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Memorial Day.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Picture This. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Crossword. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Strawberry Country Cake.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Star Spangle Layered Dip.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Sparkling Summer Lemonade . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Depression–It's Treatable! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Wildflower Spring Fling Puppy Parade . . . . . 28 Sweetgrass Clubs and Groups. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Committees, Clubs, Groups & Activities. . . . 37 In the Neighborhood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 THE OF

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emorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, conjuring images of picnics, barbecues, swimming pool openings or just a lazy day off. But originally the holiday was charged with deeper meaning — and with controversy. Several towns claim to have given birth to the holiday sometime near the end of the Civil War. Yale University historian David Blight places the first memorial remembrance in April 1865, when a group of former slaves gathered at a Charleston, S.C., horse track turned Confederate prison where more than 250 Union soldiers had died. Digging up the soldiers' mass grave, they interred the bodies in individual graves, built a 100-yd. fence around the graves and erected an archway over the entrance bearing the words "Martyrs of the Race Course." On May 1st of that year, a group of Charleston residents, missionaries, teachers, schoolchildren and Union troops marched around the horse track, singing and carrying armfuls of roses. Gathering in the graveyard, the crowd watched five black preachers recite scripture and a children's choir sing spirituals and "The Star-Spangled Banner." While the story is largely forgotten today, some historians, like Blight consider that gathering the first Memorial Day. Despite scattered celebrations in other towns, it took three more years for the holiday to become widely observed. In a proclamation, General John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic — an organization of former soldiers and sailors — dubbed May 30, 1868, Decoration Day, which was "designated for the purpose of strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country during the late rebellion." On Decoration Day that year, General James Garfield (later to become President of the United States) gave a speech at Arlington National Cemetery. Afterward, 5,000 observers adorned the graves of the more than 20,000 Union and Confederate soldiers entombed at the cemetery. The long-cherished Memorial Day tradition of wearing red poppies got its start in 1915.While reading Ladies' Home Journal, an overseas war secretary named Moina Michael came across the famous World War I poem "In Flanders Fields" by John McCrae, which begins, "In Flanders fields the poppies blow/ Between the crosses, row on row." Moved, she vowed always to wear a silk poppy in honor of the American soldiers who gave up their lives for their country. She started selling them to friends and co-workers and campaigned for the red flowers to become an official memorial emblem. Ms. Michael also wrote the following poem as a response to Army Lieutenant Colonel McCrae’s verse:

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“Oh! You who sleep in Flanders fields, Sleep sweet – to rise anew! We caught the torch you threw And holding high, we keep the Faith With All who died We cherish, too, the poppy red That grows on fields where valor led; It seems to signal to the skies That blood of heroes never dies, But lends a luster to the red Of the flower that blooms above the dead In Flanders field And now the Torch and Poppy Red We wear in honor of our dead Fear not that ye have died for naught; We’ll teach the lesson that you wrought In Flanders field” The American Legion embraced the red poppy symbol in 1921, and the tradition has spread to more than 50 other countries, including England, France and Australia. With the National Holiday Act of 1971, Congress moved Memorial Day from May 30 to the last Monday in May. But critics say guaranteeing that the holiday is part of a threeday weekend promotes relaxation instead of stressing the holiday's true meaning. In 1989, Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii introduced a bill to move the holiday back to the fixed date of May 30. He reintroduced it in every Congress until his death in 2012 — with no success. (I for one stand with Senator Inouye and always pause and reflect on the 30th of May each year.) While traditional Memorial Day rites have dwindled in many towns, they remain strong at Arlington National Cemetery. Since the 1950s, on the Thursday before Memorial Day, soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division have placed American flags at each of the more than 260,000 graves there. During the weekend, they patrol around the clock to make sure each flag remains aloft. On the holiday itself, every year about 5,000 people turn out to see the President or Vice President give a speech and lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. At 3 p.m. local time on the 31st of May each year, according to the 2000 National Moment of Remembrance Act, which was passed to emphasize the meaning of Memorial Day, all Americans should "voluntarily and informally observe in their own way a moment of remembrance and respect, pausing from whatever they are doing for a moment of silence or listening to 'Taps’.”

