Category: Features

In Passing

Donald Earl Fritsche, Sr Donald Earl Fritsche, Sr. was called home by his Heavenly Father on Nov. 28, 2019 “Thanksgiving Day” at Banner Estrella Hospital in Phoenix, AZ after a brief stay in hospice. Don was born on April 22, 1935 to Earl Fritsche and Emma Fay Fritsche in Orange, CA. In 1953 he graduated…

Resident Authors

Jana Cunningham talks about her book, Watch Your Shadow.

Watch Your Shadow—A Book Launch Party For One of Our Own KT Tanner Friends and neighbors gathered to learn about Watch Your Shadow, a book written by PebbleCreek resident, Jana Cunningham. Based on her preparation before hip surgery, her follow-up recovery and return to her normal active life, Jana provides practical information valuable to a…

PCLGA Players Enjoy Fantasy Football Golf Kick-Off

“American Football Conference” players

Chris Duprey The Kick-Off Tournament for PebbleCreek Ladies Golf Association (PCLGA) was held on Nov. 12, on both Eagle’s Nest and Tuscany Falls East courses, with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. Ladies in flights 1, 3, and 5 were dubbed the American Football Conference and played on Tuscany Falls East. Ladies in flights 2, 4, and…

Artist of the Month!

Linda Strauss-Lewis Marilyn Price, muralist, illustrator, interior designer, entrepreneur, and much more, is our January Artist of the Month. She comes from a very creative family, proudly saying, “my father (a writer and illustrator for Reader’s Digest), all of my uncles, brothers, sisters, and me, are in the arts. We like to say that we…

Word of the Month: Ten Words Turning 100 in 2019

David Zapatka Entering the 2020s, which seemed so far into the future, caused me to pause and focus on the plethora of words that come into our language every year. Entering the year 1920, some of the world’s great minds were inventing the rotary dial telephone, the pop-up toaster, and forming the League of Nations,…

Tennis Player of the Month: Jerry Santy

Dennis Whitley Do you know who I am? If you spent any time on the tennis courts while Jerry Santy was the club’s president, you certainly heard this question being asked by him. Jerry is well known for his sense of humor and his ability to dish it out, as well as, take it. What…

HIkers Visit Vultee Arch

Left to right: Lynn Warren (photographer), Vicki Carter, Mark Gruca, Kris Raczkiewicz, Eileen Lords-Mosse, Dave Ausman (“Ausy”), Julie Walmsley, Clare Bangs, Neal Wring, and Susan and Tom Bernt with Vultee Arch in the background.

Lynn Warren The Hiking Club normally goes on two overnight trips each season and on Nov. 12, more than 40 hikers and non-hikers headed north to Sedona for three days of red rock hiking. On the first day, Julie Walmsley along with more than 40 friends celebrated her reaching 1,000 miles with the club. On the second…

Kona Hawaii Fit Trip 2019

Judy Parker This year, 20 women attended the Kona Fit Trip run by Judy Parker of PebbleCreek. Each morning, a one-hour exercise program was scheduled with daily outings and adventures, such as a few pickleball games, snorkeling, hiking, and a lot more, including who will be the next Miss Kona? This year, Lynn Banks was honored as Miss…