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A-MAIZE-ing Fun for Boomers & Grandkids

For nearly two decades, several local farms have designated areas of their farms to living works of art that serve as family entertainment for a few short weeks each fall: Corn Mazes. Now celebrating its 100th anniversary, Cagle Family Farm in Canton was the first to incorporate a Corn Maze as a way to both […]

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Healthy Advice for Active Adults: Eat Your Veggies!

Pumpkins, apples, and cabbage are just a few of the veggies and fruits that are at their peak in October, which is perfect timing since it’s a month that celebrates vegetarianism! Don’t worry: no one is asking you to give up steaks, burgers, and barbecue (it’s football tailgating season, after all!), but experimenting with fruits […]

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Courtyards Perfect for Active Adult Stargazing

Shooting stars are fascinating, and supposedly bring good fortune to one who is lucky enough to glimpse the rare phenomenon. The good fortune story dates back to AD 127 or so, when the Greek astronomer, Ptolemy, shared his idea of shooting stars: the gods looking down from the heavens, causing stars to slip through the […]

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Blue Moon & Baby Boomers

A “Blue Moon” is what we call it when we have two full moons in the same calendar month. This Friday, we’ll have our second full moon of July (the first was on July 2). It is also the title to a song written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart in 1934, and which has […]

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July Days Boomers Can Celebrate in the Courtyard

July is chock-full of reasons to celebrate, and Active Adults who are savvy enough to live in a Windsong community have the perfect PLACE to host a celebration, from a private afternoon with family & friends to a full-fledged party – in the Courtyard! We enjoyed the parades and fireworks of Independence Day on July […]

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A Song of Home: A Boomer’s Poem inspired by Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself”

I celebrate my home, and sing myself And what is in my home could be yours, too For maintenance-friendly might just be right for you! I smile and wave a hand As neighbors on the sidewalk stroll slowly past. This place, every beam and window creates this space, my home Each neighbor who moves in […]

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Summer Rain in the Courtyard: A Boomer Poem Inspired by James Henry Leigh Hunt’s ‘A Night-Rain In Summer’

Through the courtyard window I feel the air Blow damp upon my face and hair, I breathe in deeply, the humidity A forecast of rain that soon will be Falling upon my garden beds Making flowers bow with heavy heads. Clouds gather darkly in the sky To quench the soil where seedlings lie.   I […]

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Boomers Get Ready for Farmer’s Market Season!

Everywhere we go we hear experts tell us to “eat fresh food” and “spend time outdoors” to improve our health, and “shop local” to support the economy. With the first of May this week, we can easily combine all of these things – it’s Farmer’s Market Season! Each Market Day, local vendors offer a fresh […]

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April in Atlanta: An Original Weather Poem

When sun and rain and sun again Are accompanied by doses of Claritin And yellow dust covers everything, It’s April in Atlanta.   Balmy days of eighty-five degrees Bring forth new life of flowers and trees Then sends them scattering on a breeze During April in Atlanta.   A/C cranks as humidity soars Pollen sneaks […]

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Georgia-Inspired Spring: a Boomer Poem based on D.H. Lawrence’s The Enkindled Spring

This spring as it comes bursts forth in shades of green, And pink and yellow blooms upon trees and bushes, Wisteria’s purple buds can now be seen, And from the downspouts seasonal rain shower rushes. Warm days and blue skies invite celebrations, No rain or sun obscures our jubilant gaze, In a few short weeks […]

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