Capital City Village Summer Picnic

Capital City Village Summer Picnic

Capital City Village Summer Picnic
by Tom Knutsen
July 15, 2014

Pictured: Members listen as Executive Director Bonnie Gilson introduces the order of the serving board.

One thing became obvious at Capital City Village’s summer picnic on Sunday, June 29 — Villagers like dessert! Seventeen of us showed up for the pot-luck supper at the Balcones Woods Clubhouse that evening, bringing chocolate cookies, cookies, fudge, more cookies, and lots of watermelon to accompany barbecued brisket, chicken, and sausage from Dickey’s.

It was an easy social event with members chatting during the social hour before eating and while sharing their suppers. The highlight was that four new members showed up!

Knutsen: Aging well at home requires help

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Special Contributor Tom Knutsen
Austin-American Statesman
July 4, 2014

Looking out the car window at the droves of people heading to Austin’s seasonal music fests, or driving down South Congress Avenue and dodging strollers, you’d think Austin was a city of people ages 20 to 40 living for entertainment.

On June 26, American-Statesman reporter Marty Toohey wrote that what we see is not necessarily who we are…

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