Category: October 2018

Spotlight on Advertiser: Who do you trust with your home?

  Just Plumbing; you’ve probably heard their name, have their equipment in your home or know someone who does. They are the long-trusted sellers of water treatment and water heaters. They are best known for their Lifetime Warranties on the equipment they sell and service. Justin, the man who started the company over 14 years…

Word of the Month: Synesthesia

  Synesthesia David Zapatka Reader Yasmin John-Thorpe of Quail Creek writes, “I am a Canadian snowbird who spends my winter months at Quail Creek. I’ve only just received my mailed copy of the August Crossing which features your ‘Word of the Month’ – Synesthesia. I wanted to share with you my association with this phenomenon. My…

Excitement builds for the Creative Arts Center expansion

  Robson Ranch residents will soon have a new place to get creative with the expansion of the Creative Arts Center. Construction has been ongoing since early spring. “Currently, demolition, electrical work and framing are almost complete,” said Jack Sarsam, Senior Vice President of Operations, Robson Communities, Inc. “Additional ventilation is being added in the…

Spotlight on Advertiser: Surgical care for breast cancer

  Alliance Surgery Arizona Breast Cancer Awareness Month is recognized nationwide during the month of October. It is an annual health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The national campaign also offers information and…

Material Girls – Why do we quilt?

  Jean Handlen We’re often asked this question, mainly by non-quilters. We find that sometimes others (i.e. non-quilters) just don’t get it. Why would a completely normal, sane person buy beautiful fabric, only to cut it up and then spend a long time sewing it back to make a whole piece again? It does sound…

Mark you calendar for annual museum fundraising event

  Santa Cruise Valley Historic Museum On Toltec Road between Interstate 10 and Jimmie Kerr/Frontier Blvds, on the east side of the road just south of the railroad tracks, sits a building with significant historical value to the community. Eligible for the National Historic Registry, the old Toltec Elementary School is currently being restored by…

Balance and strength classes available beginning October 15

  Balance and strength. For most of us, balance happens automatically; we barely give it a second thought. But achieving and maintaining balance, especially as we age, is not that simple. Balance difficulties can come from multiple causes, like arthritis, issues with your feet, poor eyesight or even the inability to focus or concentrate. But…

Robson Ranch Singers holiday concerts

  John Horak Rehearsals begin on October 8 for the December holiday concerts. Our concerts are December 10 and 11 in the Hermosa Ballroom. For returning singers, please bring your annual dues of $20, with checks made out to the Robson Ranch Singers. Also, please bring the completed membership form that has been sent to…