Category: Features

Early 50th wedding anniversary cruise

The Glynn family on their Alaskan cruise

Ron and Ruth Ann Glynn In early June, Ron and Ruth Ann Glynn enjoyed a family cruise to Alaska. We were joined by oldest son Bryan and daughter-in-law Ashley from Holiday, Florida and youngest son Bradley from Phoenix. After flights to Seattle, the parties met and were transported to the Holland American ship Eurodam to begin…

In Passing

Josephine Anne Thorson Josephine Anne “JoAnne or Jo” Thorson passed peacefully from her home in Goodyear, Arizona on July 4, 2017 at the age of 78. Jo is survived by her two sons, Tye Thorson and Brendan Thorson, as well as four grandchildren, Anne, Cole, Chase and Tanner. She is preceded in death by one…

Residents enjoy Crazy Horse Volksmarch

Harriet and Duane Quail PebbleCreek residents Harriet and Duane Quail took part in the 32nd annual Crazy Horse Volksmarch on June 3, 2017. The 10K or 6.2 mile walk is the largest and most popular organized Volksmarch in the United States, climbing the largest mountain carving in the world in the Black Hills of South…

Pet of the Month

Lucky found love in PC Hello, my name was Lucky. I was rescued days away from death in November of 2016, so they named me Lucky. I had not seen a good meal in many months, my ears were full of ear mites and I had a very hard time walking due to arthritis in…

Artist of The Month: Pastel Part 3: The Art

Shirley Smith painted a portrait of her mother-in-law.

Sharon Adamy Two of the presenting artists prefer painting people as well as animals. Although accomplished in all subjects, Shirley Smith prefers portraiture of people as well as animals. While doing a commission piece she may take up to 32 hours working on the resemblance. A shorter time is involved when painting wild animals as…