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      Boca Pointe Advisor – July VIII

      NOT YOUR TYPICAL                                     and I planned a cruise to Greece and cannot get our money   one leg was shorter than the other and he had to lean on me
                                                           3. I have a problem that is a result of COVID. My husband
                                                                                                           so he would not fall over. I am not sure I want to reconnect
      ADVICE COLUMN                                      back. The cruise line wants to reimburse us in feta cheese.   with him. Any suggestions?
                                                         They claim the value of feta has skyrocketed and we should      a) Buy him a one-way ticket to Pisa, Italy, He can lean
      By Alan Arnold                                     accept their offer. I do not think this is a fair resolution. What   on the tower as long as he wants.
                                                         do you suggest?                                      b) Tough call since he has a disability. Introduce him to
         We are compiling all the great feedback we have      a) It is true the value of feta has increased big time   your friend Ilene, who has a similar problem. Her parents
      received and plan on sharing these comments in a future   but unless you really love feta cheese, we feel this is not   were not kind when they named her. They can lean on each
      column. On to the business at hand. Helping residents   a fair offer.                                other for support.
      of Boca Pointe. We share our wisdom and experience to      b) This sounds Greek to us and think you need to hire an      c) Take him with you the next time you go to Disneyworld.
      help those who need help.                          attorney to represent you.                        With his ailment you can go to the front of the line for any
         1. I have been trying to visit friends who live in Villa de      c) Something is rotten in Denmark. This does not make   ride and get more bang for your buck.
      Romano. After 6 tries I have given up any hope of visiting   sense to us unless they also offer Velveeta cheese which also      d) We are wondering how he bought pants that fit?
      them as all addresses are in roman numerals. Is there a   has skyrocketed in value.                  Seriously, we suggest you avoid him and move into Villa
      conversion chart I can refer to so I can understand how roman      d) Find out if the feta is crumbled or whole before you   de Romano. He will never be able to find you there.
      numerals convert to numbers?                       decide. Crumbled feta has not increased in value.      5. All my life I have always had a problem with candles
         a) We can refer you to the Villa de Romano website      4. A childhood friend of mine recently relocated to   on birthday cakes. I have never been able to blow them all
      where you can access all this information. The problem on   Florida. We were best friends growing up, but we drifted   out. The problem is I am afraid of candles and am never close
      the website is everything is written in Italian.   apart over the years. One problem was he always was leaning
         b) We heard this village has many residents in the witness   on me. I mean literally as he grew up with a birth defect as   Boca Pointe Advisor – July VIII on page 7
      protection program. Best you leave your friends alone.
         c) We were informed that all residents gather around the
      bocci court everyday at noon. Next time you plan on visiting,   Boca Pointe Community Association, Inc.
      find the bocci court and we think you will find your friends.
         d) Bribe the security guard with provolone and sambuca   6909 SW 18th St., Suite A120  A special Thank You to our monthly volunteer contributing writers
      and we are certain he will direct you to your friends place.  Boca Raton, FL 33433
         2. I recently visited my family in North Carolina and after   Office (561) 395-7551 Fax (561) 395-5936  Steve Handwerker  Jack Kulick  Barry J. Haberman
      a walk in the woods I was rushed to the hospital with what I   Website:  Mort Mazor    Anne Gannon          Peter Sachs
      thought was a case of Lyme’s disease. I saw a bullseye on my                             Judith Levy      Elyse Weintraub Brown  Steven L. Abrams
                                                                                                                Helen Karpel
                                                                                                                                     Arthur Dermer
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      leg and most people know that indicates a bite from a deer   Access Control              Lisa Sileo       Hillary Reynolds     Alan Arnold
      tick. I had a panic attack and next thing I know I woke up in   Operator: (561) 395-3392  Rayna Becker    Oris Martin          William A. Gralnick
                                                           Voice mail system: (561) 395-3369
      a hospital surrounded by my family who all were laughing   Website:   Halli Moore      Robert Weinroth      Mark Nelles
      hysterically. I found out my grandkids put a Target adhesive                             Harold Katz      Lin Schader
      logo sticker on my leg when I was not looking, and I mistook   Staff                     Harriet Rubin    Justin Mocha
                                                           Kathleen O’Donovan, General Manager
      the Target bullseye for the Lyme disease reaction. I was very   Lisa Cammaleri, Assistant Manager
      angry. I turn to the Advisor for advice. Should I let it go or   Yvonne Rivera, Administrative Assistant
      try to get even?                                     Justin Mocha, Director of Security     The views of the writers of the various articles in this newspaper do not
         a) This is a great prank. In today’s lingo - You were                                 necessarily reflect the views of the Boca Pointe Community Association.
      punked! We suggest even though your grandkids are 6 and 8,     Viewpointe of Boca Pointe is the newspaper   The Association nor the individual writers are not responsible for claims
                                                                                               or promises contained in any advertising material appearing in the
                                                           of Boca Pointe Community Association, Inc.
      you should teach them a lesson. One thought is to put crazy   Please  direct  all  questions,  comments  or   Viewpointe. Such claims and promises are the sole responsibility of the
      glue in their underwear. Things should get very sticky and   articles for Viewpointe to lisa.cammaleri@  individual advertiser.
      just ignore their screaming.               
         b) Might be best to let it go as family always plays tricks
      on other family members.
         c) This behavior is totally unacceptable. To get even, we   Serving over 108,000 satisfied customers since 1976
      suggest next time you make them a cream cheese and jelly
      sandwich for school, replace the cream cheese with spackle.
      You will be more than even. If they cannot take a joke – tough                                                              South Florida’s
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      example here is make them watch The English Patient. That                                                                 Service Company!
      is 3 hours of torture and should make them realize that two
      wrongs do make a right.

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