Seniors

From Where I Sit: This column was sincerely written by me

Sure we live in a wonderful age of technological advancement, but the human heart is still devious and can find a multitude of ways to do bad things. Yes, I was hacked. It all sta ...

From Where I Sit: They don’t write them like they used to

Way back in August of 1927, Marjorie Tschudin entered this world, not knowing that 32 years later she would become my mother. In November of that same year Clara Ann Fowler was al ...

Antique cash registers ring up fun for new Folsom resident

The saying, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” registers a different tune with Folsom’s Ken Konet. Konet, 70, who owns his own consulting c ...

From Where I Sit: The joy of Ken’s homemade Christmas cards

Wow, it’s officially over already.  And here comes 2013 not far behind. We received a few Christmas cards, and sent even fewer.  Every year I say I will do better n ...

From Where I Sit: Again, children murdered around Christmastime

Little children were also killed when Jesus was born. Herod sent out a decree that all males aged 2 and under be slaughtered. This was done probably because of his insane jealousy ...

From Where I Sit: What’s in a name? Perhaps destiny

Congratulations to Folsom High’s football team. They had a great season that finally ended Saturday against what could only be called a national powerhouse. I did not attend ...

From Where I Sit: Visions of Otterbeins Sugar Cookies dance in my head

When we are children the memories we form seem to be more meaningful, more lasting, perhaps because we are still in the process of experiencing the world in new ways. As we get old ...

From Where I Sit: Exploring the sacred wilderness of pastoral ministry

Being a Christian pastor is a joyful challenge. Some may see it as a quaint and outdated calling, yet pastoral ministry continues. The word “pastor” means “sheph ...

El Dorado Hills Senior Center gets new Christmas tree

On Friday morning, despite the drizzle, a 25-foot Coastal Redwood was delivered to the El Dorado Hills Senior Center. The tree replaces a diseased 45–year-old, 35-foot-tall p ...

Activities abound for seniors through Folsom, El Dorado Hills centers

For the 50 and older crowd, there is plenty to do in Folsom and El Dorado Hills. The Folsom Senior Center is a full-service center that offers a variety of programs and classes fo ...

From Where I Sit: Read ‘Cloud Atlas,’ then see the movie

I coined a saying a long time ago that expresses the philosophy that although faces may change, the same things tend to happen over and over again. This philosophy states – & ...

From Where I Sit: Californian sees Oklahoma in Arizona

The election is over. Many of you are excited. Many of you are disheartened. Perhaps we can pull our perspective back a bit and remember that all of us are thankful to be a part of ...

Aprons are special calling for El Dorado Hills lady

Seven years ago, while working as a volunteer at the Snowline Hospice thrift store in Cameron Park, Corrine Javelet of El Dorado Hills was asked by the manager if she could sew. & ...

From Where I Sit: Feel the Orioles magic happen

Two years ago we cancelled our cable and have only had the most basic television choices. At first it was a bit difficult weaning off of the many inane and time-wasting programs. N ...

From Where I Sit: Eating birthday cake while star-gazing

Zion Church had a concert marking its 25th anniversary on Saturday night. It was a beautiful night. On the way home, I saw a shooting star. It served as a reminder concerning that ...