Category: Features

Master Gardener Program

How does your garden grow? Louise Grabell, Pinal County Master Gardener Outdoor gardening is over. Rest for the weary is not a bad thing. However, it is time to spruce up your home for the holidays. Everyone loves to decorate with those gorgeous poinsettias and I must admit the big box stores have been offering…

In Passing

Dean A. Wilson Dean A. Wilson of Whimbrel Circle, Indian Land, SC passed peacefully to heaven on October 30, 2018 at the age of 80. Born April 24, 1938 in Rhinelander, WI, Dean attended Rhinelander High School and went on to earn B.S. and M.S. degrees in Meteorology from the University of Wisconsin and the…

Artist of the Month: December 2018

LaVerne Kyriss “Talent is not the most important aspect in any of the creative arts,” explained Vivian Sathre. “No matter your medium or your forum, you must find your own voice to be successful in any creative endeavor.” “I still copy other artists when I’m trying to understand how they achieved a particular outcome,” she…

This I have learned

Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg It goes without saying that December is probably the most hectic and frenetic month of the year. Over-extended, over-stressed and over-stimulated, we sometimes find that when the last day of the month arrives, ergo – New Year’s Eve, we have become inured to all of the emotions that come with “the…

SaddleBrooke Gift Shop featured artist for December – Mike Sedgwick, an artistic creator of novels and short stories

Russell C Stokes Michael E. Sedgwick is an author and writer of novels, short stories, essays and memoirs. Mike’s love for reading novels and his desire to write began at an early age. He initiated and edited the school’s journal of poetry and essays while earning his degree in physics and chemistry at London University.…

SaddleBrooke Hiking Club donates to Seeds of Stewardship

Presentation of a thank you letter from the Arizona Trail Association to Norm Rechkemmer, president of the SaddleBrooke Hiking Club, for the club’s donation of $1000 to the Seeds of Stewardship program. The Seeds of Stewardship program takes students into outdoor settings to provide environmental education and stewardship learning.