Posts filed under: Senior Center

Lovely flower arrangements accompany each meal at the Charlotte Senior Center. Mary Lovejoy, the woman responsible for these pops of sunshine, essential now that the weather is so glum, has...
One of my favorite images of wintertime is a clear, starry moonlit night with snow-covered fields and lights glowing in the window of houses. Silent and lovely; for me, it...
“I find I think of myself not as a writer so much as someone who provides a gateway, a tangential route for readers to reach the circus. To visit the...
The Senior Center’s website is new-ish. It went up last year and is still a work in progress. It is worth a visit. The address is long but really easy:...
Haven’t we all been down this road—more than once? It seems that, for better for worse, a little self-forgiveness in order. Especially so, since we will very possibly fall into...
On Oct. 3 at 12:15, there will be an A.E.D. review (automatic external defibrillator); please sign up for that in advance by calling the Center. And that same day, from...
It’s glorious to have the lake to cuddle up to in the summer; now that the nights are getting cooler, we will soon be returning to land—and our quilts....
“The technologies which have had the most profound effects on human life are usually simple. A good example of a simple technology with profound historical consequences is hay . ....
We are coming to the last few weeks of the Summer Schedule, and the Fall Schedule, covering September, October and Novemer, will be out at the end of this month....
Mondays and Wednesdays are my favorite days of the week at the Senior Center. The mornings start out with the aroma of things cooking and the purposeful bustle in the...
Transition Town Charlotte is pleased to show Woman at War, an Icelandic film by Benedikt Erlingsson on Thursday, July 25 at 7 p.m. at the Charlotte Senior Center. Popcorn and...
Do you often pay attention to the many shades of green that are part of the lushness around us? Hunter green, Kelly green, avocado, emerald, sage, olive, mint, citron, seaweed,...
“The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent upon it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as it if had nothing else in the universe to...
“Green was the silence, wet was the light, the month of June trembled like a butterfly.” – Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets It looks as though there is some hope for...
“And so, with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was...
“We cannot stop the winter or the summer from coming. We cannot stop the spring, or the fall, or make them other than they are. They are gifts from the...
As you know, the Senior Center does not sell cars or clothes, but it certainly does embody the other values mentioned in the quote. After having been at the wonderful...
It was mid March and I woke up to heavy, wet snow. I growled out the window, “Hey, it’s almost spring. Enough!” Then I panicked as I thought, “Is the...
Returning last weekend from Seattle, it was clear the party had already started there—about a month ago. Unfortunately, the temperature had not caught up with the flowering trees, so my...
Well, yes—and sometimes, no. The numbered spot where I park my car in front of my place has a significant indentation and loves to gather all the water available from...