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I Page 2A- The News - Friday, July 28, 2017 Loretta 's Living Tips By Loretta Humble Special to The News MALAKOFF-This column is about me trying to live as well as possible as I age, with a particular emphasis on trying to stay as men- tally sharp as I can. The idea is to pass along anything I think might help anybody else do the same. One of the things I read and repeated to you was about those games like Lumosity, that you subscribe to which sup- posedly will help keep your brain working bet- ter. I subscribed, and started playing. I bought the family version, so I could share with Carl and anybody else who would try it. Carl tried it a few times. I have been doing my best to get somebody II else to do it so I can get my money's worth out of the deal. Nobody else has been willing. No- body! I did it faithfully for a couple of months. My initial skills as- sessmen't wasn't any- thing to brag about, but my scores got better for a while as I kept playing. Then my scores stalled, stopped improving, and it Living Well See page 3A Community Calendar ANNUAL ALEY PICNIC The annual Aley picnic will be held Friday, July 28 at CR 2138, 4 miles west of Seven Points off of FM 85. There will be food, games and prizes along with live music featuring Cactus Moon Band. The annual pic- nic will benefit the King Cemetery. HEALTH FAIR The First Baptist Church of Eustace and Caring Hearts Hospice will co-sponsor a free health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Au- gust 5 at the church located at 209 Meredith St. in Eustace. Multi- ple health screenings, free immunizations for school-age children, lots of health and wellness sevices and information. For more information, call (903) 425-2261. NARFE MeeTING The National Active and Retired Federal Employ- ees Chapter 1191 meets at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, at the Sirloin Stockade in Corsicana. Reservoir Manager for Cedar Creek Lake and Richland-Cham- bers Lake Buckley Butler will be the guest speaker. For more information, call (903) 874-3092. SALES TAX HOLIDAY This year's Sales Tax Holiday runs from Friday, Aug. 11 until Sunday, Aug. 13. The law permits tax- free shopping for most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced less than $100. For more information, visit https://comptroller.texas.gov/ taxes/publications/98-490. CEDAR CREEK ART SOCIETY The Cedar Creek Art Society meets at 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. every Thurs- day at the Mabank Fire Dept., 111 W. Mason St. in Mabank. The Art Club is open to all. Contact Judy Sullivan for informa- tion (903) 340-7862. CAREGIVERS SUPPORT- ING CAREGIVERS GROUP Caregivers Support- ing Caregivers of Mala- koff meet every second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. and every second Thursday at 12:30 p.m. at the Ce- dar Lake Nursing Home located at 1611 W. Royall Blvd. For more informa- tion call Myria at (903) 489-4413. TIRE & AUTO CENTER Any model. Direct Line (903)887-TIRE Open M-F 7:30-6:00, Sat. 7:30-3:00 Opened in May 2008 designed to meet the needs of the Cedar Creek Lake community who need quick service for their vehicles delivered by qualified professionals with high-quality results. Quick Lane consistently meets all of these needs in a professional and cost-effective manner, so you can obtain safe relliable performance from your vehicle as long as you own it. With~Quiek Lane you can count on quick service every time you visit. We offer extended business hours for all services, and we are open on Saturday to ensure maximum convenience. No appointment is necessary, and we can deliver expert professional service while you wait. "Quick Lane employs factory trained technicians to ensure complete proficiency with your vehicle By Emily Lundy Special to The News TRINIDAD-Those top tennis players who make the social media now have a new con- tender: uniformed dress. I saw the same outfit recently on two differ- ent women in a televised tennis game. I thought it coincidental. But more women will be wearing these stylish uniforms of exact design. Do we need a dress code for going in public in other places? Uniforms are not new to the American way of life. Some reveal rank, type of work handled, even the occupation one is in. Maybe the military started it. Then sports teams. Proba- bly no sport has seen a more radical change than women's basket- ball. In high school in the 1950s, we girls played round ball in the shortest of bottoms with matching shirts to tuck in or out. Boys' teams had sim- ilar suits with sleeveless shirts. Then a round ball player after my day found herself in the same sports style with added warm-up pants and jacket. As she prepared to leave her vealed. He set a mode. home for a game with her granddad visiting, he said, "Now that's a simple, decent suit you have on for a game. Why your mom and her sis- ters wore bloomer legs and sleeveless shirts I'll The famous and talented who dress in "bear no expense" can be pretty. A man really looks nice in a tuxedo. But many women on the "red carpet" in ex- pensive dresses draw never know." attention away by sifts Then the mother of and dips. the basketball player Inlargestoresofvari- told her daughter to take ety, some visitors don't off her warm up suit, re-. come to buy but rather vealing the type uniform I had wom. Granddad exploded, "Great Gobs of all that's Holy! You can't go out like that!" Now basketball uni- forms have changed drastically with long loose legs for both girls and boys, no fit, nothing to limit mobility. This pracOce could have spread to Other pub- lic school clothing but didn't. "Dress any way you want" is the clothing theme today fortoo many. Where "dressing up" for church started I don't know. It was followed by the Easter Parades. Now nice clothing, casually casual or see-through in church can be found with any length of skirt. A little tact and cover up is all that's needed. Jesus Christ walked his land in simple, inexpen- sive robes, with little re- to watch the customers. The one that unsettles me is the revealing of animpendingnewbom. One evening in a large store, a young woman was checking out hold- ing about a two-year old, and her swelled stomach was uncov- ered between her short shorts and her brief top. A gentleman friend be- hind me, said, "Is this what they call 'sexy'?" I replied "Only to a few hopefully," and sighed. Anything goes and does. Indecent mindset has to play a part in riot- ous behavior in malls, parades, public trans- portation and wilder music. Yes, we're still a free country in most direc- tions, and some live in poverty. Neither one should rule the percent- age of skin seen when in public. The foll usinesses help support area nonprofit organizations and events. 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