Where In The world Is The Crossing

England’s literary giants – home and garden tour

Valley Assistance Services sends its thanks

Honor Flight Mail Call: thank our veterans

Where In The world Is The Crossing

Sailing away on the Ruby Princess to Cabo San Lucas were Jeff and Becky Ashin with their issue of the Crossing. Palm trees and sea breezes, along with the Crossing,…

England’s literary giants – home and garden tour

Join fellow Anglophiles on a small group, four-star tour of some of England’s “best-kept-secret” destinations. Spend a festival day at Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey). Tour homes and gardens of authors…

Valley Assistance Services sends its thanks

Some of the specialty bowls made by crafters in the local area; Photo by Chris Erickson. Chris Erickson and Peggy McGee Valley Assistance Services (VAS) sends its thanks to the…

Honor Flight Mail Call: thank our veterans

The Honor Flight is taking 75 Korean War Veterans and Vietnam Veterans to Washington DC to visit memorials commemorating their service. The next chartered flight from Tucson Airport is April…

Photos and recipes needed for Quail Creek Cookbook

Peggy McGee The Women of Quail Creek Cookbook Committee is looking for photos for their new cookbook, A Shared Table. Photos of food in 300 resolution or higher can include assembling ingredients needed to prepare a meal, baskets of fruit or veggies, a dish of a prepared meal, foods cooking on the grill or food…

“Moon Over Buffalo” coming to the Quail Creek stage

Mary Kollschegg Davey Jones, Performing Arts Guild VP of Comedy/Drama, has done it again; he has selected for the spring production an uproariously zany comedy by Ken Ludwig, Moon Over Buffalo—a play that is absolutely over the top, side splitting hilarious. Imagine if you can, two fading actors, George and Charlotte, doing “rep” in Buffalo,…

Photography Club proceeds to Doors II

Robert Thoresen The PCQC completed its Doors of Tucson photo shoot on February 7 with a walking tour of the historic Presidio Barrio. The original settlement of Tucson commenced with the construction of El Presidio San Augustin del Tucson in 1775. Construction took over eight years with adobe walls enclosing an area to protect the…

ABWA presents “You Da Man” Award to Frank Cobarrubias

Marianne Cobarrubias The Valle Verde Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association presented Quail Creek resident, Frank Cobarrubias, with an ABWA Good Guy framed certificate You Da Man award and a Lowe’s gift card on Saturday, February 8, 2014. Using spare wood from his workshop, Mr. Cobarrubias built a bookcase and installed it in the…

Grand opening of new villas

Over the last few weeks, homeowners and visitors were able to preview the Villas before the finishing touches have been added. Many Villas/home sites have already been sold during this preview phase with several great lots still available during this initial release. Furniture and other design appointments are expected to be installed by March 17.…

Word of the Month: Cool

W. Smith A couple of decades ago I overheard a retailer in his shop bemoaning the lack of precision in our spoken language, using the word “cool” to make his case. “It has to do with temperature,” he opined. I fought my temptation to call out to him, “Hey, buddy, language changes.” And now we…