Strive for love in its highest form
Jan 25, 2021 02:54PM ● By Cloie Sandlin
When it comes to love, I submit to the Greeks, who had eight different words for love.Read More »
You mean, 2020 isn’t over yet?
Dec 22, 2020 10:10AM ● By Cloie Sandlin
This year made us realize that stopping to smell the roses is something we should do more often.Read More »
A very COVID Christmas
Nov 23, 2020 10:56AM ● By Cloie Sandlin
Although this year didn’t go the way any of us had hoped it would, it’s important to celebrate all the good things that happened.Read More »
Every day is Veterans Day. Parade not required.
Oct 26, 2020 11:43AM ● By Cloie Sandlin
Even though both holidays will look a little different this year—no parades or big events—it’s important to tell our local veterans how much we appreciate their service and sacrifice.Read More »
Cover story elicits emotional outcry from readers
Oct 01, 2020 01:11PM ● By Cloie Sandlin
Last month’s cover story about the isolation of residents in long-term care facilities really pulled at some heartstrings.Read More »
The year without grandparents
Aug 31, 2020 01:46PM ● By Cloie Sandlin
Disclaimer: If the first part of this column sounds familiar, it’s because it was originally published in last year’s September issue. Aside...Read More »
The year without a BeaconFest
Aug 04, 2020 10:51AM ● By Cloie Sandlin
2020 was going to be a great year—not just for me personally, but for the BEACON as well. We were gearing up for our biggest BeaconFest seni...Read More »
Have you experienced window visits?
Jun 30, 2020 09:45AM ● By Cloie Sandlin
From Zoom to window visits, seniors have gotten creative during quarantine Despite the relatively low number of cases of infection on the We...Read More »
There’s nothing like the smell of newsprint in the morning!
Jun 01, 2020 03:50PM ● By Cloie Sandlin
It's so good to be back in print! In case you missed my column last month: When we sent our April issue to press back in March, there were m...Read More »