Manager’s Report

Singles group embarks on a Mystery Tour

BBQ in the cool pines

Prevent pets from fleeing in fright

Manager’s Report

A large “Haboob” or a “monster dust storm” hit SunBird Thursday, August 2, at about 6:00 p.m. It was the second-largest dust storm in the valley in over 45 years,…

Singles group embarks on a Mystery Tour

Ann Kisner Eight brave souls embarked on a Mystery Tour somewhere into the unknown this summer. The adventure turned out to be fun, exciting and educational. These brave souls were…

BBQ in the cool pines

John and Marsha Brockish hosted a BBQ for SunBird residents Marty and Nancy Eckstein, Gerry and Joan Morford and daughter Laura Rook, and Bill and Bette Hook in cool Pinetop,…

Prevent pets from fleeing in fright

(Family Features) Summer social gatherings and celebrations can add up to a lot of fun for humans, but it’s an equation that may test the limits for a fearful pet.…

SunBird Community Church news

Bob Neuman I believe in the sun even though it doesn’t shine, I believe in love, even when it isn’t shown, I believe in God even when he doesn’t speak. Words scratched on a concentration camp wall. “Imagine the person who etched those words. Try to envision his skeletal hand gripping the broken glass or…

Proud to be Americans: Americana Musical Show set for July 3

Pat Thomas We are proud to be Americans and each Fourth of July Norm Littrell produces a musical show at SunBird Golf Resort to prove it. He uses SunBird talent, as well as talent from nearby communities. This year is no exception. Norm calls the show Americana Musical Show and it will take place on July…

PAL membership update

Mary Scala Here we are, friends of PAL – the final column for this season. Holy cow, where did it go? Maybe I just woke up. No, that’s not right, I guess you and I have struggled through the months. But, hey I’m still here and so are they who must be obeyed (Board of…

SunBird Lions and Basha LEOs install new officers

Newest SunBird Lions Melvin Jones Fellows, Lion Bill Reid and Lion Gail Holland flanked by PDG Fred Garmeson (left) and President Lion Ray Clark (right).

Fred Garmeson At its annual installation dinner the SunBird Lions installed their new officers and the new officers of the Basha High School LEO Club. The 2013-2014 LEO President received her 100 percent President’s award and a number of LEOs received Certificates of Appreciation for assisting the Lions during their food drives. Eight Lions received…

Footnotes from the Library

Nancy Smith We’re halfway through 2014- we work, we play, with lots in between. Our new library sports a brand new look, books and magazines in each corner and nook You can question we seniors, and laugh as we dream– but don’t count us out in 2014 There’s just one thing we hope you’ll learn:…

Inspirational Corner

“This is for June, and all the summers it brings For the chiming of the church bells…that sing In songs of matrimony o’er top hats and lace  ‘Fore June passes torch, to July’s scarlet face And the trees in full jacket, leaves forest green The last pink of magnolia, can still yet be seen There’s…