Shirley Kabet

Need Some Fun in Your Life?

Try Blind Draw, Diversions’ popular (indoor) game.  Don’t worry if you’ve never tried it before, because:  1) We’ll give you all the instructions you need beforehand, and 2) It’s a total no-brainer game.  There is no skill whatsoever involved in playing Blind Draw, everything is random so no one has an advantage over you. Everyone…

We Blew It…

…and we admit it.  Last month the honorees for 2018 went up on the Tree of Honor in the Mirror Room.  They included Artie Nichols, Dave Bernella, Greg Plank, and Ken and Shirley Kabet.  We missed one person who has earned her place in the sun, so to speak. Today BRENDA BERNELLA was added to the…

Help for the Homeless

Mrs. Jane Breylinger, Chair of “Hands for the Homeless” spoke to us at Monday Coffee on May 6.  She introduced the charity she works with, currently  being run out of Union Church in Avon Park.  “Hands for the Homeless” is a faith-based group working with the desperately poor and homeless in Highlands County.  They are…

Your English Lesson for Today

Homographs are words of like spelling but with more than one meaning. A homograph that is also pronounced differently is a heteronym. 1) The bandage was *wound *around the *wound.* 2) The farm was used to *produce produce*. 3) The dump was so full that it had to *refuse *more *refuse*. 4) We must *polish…

Mentor a Child, Help the World

The Vice Principal and two teachers from Sun ‘n Lake Elementary School came to our Monday Coffee looking for mentors for their students. They said they can use up to forty adults to help at-risk kids succeed.  Kids with caring mentors are more likely to come to school, actively participate in their classes, and stay…