It’s a mitzvah!

From left to right: Gary Greenbaum, Diane Korn, Karen Cain, Mart Gordon, Carol Gordon, Andrew Hines, Barbara Hines, Kim Schweitzer and Larry Schweitzer Kim Schweitzer Jewish families in need received…

An affair to remember

Back row: Barbara Bloch, Linda Rouse, Diane Mazzarella, Raye Cobb, Sue Wilson, Linda Elliott; Front row: Kay Tomaszek Jean Fedigan and Deb Bunker Eileen J Snearly It definitely was an…

Culinary travel the hottest new trend in travel

Ginny Sellen Culinary travel has emerged as a leading travel trend in the last ten years as more and more travelers become interested in exploring local food trends, cooking techniques and food history. This type of cultural immersion can be found in many of the top travel and cruise companies around the globe. No matter…

The Rat Pack performs at DesertView to rave reviews

The Rat Pack performed March 12 at the DesertView Performing Arts Center, featuring (left to right), Robert Shaw, Lynette Carter (HOA 2 receptionist), Walter Belter and Mat Chapel. The group sang songs by Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra. This is one of the many events produced by Lonely Street Productions. Photo by…

Biosphere II: Launch pad of a different type

Mark Freshwater at Biosphere II

Mark Freshwater On Saturday, April 12 I had an opportunity never anticipated even a year ago. During 2013 I wrote and produced my own second original music CD entitled Biosphere. It is entirely instrumental music with space, time and earth related songs. I contacted Biosphere II’s John Adams back in February about possibly distributing my…

Unit 36

Margery Nemura Our annual Spring Picnic at Catalina State Park’s new outdoor pavilion was enjoyed by 45 guests on April 25. We were fortunate to have lovely weather which made our two hikes very pleasant. Jeff Eighmy, a unit 36 resident, led a very informative and interesting hike to the historic Romero Ruins. Jeff’s knowledge…

Unit 32

Back row: Dana Parker, Gerry Autry, Renee Beste and Kathy Duarte; front: Mary Worthy, soldier Private Louis Caldera, Sande Rivas, Barbara van Brunt and Margaret Falkowski. Photo by Jerry Parker

Barb Williams Can you learn Civil War history in a cemetery? Margaret Falkowski led a group to Evergreen Cemetery on Saturday, March 22 to find out for us. Here are her comments: “Betty Cook from the Arizona Historical Society organizes this yearly program to introduce current southern Arizona residents with Tucson pioneers. Our group from…