Category: July 2019

Artist of the Month: Ginny Hutcheson

Ginny’s scratchboard horse

Judy McCormick Ginny Hutcheson has been chosen as the QCFAPC Artist of the Month for June and July for her work in scratchboard art. What exactly is scratchboard art? Scratchboard refers to a fine-art medium using exacto knives and tools for engraving into a thin layer of white China clay that is coated with black…

Christmas is coming

Left to right: Mary Anderson, Diane Dodd and Sylvia Perry helped collect monetary donations for the food bank; Photo by Sylvia Butler.

Peggy McGee The temperatures are in the triple digits, but the Lady Putters are already thinking about Christmas, Christmas in July that is. They will once again be donning holiday colors on July 24 while they hold a grocery collection for the Green Valley Food Bank. Because school won’t yet be in session at the…

Color me healthy and beautiful

Every woman can “polish the silver” as we age, and we can continue to shine. Each of us has our own style. You had a style when you were younger; it never goes away! Aging is a fact of life. Growing older is not like it used to be. Look at old photo albums of…

Valley Assistance Services fashion show tickets

  Peggy McGee There are still some tickets at $30 left for the Valley Assistance Services’ (VAS) fashion show on August 20 in the Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom. Doors will open at 11:00 a.m. with lunch being served at noon. You will be treated to a very berry salad and grilled chicken on salad greens…

Word of the Month: Sarcopphagus

  David Zapatka Just having toured the Valley of the Kings and Queens in Luxor, Egypt, my mind is filled with hieroglyphic and sarcophagus images. Touring the tombs of Tutankhamun, Seti 1, Seti 2, Ramses 2 and Nefertari, I was astounded by the beauty, artistry, vibrant colors, carvings and intricate work done by these ancient…

Where were you when…

  Barbara Marriott, a SaddleBrooke author If you are over fifty, you are a walking encyclopedia of historic events. Author Barbara Marriott wants to publish your personal memories and remembrances of historical events during the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in a book titled Where Were You When. So much has happened and so quickly in…

Where in the World is the Crossing?

Where's the shrimp? Becky and Jeff Ashin found the best shrimp in Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii during their May vacation.

  Where in the World are you reading the Quail Creek Crossing? Submissions for the August issue must be received by July 19. No photoshopped pictures will be included and photos must include either the April, May or June issues of the Crossing. A drawing of a $50 Quail Creek Grill gift certificate will be…