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Tired of Retirement

Tired of Retirement

By: Sharon Aron Baron Tamarac residents Robert and Sondra thought retirement would be the greatest time of their lives. Sondra had retired from working at American Express after 23 years and Robert retired from the building business where he spent the past 20 traveling all over Florida, Central and South America. Retirement started out nicely, […]

Let’s put an end to Mrs. Kravitz

Let’s put an end to Mrs. Kravitz

By: Sharon Aron Baron The Woodlands ‘Architectural” committee has turned into a committee less about architecture and more about code infractions.   This is almost impossible to do with such a small committee of volunteers, many who work full-time. Most communities in Broward County have the right idea:   Hire the management company to police your community […]

Cookie-Gate in the Woodlands

Cookie-Gate in the Woodlands

By: Sharon Aron Baron Today my seven-year-old daughter has been getting her first lesson in sales and in the power of what bitter neighbors can do. Today my daughter and I set up her Girl Scout Cookie stand outside our house. She dressed up in her uniform after school and helped with signs that were […]

Meet Neighbor Gil

Meet Neighbor Gil

Woodlands resident Gilda, or Gil as she likes to be called, is an artist, a language specialist, and a medical administrator. My intention was to chat with her about her artwork, however, I found her life story just as impressive.

Gil (pronounced Jill) moved to the Woodlands five years ago after falling in love with the homes and the beauty of the neighborhood. Inside her home, she has surrounded herself with her works of art which decorate her walls. Gil, who wouldn’t give her age, has a type of beauty that is timeless and natural. When she smiles, one can’t help but smiling too, as her happiness is infectious.

Malicious Letter in the Woodlands

Malicious Letter in the Woodlands

By: Sharon Aron Baron The joyous Christmas season can bring out the best in people, but this year a neighbor in Section 8 has decided to show how malicious one can be during what should be a time of celebration. This neighbor, who seems to be privy to Section 8 financial and personal information, has […]

Dogs in Golf Carts

Dogs in Golf Carts

Dogs riding in golf carts:  What was once an unusual sight to me now brings a smile to my face. The prevalence of dogs riding with their owners in golf carts at the Woodlands Country Club is evident by all the owners who decide not to leave home without their four-legged golfing partner. I don’t know […]