Category: April 2022

Editorial Reminder

Hello Quail Creek submitters! This is a friendly reminder that the deadline for the May edition is April 26 by 4 p.m. Please send your submissions on time, and early if possible! You can email your submissions to [email protected] or try our new submission link: robsonpublishing.com/editorial.

Happy Birthday to You!

Sunshine Quote: “If you wish for something, you have to be willing to work for it.” Need to contact Quail Creek Sunshine? * Email: [email protected] * Text 444-2575 (no voicemail) * Don’t forget: Birthday (month and date only) as well as your name and email address Be safe. Be smart. Be kind. 4/15 Lindsay Dickinson,…

Coyote Course Renovation Update for April

The Renovation Task Force Hope you are all well and healthy. The Coyote Course was shut down on March 28 for the renovation project. As most of you are aware, a lot of preparation work has already been in progress. Welding of the main irrigation pipe and placement of that pipe around the course has…

Using Essential Oils for Foot Care

  JoAnne Gaudioso Essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts that contain medicinal and healing properties known to boost immunity and alleviate stress and anxiety. Many essential oils boast anti-inflammatory properties and are considered pain relievers and even anesthetics, all of which are essential for foot pain relief. Let’s talk about a few of the…

Word of the Month: Ziggurat

  David Zapatka Reader John W. Patterson writes, “For what it’s worth, because of my ever-deepening interest in what might be called “The History of Ideas,” I’ve been following your Word column in our Quail Creek Crossing for some years now. In a very real way, etymology is itself a useful adjunct for dealing with the…

Planting Choices—Beyond Cacti

Bonnie Nowicki I took advantage of our mild weather the past month by visiting several local gardens for inspiration. Desert Meadows Park, located off South Abrego, and The Arid Garden, located off West Camino Encanto, are so lovingly tended by the Green Valley Gardeners. In addition to the interesting landscape layouts, hardscapes, and plant ideas,…

Table Tennis Club: Meet the Members

Tom Herder This month features Barbara Lentz and Steve DeLauro. Barb is a longtime Quail Creeker, but a brand-new table tennis player. She moved here from Washington, D.C., in 2007, working in the world of finance and administration. She retired as the chief operating officer of a publicly traded insurance brokerage. Prior to that, she…

TWOQC Garden Group Visits Arid Garden!

Lynne Carr A group of women from The Women of Quail Creek (TWOQC) Garden Group was hosted by Mary Kidnocker of Green Valley Gardeners at the Arid Garden on March 16. It was a gorgeous day for the outing! Mary is an encyclopedia of knowledge and was able to answer all questions. The group learned…

Learning to Dance Is an Investment

Texas 2 Step–Level 2 classes are Thursdays, April 21, April 28, and May 5, from 6:30 to 7:25 p.m. Also known as the Country 2 Step, this is the most popular country dance. Level 2 is for students who have had basic lessons, need a refresher, or want to learn more steps. The course is taught…