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★ “The highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country.” – George S. Patton, Jr. ★ “Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of readiness to die.” – G.K. Chesterton ★ “What I can do for my country, I am willing to do.” – Christopher Gadsden ★ “Heroes never die.They live on forever in the hearts and minds of those who would follow in their footsteps.” – Emily Potter ★ “Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys. Look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.” – Sun Tzu ★ “The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.” – Jeff Miller

So, at 3 p.m. on Monday 31, 2021 pause with other Americans for a moment and perhaps dwell on some of the following statements about Memorial Day, our Freedoms and Remembrance: ★ Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude.America will never forget their sacrifices.” – Harry S.Truman ★ “For the love of country they accepted death, and thus renounced all debts, and made immortal their patriotism and their virtue.” – James A. Garfield ★“In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. ★ “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” – Joseph Campbell ★ “No arsenal, or no weapons in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.” – Ronald Reagan ★ “My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” – John F. Kennedy ★ “Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

I ask each of you that read this article to pause today or every day and for a moment remember those men and women who have died, or live their lives today, supporting and maintaining the freedoms that we share in this great nation – God bless you and God bless America.

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INGREDIENTS ★ 12 tablespoons (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature ★ 2 cups sugar ★ 4 extra-large eggs, at room temperature ★ ¾ cup sour cream, at room temperature ★ ½ teaspoon grated lemon zest ★ ½ teaspoon grated orange zest ★ ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract ★ 2 cups all-purpose flour ★ ¼ cup cornstarch ★ ½ teaspoon kosher salt ★ 1 teaspoon baking soda For the filling for each cake: • 1 cup (½ pint) heavy cream, chilled • 3 tablespoons sugar • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract • 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced DIRECTIONS Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

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INGREDIENTS ★ 1 cup sugar ★ 3 sprigs fresh mint, plus more for serving ★ ½ cup lemon juice plus 1 lemon, sliced into wheels ★ ½ cup blackberries ★ ½ cup raspberries ★ ½ cup strawberries, halved ★ 2 liters seltzer or soda water

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here has been more publicity about mental illness lately so I thought I would give you a brief summary of depression, which is one of the most common and treatable mental illnesses. Depression can be described as four types: adjustment disorder, dysthymic disorder, major depression and bipolar disorder. These may not be the way they are found in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. It’s a way which I think will make more sense to those who are not medically trained and it should allow us to develop a better understanding of depression. Then we will be equipped to be more aware when someone is struggling with depression and will be able to relate to them in a more empathetic way. One of the problems in talking about depression is we use the word loosely and in many different contexts at different times. A person may say, for example, they are depressed because their favorite sports team is not doing well. At the other end of the spectrum we use the same word to describe a very serious illness which may include thoughts of suicide. The first person who had the former “depression” may assume they know what the person with the latter type is going through. As a result, they minimize their understanding of that person's troubles and they also minimize the danger involved. In 2019 there were 47,511 suicides in the United States or about 13.3 per 100,000 population. The better we understand depression, the less hesitant we will be in reaching out to friends and loved ones who are depressed and the more helpful we can be as they struggle with the illness. Depression is a common illness affecting almost ten million people in the United States each year. It has, in fact, been referred to as the common cold of psychiatry.This is in refer-

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The therapist will help them see that and help them learn to challenge and replace those thoughts with more positive ones. The ancient Greek Epicurus said “it's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” This very much applies to the person with dysthymic disorder. Next is major depression which is a very serious illness and can involve suicidal ideations. It is commonly referred to as a chemical imbalance which, in a sense, is correct. Neurotransmitters in the brain, which allow brain cells to interact, are inadequate for one reason or another. Counseling can be helpful in terms of educating and supporting the patient. The therapist role is to help them learn to confront those negative ideas and replace them with more positive and accurate ones, much as they did with the dysthymic disorder patient. This illness, however, is one in which medications are the primary treatment. Research has indicated that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is as effective as medication, but it takes longer before the effects are felt. On the other hand, the positive effects gained by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy outlast those gained by medications. Individuals with major depression, in addition to the low mood, show lack of energy, difficulty sleeping, loss of appetite, and sometimes tremendous increase in appetite. They also show a decrease in sex drive

