Category: Features

Madaras Gallery Presents ‘The Dude Ranch: America’s Original Rustic Escape’

On Sunday, Nov. 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Madaras Gallery presents ‘The Dude Ranch: America’s Original Rustic Escape.’ Join Madaras Gallery as we celebrate Arizona’s western heritage and explore the history of a uniquely American vacation experience, the dude ranch. Western author Lynn Downey and True Ranch Collection owner Russell True will entertain…

U.S. Military History: Military Birthdays

Ross Dunfee The thought of independence for the 13 English colonies was revolting to the mother country and the colonies knew that they had to band together to obtain their freedom, and they did. The First Continental Congress convened and concluded at Carpenters’ Hall in Philadelphia, Penn., Sept. 5 to Oct. 26, 1774. Their primary…

Dollars and Sense: Will the Stock Market Recover?

Premier Coin Galleries The U.S. stock market is typically positive for midterm election years, though October can be notoriously volatile. By the time you read this article, we’ll have election results and more economic reports to guide us through the rest of the year. “We have to understand this will take time,” says Vanessa N.…

Word of the Month: Inutile

David Zapatka Reader Carmela Hopkins writes, “Dear Mr. Zapatka, every month I look for your column in the Splash. Last month’s article particularly grabbed my attention because you mentioned Richard Lederer, whom I read monthly in the Mensa Bulletin. Have you considered an article on the word ‘run?’ It seems like such an obviously simple…

In Passing

Thomas E. McShane Thomas E. McShane, a resident of Quail Creek, recently passed away. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Calif., he lived in Edmonds, Wash.; Castro Valley, Calif.; Arcadia, Calif., and back to Edmonds, Wash., before retiring to Green Valley. A loving husband, father, and wonderful friend to many, he also was an avid…

Happy Birthday to You

Sunshine Quote: “What love we have given, we’ll have forever. What love we fail to give, will be lost for all eternity.” —Leo Buscaglia 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…

Saguaro Care

Linda Porter Monsoon season has come to a close, and many of you will soon be returning to Quail Creek. It will be great to have a full and active neighborhood again! I know that many of you have saguaros in your yards. We are so fortunate to be able to boast living in the…