New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, October 17, 2000, Page 7

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October 17, 2000

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 17, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Tuesday, October 17, 2000 — Herald-Zeitung — Page 7A •Around Town — Romance chills with man’s infirmity Dear Abby DEAR ABBY: I read with great interest the letter from “Confused in South Carolina,” who, at the age of 52, had fallen in love with a 70-year-old man. I read her criteria for a “lifetime mate” and yes — he certainly has wonderful qualities. Let me share a real-life scenario: When my father was 70, he took up with a lovely, caring woman 21 years younger. They had a wonderful life together and enjoyed each other enormously, until my aging father began to have a series of strokes that slowly eroded their relationship. With each stroke he became more dependent, belligerent and less able to continue doing the things they so enjoyed in the beginning of their courtship. She soon tired of playing nursemaid, and the relationship fell apart. The only advice I can offer “Confused” is to go ahead with this love of hers. But do it knowing that when you take up with an elderly gentleman, your final days could be filled with attending to his basic needs. And believe me, that will be the true test of your love for him. — DAUGHTER WHO KNOWS, RAPID CITY, S.D. DEAR DAUGHTER: Your warning is sobering, but I’m pleased to report that of all the mail I received in response to that letter, your father’s experience was in the distinct minority. Read on: DEAR ABBY: I have a warning for “Confused in South Carolina.” CAUTION: Marry this older man only if you can stand to be adored, admired and cherished as a lover and best friend. I should know. I followed my heart and married Rick, who was 19 years my senior. Abby, that was 21 years ago, and I have never been happier. — SYLVIA CUMMINGS, LA. DEAR ABBY: My wife of 32 years passed away in 1990. She had been manic depressive during most of the marriage, and it was no bed of roses. That same year, I met the daughter of an old friend, and in 1992 she moved in with me. In 1993, we married, vt the time she was 47 and I was 74.1 am now 81 and she has reached the ripe old age of 54. It has been a very successful marriage for both of us. I still work; she’s a professional artist. We travel a lot (last year we went to China — Gobi desert and all). We share a common world view, a rich sense of humor and laugh a lot. I tell her every day how much I love her, and we both enjoy physical affection. I have been living in a state of euphoria the last eight years. Of course, we both know that eventually Mother Nature will not be denied but we’re having a wonderful time. When my time comes I will go happily, and she’ll have memories that will last the rest of her life. So, “Confused,” get with it — before ifs too late! — JOYFUL OCTOGENARIAN IN SAN FRANCISCO (For an excellent guide to becoming a better conversationalist and a more attractive person, order “How to Be Popular.” Send a business-sized, self-addressed envelope, plus check or money order for $3.95 ($4.50 in Canada) to: Dear Abby Popularity Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Postage is included.) Comal County Fair Winners Tanis Kilgore, of Frazier Elementary and Pfeiffer Ranch, shows off her two trophies from the Comal County Fair Pet Parade on Sept. 29. Her family raises peacocks, so Kilgore entered a mother peacock with three babies. Not only did she win the trophy for largest family of pets, but she also won the parade chairperson’s award. Tyler Guinn won a tri-color award for children’s art in the Comal County Fair arts and crafts contest.. Marion H.S. Honor Roll All A’s A’s and B’s Sebastian Bemal Ben Birkenfeld Ninth 9th Michael Boenig Jonathan Basha Jessica Allen Jennifer Brown Jessica Lackey John Alaniz Whitney Burke William Maney Kenneth Alvis Natalie Dunbose Nicholas Mongeon Athan Andrews Maria Estrada Emily Nelson David Ayala Lyle Garza Alison Nevels Thomas Back Kaylyn Innes Joel Peck Kellie Beicker Elesa Ivicic Preston Reimers Mercedes Duran Jason Krueger Tyler Zunker Tiffany Freeman Shell Maney Sean Goodspeed Nicole Mirabelli 10th Jose Gonzales Diana Neeley Caroline Bauer Houston Grier Bridgette Neuse Chad Cielencki Zachary Guenther Kimberly Neuse Adrian Davila Vanessa Hernandez Jose Rodriguez Deanna Herber Kaci John Mark Schumann Brittney Koncak Christina Jacobsen Jennifer Thornton Jamie Kutz Brandon May April Trevino Jacob Lopez Lindsay Musgrave Andrea Vega Joshua Moglothlin Samantha Newland Lizet Viera Jenny Miller - Tanya Noegel Kyle Williams Justin Mueller Jonathan Ramming Kaci Zunker Jessica Rutledge Janelle Rohde Ashley Jorans Sharee Rugh 12th Andrea Trammell Julieann Schwarz Lech Wilkiewicz Laura Zwicke Amanda Shahan Eddie Rathbum Amber Smith Maggie Barnett 11th Sabrina Soto Bridgette Bilbey Jennifer Alaniz Joann Tobias Trevor Brunet Dwane Atkins Rebecca Williams Tonya Courtney Derek Dojahn Hannah Zwicke Chad Ellis Rachel Francis Grog Frederick Stephanie 10th Ashley Greenup Hendrickson Guadalupe Andrade Dustin Gibson Hannah Henzen Megan Brietzke Laury Huebinger Ben Krier Meghan Burkhalter Jorge Hernandez Allen Lindig Melissa Clements Austin Jones JD Meyer Tray Garza Kandice Lee Ashly Peck Zachary Gerdes Elizabeth Lemich Sarah Rosebrock Graciela Gomez Liliana Martinez Kerri Schneider Brandi Green Dustin May Glenn Stroh Amber Krause Rebecca Nelson Nathan