Vol. 10, No. 5 – December 7 – December 20, 2016 – Mailbox

Dear Sheldon and the Breeze

From a letter from the founder of Buddy Nation, one of the recipients of the Bowl of Thanks. “Thanks to your help in getting the word out, we were able to reach my goal of writing 2 checks for just over $2000 for both Buddy Nation and The Rescue Mission/Lighthouse for Women and Children! Hoping to send another thank you from the Rescue Mission, but we are presenting that check tomorrow, Monday.”

Thanking you again and always for your support with Potters’ Guild events and all the animal nonprofits..now I’m involved with Buddy Nation as well as All for Love….where we got our little Topa..not so little anymore!

Cecile Gurrola Faulconer-Potters’ Guild


The reason Turner received such a minor sentence (Stanford swimmer), compared to what you or I would have gotten, is because he is a jock at a big time school. Was justice served?

Of course not, but in the USA “thems that gots, is thems that gets”. And that is why it is relevant.

A cello player from Stanford would also get a minor sentence, especially if he is a good cello player. After all, we need good cello players more than we need good swimmers.

Charles Miller

Dear Sheldon Brown

We would like to thank you for supporting the 2016 Fun and Fitness 5K by donating an ad in the Ventura Breeze.

When you give to the Y you strengthen our community.  As the nation’s leading nonprofit for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility the Y uses your gift to make a meaningful. enduring impact right in your own neighborhood.

On behalf of the children, families and individuals that helped with your gift.  I thank you once again.  We appreciate your support.

Amy Bailey Jurewicz

Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple,
awesomely simple, that’s creativity
~ Charles Mingus

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