrew Messa, Dr. Thomas Rishavy) The staff is pretty awesome as well.

Check them out.

Breast cancer surgery is done when a women has a mastectomy or sometimes even a lumpectomy (several times or a partial mastectomy). A lot can be done to make you look normal again. Breast cancer does not have to be a life sentence.

There are different types of procedures such as the Tram flap. They have booklets that explain it in detail.

 

Be Part of The BeeHive, Senior Living Home

29 Dec

Bee Hive Homes has 16 suites that are filling up fast. They are located at 4014 Trinity Road, Duluth, MN 55811. They are locally owned. This is Duluth’s Newest Assisted Living and Memory Care Home.

Life is sweeter at the Beehive Home.

-Newly fully secured homes with 16 private suites and baths.

-Delicious dietitian approved home-cooked meals.

-Life-enhancing individual and group activities.

-Exceptional care and personal attention.

www.BeeHiveHomes.com

http://beehivehomes.com/location/duluth/about-us/

 

BeeHive Homes, Health Care

23 Dec

Bee Hive Homes has 16 suites that are filling up fast. They are located at 4014 Trinity Road, Duluth, MN 55811. They are locally owned. This is Duluth’s Newest Assisted Living and Memory Care Home.

Life is sweeter at the Beehive Home.

-Newly fully secured homes with 16 private suites and baths.

-Delicious dietitian approved home-cooked meals.

-Life-enhancing individual and group activities.

-Exceptional care and personal attention.

www.BeeHiveHomes.com

http://beehivehomes.com/location/duluth/about-us/

 

Bee Hive Homes, Hermantown

22 Dec

Bee Hive Homes has 16 suites that are filling up fast. They are located at 4014 Trinity Road, Duluth, MN 55811. They are locally owned. This is Duluth’s Newest Assisted Living and Memory Care Home.

Life is sweeter at the Beehive Home.

-Newly fully secured homes with 16 private suites and baths.

-Delicious dietitian approved home-cooked meals.

-Life-enhancing individual and group activities.

-Exceptional care and personal attention.

www.BeeHiveHomes.com

http://beehivehomes.com/location/duluth/about-us/