Zunker Jason Leatherman Ceasar Paredez Angela Lenz Jennifer Pilat 12th Paulina Martinez Vincent Rodriguez Gregory Grier Walter Miller Patricia Rojas Kristi Hartman Crystal Rich Robert Schmid Heather Hatfield Rosalinda Rojas Laura Voges Ryan Romine Shannon Skiles Jesse Ybarra Bryan Untereiner Joshua Smith Katy Zwicke Gerard Vanderwaal Nicholas Taylor Tara Carter Cory Williams Tiffany Wallace Jessie Collins Skooter Bell Kimberly Whitaker Theresa erose James Estrada Ryan Delaney Shawna Koehler 11th Stacy Gabbard Daniel Krier Jessica Amen Byron Grimm Matthew Posey Brooke Arnett Courtney Koncak Allison Staley Kyle Barsalou Dillon Lackey Stephanie Tudyk Christopher Bazan Marieda Mergele Cooking Class Giovani’s Ristorante Italiano offers a cooking class at 6 p.m. on Wednesday and again on Oct. 25 at the restaurant on the plaza. Cost is $55 and includes cooking a five-course meal from scratch. Wine is included. For information or to make reservations, call ^624-1711. Club Notes The Fraternal Order of Eagles #2999 had a joint Aerie Auxiliary Anniversary Party on Aug. 26. Aerie State President Emory Wyatt was guest of honor. He spoke on the Eagles’ state project, Cancer Therapy and Cancer Research Center in San Antonio. A love march took place and $340 was collected for the cause. Club members thanked all, including Marsha Keisling and Jacqui Garland, who donated items for the country store and pantry. Keisling reported the store took in $ 184, which will go to the state project. Members were asked to bring canned foods for the local SOS Food Bank and collected 156 pounds. Aerie President Clyde Shirley delivered the contribution to the food bank. The Canyon Lake Animal Shelter Society met Sept. 26 at the GVTC meeting room. The meeting was called to order by President Cathy Fredericksen at 7:05 p.m. Because the last Tuesday in October is Halloween, the group’s general meeting takes place on Oct. 30, at the usual time and place. The Guadalupe County Humane Society will be visiting the shelter to learn how to use the shelter’s software, PetWhere. This program enables the shelter to enter information of each animal in the shelter or in foster care, as well as enables the shelter to create files of lost or found pets. Mary MacCallum announced that Texas Hearing and Service Dogs is looking for young dogs that can be trained as service dogs. Contact the shelter or check their Web site: http:/servicedogs.org. if you know of such a dog. The area serviced is Bexar and surrounding counties. MacCallum also announced that the American Association of Laboratory Animal Scientists soon will have a convention and many of the commercial members will donate items and consumables to the shelter. She asked members for a list of these that she can submit. Treasurer Phyllis Dahn reported that income for the month was $2,609.36; expenses were Market <plac< Times Good Fri. Od. 13th - Thurs. Od. 19th 651 Business Loop, LH 35 N. Matinee Daily (830) 625-4400 www.movie-info.com/0Neil/ I bp Remember the Titans EE (12:35), (2:50), 5:05,7:20,9:35 > Bait ■■ (12:40), (2:35), 5:10,7:25, 9:40 The Kid m (12:30), (2:35), 4:45,7:10,9:15 Gone In 60 Seconds EE (12:45), (3:05), 5:20,7:35, 9:50 Nutty Professor 2 E (12:35), (2:45), 5:05,7:15,9:35 Coyote Ugly m (12:50), (3:10), 5:15,7:20,9:25 Bless the Child o (12:25), (2:45), 5:00,7:10,9:30 The Replacements i (12:20),(2:40), 4:55,7:30,9:50 H Meet the Parents BB (12:45), (3:00), 5:20, 7:30,9:45 Scary Movie B (1:05), (3:15), 5:25,7:40,9:30 Dinosaur I (1:15), (3:05), 5:30,7:25,9:05 * The Watchers I (12:40), (2:50), 5:10, 7:20,9:40 () No Early Shows Monday thai Friday U I s $10,149.97. The bank balance is $20,175. Dahn said she expects the Kronkosky grant money this month. Gina Archer, shelter director reported that there are 32 dogs and puppies, and 28 cats and kittens currently in the shelter. There are currently IO dogs and 12 cats being fostered at volunteers’ homes. For the last 30 days the shelter has adopted out: one adult cat, seven kittens, seven small dogs, 11 large dogs, and three puppies (29 animals total). The shelter has found homes for 200 animals this year so far, and the return rate is less than I percent. The shelter has received several walk-in donations of litter, food, buckets, etc. New Braunfels Feed and Supply is donating I OO pounds of dog food monthly, and an additional donation of 200 pounds monthly is also being made by an individual. The shelter is using a new Feral/Stray TTVAR (trap, test, vaccinate, alter, and release) application form, with an on-site inspection form and trapping record. The current goal is to trap, test, spay or neuter, tag and release feral/stray cats two to four times monthly, trapping six to nine cats each time. So far, the shelter has trapped 18 in September with one more trapping day planned. The pre-pay spay/neuter program is going well. The majority of adopters are opting to pre-pay. All adult animals at the shelter are altered. Publicity/PR Chairperson Leah Kantoff reported that posters are up about the arts and crafts bazaar to take place Nov. 4 at the Canyon Lake Action Center. Randy Archer and Bobby Doyle will wear the cat and dog costumes at the craft bazaar. Fund Raising Chairperson Mary Thomae reported that the cookbook is almost ready and will be available for sale at the arts and crafts bazaar. a    a uqnesiaIF INES' THBMEB8.1N& October 13-19 WALNUT 6 IH 35 and Walnut Ave (830) 629-6400 Sd Cate Pl............. 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