RC Club Announces Driver Awards After Unusual Summer Season

Pottery/Ceramics Club November Featured Artist: Cj Azaria

Artist of The Month: Meet Terry and Don Helmstetter: Artists of the Month

From Black to White and then Color

The Faithful and Flexible Church

From Black to White and then Color

Nancy Friedman, Co-Education Director On the last Friday morning of September, Nils Johnson asked several participating artists to unbridle their minds and paint what came to mind when given the words: kiss,…

The Faithful and Flexible Church

Larry Sundin, Pastor, Rock Springs Church The past eight months have been a unique time in all our lives. During this time we’ve learned to adapt to lockdowns, social distancing,…

Softball Player Profile: Bill Sturgeon

Ken Muhlbeier Bill Sturgeon’s softball experience at Robson Ranch began within days of moving into the community in 2015. “I was like a little kid peering through the fence watching a bunch of old guys practicing. Jim Duran was the first to come over and invite me to join in,” Bill said. Even though it…

Dr. Saunders to Speak at AAUW Virtual Meeting

Barbara Stewart Dr. Bonnie F. Saunders, Interim President of the League of Women Voters of Arizona, will be our speaker at the Nov. 16 meeting of the Southeast Valley Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). The AAUW meets via Zoom, gathering at 4:30 p.m. with the program starting at 5 p.m. The league…

Word of the Month: Groovy

David Zapatka The “59th Street Bridge Song”, known by many as the “Feelin’ Groovy” song by Simon and Garfunkel, came on the radio. I was asked if I knew the history behind the word “groovy” which led to this month’s WOTM, “groovy.” Groovy:  ˈgrü-vē  Adjective 1. marvelous, wonderful, excellent 2. hip, trendy Origin and Etymology: “pertaining to…

Join the Needle Crafters

Diana Oleson The Needle Crafters is a group of people who love to knit, crochet, cross stitch, needle point, hand embroider, macramé, and now, weave. We love to teach anyone who would like to learn a new craft; we enjoy each other’s company and we learn new things from each other. It is cheaper than…

The Walk to End Alzheimer’s and COVID-19

Terry Price November is here and many activities we have enjoyed and raised money for have had to make some changes! The Walk to End Alzheimer’s which would have celebrated their special 10th anniversary this year, needs to shift focus from the walk to philanthropic fundraising! There will be more information on Next Door as Nov. 14 gets closer. Alzheimer’s…

Relishing Pickleball: The Ready Position

David Zapatka One of the most common errors I see on the pickleball court is not being ready to play. What does this mean? Being ready to play means a number of things. It means being focused on the point at hand. Paying attention to debris on the court, listening to what someone is saying,…