Category: June 2021

Garden Club: Seed to Weed

Starla Kramer Visitors are welcome to visit our Tuesday, June 15, monthly meeting to learn about how to legally grow marijuana in your backyard. Horticulturalists enjoy watching the plants go from “seed to weed” in 90 days. The new Arizona Law states that homeowners are allowed 12 plants per two adults in the household. The…

Crystal Cards: A Popular Choice

Bobbie Reed Crystal Cards has thrived, despite the pandemic. With home delivery as an option, people have continued to buy cards. Almost every day, we deliver cards to residents of Sun Lakes or SunBird. And people love the cards and the delivery option. All the money raised from these sales goes to My Sister’s Place, a…

Ready to Tackle Watercolors?

Margaret Crusoe Do you want to learn how to use watercolors? I give art instruction for small groups in my home. The cost for four, hour-and-a-half lessons is $150 for new students and $145 for returning students. The fee is non-refundable and due by the first lesson. Materials are purchased separately. I provide a list…

Word of the Month: Enough

  David Zapatka Have you had enough? How much is enough? Enough of what? Enough stuff? Enough politics? Enough religion? Enough of some person? Enough of some activity? What does enough really mean? Reader and sister, Judy Haberstroh, says, “I came across this excerpt and thought the word ‘enough’ may be a good one for…

Desert Threads Has Outdoor Meeting

New officers are Marion Kersnick, Nancy Bonngard, Cindy Templeton, and Ann Wasescha (not pictured: Pat Sinclair and Mary Platt).

Sue Bart Desert Threads met outside on the patio by the Cottonwood Phoenix Room in May. This was our first in-person meeting in over a year. Members wore masks and were invited into the Phoenix Room to view our many quilts made for charity (delivered to UMOM on May 14). Our Opportunity Quilt was on display,…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

Mumbling Ruby Regina Witcraft While having lunch with my longtime lady friends, after a year long absence from each other, and anticipating seeing what they look like now. We were still practicing the distancing habit and didn’t hug or even touch each other, which was our previous 2020 habit, so we felt safe and happy…