Category: Features

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,…

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,…

Valley Assistance Services Thanks Quail Creek

Peggy McGee Valley Assistance Services (VAS) extends its deep appreciation to the Quail Creek residents who supported their first fundraising walk on March 26. The two-mile walk along the Santa Cruz River next to the pecan orchards was held early in the day before the temperatures started to rise. Many walkers were accompanied by their…

Spotlight on Advertiser: The Parkinson’s Foundation Care Partner Program

Courtney Malburg, Senior Coordinator, Education & Publications, Parkinson’s Foundation Parkinson’s disease is a family affair, but care partners and loved ones of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are often overlooked. The Parkinson’s Foundation works to make life better for everyone whose life is impacted by it, not just the individual living with the disease. Care…