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…

Critter Club news

Marilyn Darcangelo On a sunny October afternoon costumed dogs and their owners were having fun at the annual Howl-0-Ween party. Although Judges Linda Von Felden and Anne and Art Pahl had a difficult time deciding winners, first prize was awarded to the Leibowitzs with the theme of the Wizard of Oz, second to Buttons and…

The Socials: A Hall Family Benefit Concert January 19

Kathy Stotz Do you love the Gaslight Theater? We have a treat for you! Come see Charlie Hall and The Socials for a Hall Family Benefit Concert in the Madera Clubhouse Ballroom at 7:00 p.m. on January 19, 2014; a cash bar begins at 6:00 p.m. This event is being sponsored by Quail Creek residents…

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Holiday greetings. As 2013 comes to a close, I find myself in reflection of my accomplishments of the past and the travel memories that I have helped to create this year. As we travel into 2014 together, something to be mindful of is the meaning of the word travel. Webster’s Dictionary describes the word as…

Word of the Month: Frenetic

W. Smith I like to ponder word origins. With “frenetic,” we could start with Middle English; our word has been around a while. Working backwards, as we do with etymology, here goes the history. Frenetic can be traced back further than me frenetic—to Old French frenetique, from a Latin word meaning delirious, from a related…

Quail Creek presents Rebecca Dawn, Live from Branson

Rebecca Dawn live from Branson will be presented Thursday, January 30, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in the Madera Clubhouse Crystal Ballroom. Tickets are $10.00 per person at the Concierge Desk or at 393-5822 to order by phone. The cash bar opens at 6:00 p.m. and will remain open through intermission. Rebecca has been the opening…