and generalized apathy. Finally, there is a depressive aspect of bipolar disorder also called manic depressive disorder. This disorder is characterized by times of depression and times of mania in between which there are times of relative normalcy. Laymen tend to believe the swings go back and forth, but this is not correct. Most people with bipolar disorder will have more episodes of depression than they will mania. Mania is a condition where the individual is highly energetic. They may be extremely enthusiastic about things they are going to do. They may actually get a lot done in the early phase of mania but eventually they become too impulsive and their judgment deteriorates and so does the decision-making ability. They could also become quite irritable and do things impulsively that can get them into trouble socially, financially, and legally. Counseling can be helpful in a supportive role, but this group of patients definitely needs medications. Serious mental illness can be managed, much like a person with diabetes manages their illness. If the patient works with their psychiatrist and the treatment team and continues to take their medications and has a good support system, the illness can usually be pretty well managed. The more we know about the illness, the more help we can be as part of the support team.

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Sweetgrass Clubs and Groups Technology Group Help Desk

I’m pleased to announce the Technology Group Help Desk is again open for business on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Lakehouse Learning Center. We are excited to provide assistance to neighbors experiencing challenges with their portable devices. Help is provided on a personalized (one-on-one) basis. We don’t profess to know everything — but in most cases, we can be of assistance or point you in the right direction! Please observe whatever Lakehouse COVID protocols are in place at the time. We look forward to seeing you there!

Sweetgrass Poker Club

The Sweetgrass Poker Club meets in the Lakehouse on Mondays and Thursdays at 5:30 pm sharp and play goes until 8:30 p.m. All men and women are welcome. Games include variations of draw, stud, Texas

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Hold-'em, Omaha, high-low split pots and more! The deal rotates with the dealer calling the game. There is also a high hand jackpot most nights. Come join us! To get on the email list or for more information contact Mark Hochstein at hochstein@comcast.net

Sweetgrass Singles

Sweetgrass Singles is a social club to encourage those who are alone to connect with others for fun, food, and fellowship. Visitors are encouraged to attend before deciding to join. The group will meet on Wednesday, April 21 at 6 pm for dinner at Floyds Seafood & Grill Sugar Land. Please RSVP to Connie Fletcher-Powell: cfletcherpowell@gmail.com.

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Committees, Clubs, Groups & Activities (CCGAs) HOA Committees Architectural Review Committee Richard Danelutti rich6104594701@att.net

Finance Committee Larry Girven soa@flash.net

Health & Wellness Committee

Sherry Theriot stheriot23@gmail.com

Needs Assessment Committee Doug Acker dacker@aol.com

Purple Martin Committee

Andrew Farnum andrew116@att.net

Welcome Committee

Richard and Peggy Norman rpnorman1962@gmail.com

Tech Help Desk

Art at Sweetgrass

Men's Club

Pickleball

Book Club

Model Yacht Group

Poker Club

Card Crafters

Needlecrafters

Quilters

Photography Club

RV Club

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Kenji Nishioka kenji@hal-pc.org

Barbara Reynolds TEXASROSE281@yahoo.com

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Sandra Barkerding mizbee22@me.com

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Alice Zothner alicem728@gmail.com

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· Lawn/Trees Fertilization Deep Root Feeding Insect Control Dormant Oil

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Lee LeGrand lee.legrand@comcast.net

KISS Cooks

Miche Broussard SweetgrassRVClub@gmail.com

GILLEN Pest Control.com

Jim Sheridan sherim@operamail.com

Chartered Clubs

Dena Rosenberg quiltbme@hotmail.com

Jim Skarzynski jims@aiomachine.com

Dialog and Learning

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Debbie Gibson debg333@sbcglobal.net

