Category: Features

Experience a Journey at Madaras Gallery’s Annual Show!

‘Journey’ is the title of this October’s Annual Show at Madaras Gallery, featuring 20 new paintings by award-winning Tucson artist Diana Madaras. “For everyone, myself included, the last two years have been filled with unexpected challenges,” Madaras said. “My outlet is my art.” Since opening the gallery in 1999, Madaras has been on her own spectacular…

In Passing

Bruce Leon Davis Bruce Leon Davis passed away on July 10, 2022. He was born to Evelyn Davis and Harold Davis on March 3, 1943, in Aledo, Ill. He was raised in Milan, Ill., and graduated from Rock Island High School Class of 1961. He earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree in theoretical economics at…

The Four Biggest Health Mistakes

Craig W. Brue, D.C. Too many seniors are making wrong decisions when it comes to their health management. In my everyday practice, these are four of the biggest mistakes seniors are making: 1. I don’t believe in chiropractors. This past month I read a rather amazing statistic. Less than 30% of all Medicare recipients go to…

An Unforgettable Journey to the Bottom of the World

Linda Nagy Bernie and Linda Nagy, SaddleBrooke residents, recently returned mid-March of this year from an Antarctic expedition. They were on the inaugural voyage of the Atlas World Navigator, a Portuguese five-star vessel made especially for Antarctic cruising. The cruise included a direct flight from Orlando to Ushuaia in Argentina and back. After a day of…

A Letter to Holly

Eileen J. Snearly, MPLN Publicity Holly Riviere (August 1944 to June 2022) Dear Holly, There’s not a day that goes by that we won’t think about you and the contributions you made to the MountainView Preserve Lady Niners. We know you will be watching over us from heaven as we golf in SaddleBrooke, and we’ll…

U.S. Military History: U.S. Flag Folding—Part 1 of 2

Ross Dunfee While not officially adopting a flag at the time of the Declaration of Independence, the “Continental Colors” (aka the “Grand Union” flag), has historically been referred to as the first national flag of the United States. That flag has a striking resemblance to the British East India Company (1707-1801), where the canton resembles…

This I Have Learned

Curious About British Words and Sayings? Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg My husband and I recently returned from a trip to England. We were there during the Queen’s Jubilee—what lifelong memories. I am nothing if not enamored of England. London was amazing—and traveling through the countryside was as if we walked into a painting by Gainsborough. Patchwork…