Share56TweetShare56 SharesBy: Sharon Aron Baron I’m pretty thorough about attending all of the WHOA monthly meetings now that I’ve figured out where they are. You see, now that I’m the treasurer of my section, I now get mailed reminders which lists the specific clubhouse that they are held in for that month. There are six […]
Over the past few weeks in District Two of Tamarac, Florida, I have been canvassing for Petition signatures to Recall and Remove a corrupt and now ineffective City Commissioner from her elected position. Spearheaded by both a Republican and Democratic precinct captains, I wanted to make a difference and joined the small force of like-minded citizens. While political recall may have been the presenting issue, the greater principle emerged very quickly. That is what it is to be a free and proactive American.
Our neighbor Eli passed away on March 29, 2013. I wrote this article in 2010 when Eli was at the young age of 91. In fact, he was still doing very well when I saw him a few weeks ago at Publix supermarket where he was walking his cart out to his car. He had lost his wife Rosalind less than a year ago, and at 94 years old, was still driving around the neighborhood just like he always did. I helped him locate his car and put away his groceries. That would be the last time I saw my friend.
Behring lived in the Woodlands for several years with his wife and his children. His custom home still stands today off of Woodlands Boulevard. It now has a gate in front of it, something his son Jeffrey Behring, who lived there as a teenager, mentioned it didn’t have while he was growing up.
The Woodlands as well as the rest of the country lost a great artist in July when Leo Kaplan passed away at the age of 100. This 35 year resident of the Woodlands left a legacy of art behind. Kaplan was living in Forest Trace along with his wife Jane before he died, however, they still owned their home in the Woodlands until August.
The bikeway in the Woodlands is done and it’s fun. If you wake up very early you’ll see walkers, runners and bicyclists. When the weather heats up, the activity slows down until the evening when residents once more enjoy taking a stroll.
With the Presidential election just months away, you won’t want to miss “The Best Man”, a political satire that is showing until the end of this week.
Interview with ClubLink Corp Vice President John Finlayson.
It’s turtle hatching season and we have plenty of them.
A Woodlands Resident is featured in an exhibit of champion women surfers in Jacksonville Beach Florida this summer