Category: Features

Community Map: Let’s Hear from You!

Elizabeth Maddox, Editorial Assistant Can you believe that it’s already springtime here in Arizona? It seems as if the year just began! The end of 2020 saw a new addition to Robson Publishing: the introduction of our new community map. We were excited to introduce the community map to you with its wealth of information…

The Shagwells Take the Stage April 16

Nancy Planck, Member Services The Shagwells are performing Friday, April 16, in the Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom. The show is produced by TAD Management. The Shagwells are the premier tribute to the British Rock Invasion of the early 60s and 70s. Covering over seventy songs, you only have to see The Shagwells but once to be hooked!…

In Honor and Memory of Our Truest Patriot

TWOQC Military Baby Shower Committee Ruth (Ruthy) McDermott’s radiant smile, enthusiasm for life, and the joy-filled playful personality will be deeply missed by all who knew her and those whose lives she touched. That was Ruthy, pure and simple, giving joy and love to all she met. Those who live in Quail Creek know that…

Happy Birthday!

Quail Creek Sunshine This month marks a year of experiencing life in quarantine due to the coronavirus. One of the unfortunate consequences is that families and friends have been forced to stay apart in a most challenging time. Some of our loved ones have passed away and are being mourned without funerals. A nice place…

Magical Meyer Lemon Trees

Bonnie Nowicki Lemon tree aficionados take notice! Can anything be yummier than lemon bars, lemon curd, and refreshing homemade lemonade? Meyer lemons are prized because they are sweeter, juicier, less acidic, and completely edible (even the peel). Some of my Quail Creek neighbors grow Meyer lemon trees and kindly share their plentiful harvest. I wanted to learn…

U.S. Military History: Vietnam Veterans Day

Ross Dunfee When did the Vietnam War begin? France maintained colonial rule of Vietnam from 1864 until the Geneva Accords of 1954. During that time, multiple wars occurred in the area (including Cambodia and Laos). The Geneva Accords divided Vietnam into north (Communist rule) and south (the Republic of Vietnam), and that enticed the U.S. into…

Word of the Month: Librettist

David Zapatka Commenting on the January WOTM column, reader Tom from Arlington, Va. writes, “Here’s a Washington Post article where your word of the month ‘jeremiad’ is used by the paper’s reporter Michael Scherer. In this case, the reporter uses it to describe the words of the chairman of the Nye County Republican Party in Nevada…