Category: Features

Word of the Month: Abstemious

David Zapatka Thinking about buying a new car recently, reader Tom Mohr was researching a Car and Driver publication for the 2017 Honda CR-V. In the first-drive-review section of the article, the “highs” were listed – spacious inside, abstemious at the pump, quiet cabin, excellent steering. Reading “abstemious at the pump” prompted Tom to research the…

How can you help animal rescue group?

Rover’s Rest Stop & Ranch is in Sun Lakes the second Saturday of every month.

D. Williams We are always asked, “What can we do to help rescue organizations?” This article is from Pecan Grove Veterinary Hospital’s newsletter. We couldn’t have said it better. Rescue groups survive on the generosity of people like you who care about the welfare of the animals on this earth. While they may get some…

Sun Lakes resident publishes novel

Author Raymond Lowrie

Raymond L. Lowrie The Elephant’s Grip was published in December 2016 by The Wild Rose Press Inc., of Adams Basin, NY. The story deals with frontier, mining, racial and personal growth issues. Obsessed with finding gold, Jeremy and his rogue step-uncle cross grueling plains and climb rugged mountains to join the Pikes Peak gold rush of…

Conservation Corner

Our circadian cycle Pauline Lee Light is essential for our lives, not only for our vision, but also for our life cycle. How our body functions depends more or less on the time of the day; our biological clock (or circadian cycle) determines how we feel and the state of our body. In recent decades,…

In Passing

Shirley (Larson) Baker Shirley (Larson) Baker was born to Norwegian and Irish parents, Irving and Clarene Larson, in Dickens, Iowa, on April 27, 1935, the second of four children. She was raised in Peterson, Iowa, where she met and married her high school sweetheart. She was trained as a lab/x-ray technician, but worked in the…