Category: November 2017

Work and learn in the Woodshop

Ken Hansen The adage of “live and learn” might be better stated in the wood shop as “work and learn.” Every day members of the wood shop learn as they work on their projects or take classes. Many times it is experienced members that learn a new method or technique, either by experience or from…

General Manager’s Report

Annual meetings, or annual membership meetings, are required by the Robson Ranch CG HOA governing documents, which specify when they are to be conducted and how and when members are to be notified about the meeting. This is the main meeting of the year when members receive the new budget, elect a board (when applicable),…

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Louise Grabell, Pinal County Master Gardener Summer’s heat is long gone, so let’s talk irrigation for the winter months ahead. This is the time of year when you can save on your monthly water bills. As the weather gets cooler and many trees and shrubs enter a period of winter dormancy, you should be reducing…

Word of The Month: Humblebrag

David Zapatka While listening to someone speak self-deprecatingly interspersed with self-directed, attention-grabbing, patting-on-the-back comments recently, a friend leaned over to me and said, “You know, there’s a word for this type of self-indulgent talk.” At first, I wasn’t sure what was being implied but on second thought, I realized there was purpose in the self-deprecating…

Holiday Events 2017

Casa Grande and Eloy November 4, 2017 – 11th Annual Veterans Day Parade – 10:00 a.m. – Brown and Florence Blvd., Casa Grande, AZ 85122. Parade contact: Brenda Dye (Parade Committee Chair) at 520-582-5445 or cgveteransdayparade@yahoo.com. November 18, 2017 – Casa Grande Fall Fling – 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Limitless Events-1004 N. Promenade Pkwy.,…

Spirit Lifters Group offers insight into religious traditions

Visitors from Eloy: Toni McCants, Ladjamaya Green, Doris Rasmussen and Roger Rasmussen

Jaine Toth Do you ever wonder what different religious traditions teach on various topics? Do you think they’ll differ a lot or be very similar? Do you believe that understanding the teachings of different faiths could break down barriers, help eliminate prejudice and promote tolerance? Spirit Lifters, so called because we all feel pretty uplifted…

Give a Fall Facelift to Outdoor Entertaining

(Family Features) Whether it’s pumpkin spice everything, sweater weather or the anticipation of the holidays, there are many reasons to be excited about this time of year. Autumn is the perfect time to extend the warm-weather fun and celebrate with some fall-focused outdoor entertaining. Just as the weather is changing, so can your approach to…

Angel Wishes

Mary Beth Fisher It is clear the weather is changing, and that is the first clue that the holidays are not far behind. This year we will continue the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program that was started eight years ago. As a young community we were well aware of how blessed we were and that…