Daisy Webber dwsweetgrasscardcrafters@ gmail.com

John Hansen texashansens@yahoo.com

Mark Hochstein hochstein@comcast.net

Bill Foster wmfoster@mail.com

Rich Siegel richkat723@att.net

C.A.R.E. Group

Rommie Maxey maxeymje@hal-pc.org

Emerson Chester jech1957@gmail.com

Mary Meier-Roche mamr2119@att.net

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Teri Wathen teriwathen@sbcglobal.net Charlotte Smith cksmith956@gmail.com

Line Dance Club

Debra Garner debragarner520@gmail.com

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Committees, Clubs, Groups & Activities (CCGAs) SG Golden Marksmanship

Al Ohliger ohligaa@gmail.com

Sweetgrass Golf Association

Sweetgrass Singers

Bill Wingate billwingate@att.net

Ginny Foley ginny_foley@comcast.net

Social Canasta

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Carol Schone schonec15@icloud.com

Connie Fletcher Powell cfletcherpowell@gmail.com

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Table Tennis

Marsha Muskiet whiteowl2@peoplepc.com

Phil Kalz philip.kalz@gmail.com

Stamp Club

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George Robbins sgrobb@sbcglobal.net

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Cyd Baron cydbaron@yahoo.com

Women's Club

Rabbs Bayou Investment Group

Yvonne Sexton ycsexton@aol.com

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Special Interest Groups Bible Study

Sweetgrass Republicans

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Cyrus Bharucha bharuchacy@gmail.com

Debra Garner debragarner520@gmail.com

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Harold Anglin haroldanglin1@gmail.com Karen Barroso kjhbarroso@gmail.com Billy Burdick bilyb@yahoo.com

Echo Bay

Richard Danalutti (832) 945-5282 Rich6104594701@att.net Gene Pfalzgraf gpfalzg@sbcglobal.net

Escarpment Ridge

Larry Junek larryjunek@yahoo.com Tom Lotti (832) 216-7782 tjlotti@com cast.net Rick Garlock (281) 703-7444 rickcgarlock@gmail.com

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Valley Oaks

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Whisper Springs

Jerry Judkowicz jcjudkowitz@hotmail.com Jerry Hopman jerryhopman@yahoo.com Chris Barlow tcbconnect.now@gmail.com

Carol Schwartz adriondack31@hotmail.com Bill Hale billhale6@gmail.com Barbara Sobkowiak barbsobkowiak840@yahoo.com

River Pointe

David Stanley djstan@ufl.edu Marsha Jacklitsch mjacklitsch@gmail.com

Mark Tantillo (281) 762-1811 mark6067@aol.com Larry Girven (713) 594-7471 larrygirven311@gmail.com Sallie Wingeleth (801) 674-2206 salinslc@gmail.com

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Rolling Ridge

2122 Hwy 90A East Richmond, TX 77406

Cathy Buhrke clbuhrke@gmail.com Mike Covault michael@tcrn.com Norman Nolte nenolte@yahoo.com

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Michael Donovan (832) 945-2888 rofmrd26@gmail.com

Heritage Park

Shearwater

Connie Fletcher-Powell cfletcherpowell@gmail.com Annette Rusher alrusher@hotmail.com Ric Stephan ricrac46@gmail.com

Windmill Glen

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Debbie Russell debbierussell76@gmail.com Myrleen Knott myrleen_knott@buffaloflange.com

Tawana Clark tawana.clark@yahoo.com Patricia Tillman pktillman@sbcglobal.net Candi Lacy candilacy@comcast.net

Grey Hawk Cove

Sharon Stutts (210) 834-1881 mcstutts@yahoo.com Candy Curtis (949) 922-7678 cancan123@aol.com Dan Noeth (309) 360-7550 dan.noeth@gmail.com

Greg Gibson gl.gibson49@gmail.com Sherry Theriot stheriot23@gmail.com

Rick O’Hara (979) 373-1529 marrickoh@gmail.com Beverly Porche bcporche@gmail.com Ruthanne Callaham ruthannecallaham@att.net

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Margie Fougeron (317) 695-5458 margiefougeron@hotmail.com Lee Roach (512) 667-4567 roach.lee@gmail.com

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