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 »
May’s BEACON is online only
May 04, 2020 12:09PM ● By Cloie Sandlin
But June’s will be online and in PRINT! Thank you for reading this exclusive online edition of the BEACON Senior News. When we sent our Apri...Read More »
Self-quarantine doesn’t have to be a death sentence for your social life
Mar 25, 2020 12:04PM ● By Cloie Sandlin
What a hell of a year we’ve had this month! With news and updates regarding the novel coronavirus changing by the minute, many of us have f...Read More »
The media says we can't be friends
Mar 03, 2020 11:10AM ● By Cloie Sandlin
You may have heard about the “Ok, Boomer” meme that’s being thrown around by my generation (Gen Y, aka Millennials). According to The New Yo...Read More »
What’s your secret?
Jan 28, 2020 11:05AM ● By Cloie Sandlin
For those of you who don’t already know, my long-time boyfriend (now husband) Sam and I finally tied the knot at a Parachute ranch in Octobe...Read More »
Feeling lucky in 2020?
Jan 07, 2020 10:05AM ● By Cloie Sandlin
It’s January, which means, here comes the customary editor’s column about New Year’s resolutions. Lucky for both of us, the BEACON has plent...Read More »
The Year without Grandparents
Sep 03, 2019 01:08PM ● By Cloie Sandlin
It’s strange to think that I don’t have any grandparents.I came to this realization recently when my wedding photographer asked for the name...Read More »