Fancy Newsletters

Why "Fancy"?

Back in the late 1990s, the original editions of the SLF newsletter were dubbed ‘fancy’ as a tongue-in-cheek acknowledgement that the newsletter was not very fancy at all.  It was one-page, double-sided, with no graphics.  Readers appreciated its simplicity in a world of complicated and overwhelming communication.  We’ve added a graphic or two, but the template remains the same.  Read our latest “Fancy” Newsletters below!

June FNL- City as Playground or … ?

What a blast we had last Friday, June 16, at the Salem Convention Center downtown!  We had fun with our City as Playground?  theme and explored the contrast between the hard things happening in...

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March 2023- Music to an Old Shortstop’s Ear

I’m an old shortstop.  Baseball was my thing.  It started with my 4th-grade pal Jim Goodwin and the old City League, where we played in sneakers, blue jeans and a white t-shirt with “Wolverines”...

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