February 2009 Entries
- by Holly Lamb -
After checking the Activities Desk roster of open classes at CLU, and receiving an OK from the professor, I then audited a fall semester class in contemporary philosophy. It brought back memories of my own college course 59 years ago in the history of philosophy.
The class was a very small senior seminar (6 students) with a fascinating professor. What fun it was to read, study questions proffered by the professor, enjoy other students’ presentations and never have to take any tests or write any papers! The very best of college without the most difficult parts! ...
- by David Remar -
Many people were not happy with the Super Bowl results – especially Cardinal fans who seem to be the majority.
But most people were delighted with the Super Bowl Party. Watching the game on the big screen in Catalina Hall was almost better than being there. Cheering and yelling during exciting plays with your friends was much more fun than watching the game alone in your living room.
The football decorations, snack foods, beer, sodas, ice cream sundaes, football pool and commercial contest helped make this event one of the best we have had. Having a “tail...
- by Pete Reinisch -
I have enjoyed the excursions at UVTO because of the variety that is offered, the door to door transportation, the excellent docents, delicious lunches, and access to places normally available to individuals. The prices charged are less than similar trips available in the area. The selection of plays, musicals, concerts and lectures couldn't be better.
In house entertainment has been a delight. No reservations required and just a step away.
- by Bea Breakstone -
Exercising and keeping fit has always been an important part of my life. I am so pleased that University Village offers its residents a wonderful assortment of fitness programs to fill everyone’s needs. I attend as many classes as time permits. I particularly enjoy Gentle Yoga, Water Aerobics, Tai Chi and FiftyPlus Fitness. The object is to have fun while attaining your goals and our instructors make sure we do.
The benefits are enormous. Since coming to University Village, I have found that my balance, flexibility and feeling of well-being have greatly improved. I find that...
- by Nick Minick -
Who’s afraid of Dostoevsky? Not the 13 members of the Literary Club who are meeting each Monday from 10:00 am to Noon for a 15-week exploration of the rich, complex world of ideas in The Brothers Karamazov. As we marvel at the book’s fascinating characters and concepts, we discuss, dissect, argue, clarify, elaborate, and often just scratch our heads in wonder while we help each other to more deeply understand and appreciate this author’s last and perhaps greatest masterpiece.