2013-07-04

Life in the Single Lane

Lost in translation: Part 2

Well, folks, it seems I struck a chord with my recent discussion about words and phrases for us and our single friends. I talked about spinsters, divorcers, separatees, guy pals and even love buddies, but came to the conclusion that there wasn’t an adequate vocabulary in place for us—yet. I mentioned that after a certain more mature age it no […]

Newcomers club welcomes change of offcers



The Westlake Village Newcomers Club celebrated the closing of the spring season with a luncheon last month at Boccaccio’s Restaurant on the lake. New officers were installed for the 2013-2014 term. The officers are: Leslie Tilleskjor, president; Peggy Johnston, first vice president; Sue Clinesmith, second vice president; Catherine Inbar and Nancy Van Volkinburg, secretaries; Kay Baumbach, treasurer; and Lee Sorenson, […]

Group gathering support for youth ministry




As a teenager, Frank Ladwig yearned for stability in a home that was riddled with alcohol abuse. His difficult family situation while growing up in Colorado Springs, Colo., in the 1950s led him to make bad choices, he said. With no real positive role model, the young Ladwig got into trouble at school and in his personal life. He does […]


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