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Standing in the greatroom of this gorgeous home you look out thru a wall of windows onto the 13th fairway of Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course! Beautifully furnished, fireplace, chefs kitchen w double ovens, Granite counter tops and breakfast bar that seats 6 -8 people! Large island and breakfast nook, Travertine flooring throughout, fabulous owner suite and other bedrooms are very large each with their own bath!, Large pergola covers outdoor kitchen with 3 sided bar height seating, BBQ, bun warmer, frig and much more! 3463 sf, 4 bdrms, 3.5 baths, 3 car garage, Don’t wait on this one!
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4155 E EL CAMINO DEL BIEN 66 .33 AC ........$169,900 10866 E PALM WAY 3.34 ACRES ........ $300,000 SOLD
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Save the Superstition Wilderness........13 Upcoming Halloween Festival.............15 Mindfull Creativity................................16 Seed Library Growing at AJ Library .....17 Time Flies!............................................. 17 Gold Canyon Strong Events..................18 Salt River Cleanup Event......................20
DEPARTMENTS Local Events .........................................5
Call to Artists.................................. 7
Out & About Photography..................20
Staff picks of the Month......................... 8
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Put the children away; ADOBE is talking Trash.
“Take out the papers and the trash….Let’s see that dust fly from the broom….Get all that garbage out of sight….And wash yourself to the Laundromat……Yakety Yak”………The Coasters ADOBE Treasurer Bob Harris (always seeking ways to save money), came up with a concept concerning trash collection in Gold Canyon. His theory was structured on the premise of saving Gold Canyon residents on their trash collection bill. Bob has done extensive research on this issue and has found, in part, that there are three viable trash collection companies in Gold Canyon. The companies are RAD, Republic Service and Waste Management. Trash collection companies do not come under the control of the Arizona Corporation Commission like utility companies do. Thus they have the right to make whatever contracts they want with whomever; pure unadulterated American capitalism, and may it forever live. Consequently Bob has found, and not surprisingly, that different trash collection companies have different contracts with various HOAs and individuals, even though these HOAs and individuals live or are located side by side. There is, it seems to be, a hodgepodge of trash collection contracts that have different costs and contract stipulations depending upon where you reside in Gold Canyon. We Gold Canyon residents love our freedoms and it is the absolute right for any individual or association to choose whomever they want to collect their trash - that will never change. Notwithstanding, ADOBE would like to make – respectfully - our various HOAs and individual citizens aware of what is happening around Gold Canyon regarding this issue. Thus on October 21, 2021, at ADOBEs Membership Meeting (Gold Canyon Best Western, meeting
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starts at 7pm with social hour at 6:15 pm) Bob will be the presenter where these factors will be addressed. ADOBE respectfully asks all who are interested in this topic, especially HOA Board Members to attend. NEW - There will be a ZOOM hookup for all future ADOBE Membership Meetings. Hence you can come to the meeting and interact live, or watch from home but likewise be able to interact with the meeting presenter. “Thank you” is in order to all Gold Canyon citizens who came to the table of discussion concerning the attempted sale of the nearly 12,000 acres of land between Peralta Trails and Entrada del Oro. For now the sale of that land has been halted. However, surely it will arise again as this part of Pinal County continues to develop. ADOBE proposes, the citizens – “the people” - of Gold Canyon need to have a voice in the developmental processes of our beautiful community and not let a few individuals or organizations determine “how” we should develop. For the first time in Gold Canyon history “the people” were left out of the planning discussions of a crucial development issue that had tremendous impact upon our lives, our community, and our culture. Before critical (as in the instant case) developmental decisions are made, ADOBE opines -in its pursuit of a Better Environment - meetings should be held with “all the people” so that “all the people” have input into these matters. May we ALL work together, may we ALL be invited to the table of discussion for a Better Gold Canyon, for a Better Environment. Glenn A. Walp ADOBE- “The Voice and Heart of Gold Canyon since 1989”
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FOR THE 21ST ANNUAL GOLD CANYON ARTS FESTIVAL Saturday, January 22, 2022
Artist Hospitality volunteers are available to help you find your assigned space and “tent sit” during the day to allow you to take breaks. Restrooms are available inside the church. The Festival also features food vendors and musical entertainment throughout the day. All artists will be juried into the show. Your submitted work will be juried in one of the following categories:
The Gold Canyon Arts Festival is a 1-day event held on the 4th Saturday of January each year. Many of our participating artists call our Festival the best 1-day show in the state based on turnout and sales. The sponsor of the event is the Gold Canyon Arts Council in cooperation with the Artists of the Superstitions. This year’s Festival will again be held on the grounds of the United Methodist Church at 6640 S. King’s Ranch Rd. in Gold Canyon, AZ 85118.
This venue offers good parking and drive-by visibility. Typically, 85-90 artists are accepted to show their work. Previous year’s attendance was about 4,000 during the Festival hours of 9 AM to 4 PM. Reserved artist spaces are 10 ft. X 10 ft. (tents are encouraged but not required. Your cost is a $25.00 non-refundable Application fee and if selected by the jury, a $125.00 Artist fee, plus the contribution of a piece of your art to support the Gold Canyon Arts Council’s Arts Education programs.
Painting/ Drawing, Glass art, Photographic art, Wood art, Clay art, Jewelry, Metalwork art, Natural products (e.g., gourds, seeds), and Other. You may submit up to two categories but you may sell your work only in the categories approved by the jury. No brokered/factory produced or imported items are allowed. Applications will be accepted beginning June 1, 2021 and the deadline is: November 10, 2021. Notification of acceptance will be on or about November 23, 2021. Applications are through the ZAPP website – https://www. zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=9394 Carole Lindemann, Festival Chairperson, Cell (480) 296 6502
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This is a wonderful novel that quickly rocketed to the top of my favorites list thanks to its quirky characters, magical realism, and theme of found family. Pack Up the Moon by Kristan Higgins, recommended by Karen
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Nine young adults, conceived at the same fertility clinic, begin disappearing, every trace of them wiped away. One of them manages to find a sibling through a DNA testing service, giving them a clue to their biological father: an extremely rich tech tycoon who is dying of a genetically inherited disease. Should he tell them about the genetically inherited disease, considering his money could be helpful if they do become sick? Will he be able to find them before they all disappear?
Tragedy strikes the community when young hockey players begin turning up dead from a new unidentified drug made on the island. When Daunis witnesses the shocking murder of her best friend, Daunis commits herself to finding the truths behind her death.
This book starts off with a bang and ends the same way. If you like thrillers, this book is for you. The Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley, recommended by Diana Eighteen-year-old Daunis’ mother’s family is white. Her father’s family is from the Ojibwe reservation. Daunis longs to fully become part of the Ojibwe Tribe like her half-brother, Levi. Their language, traditions and medicines continually increase her longing to become part of the community, a community that holds hockey and the players as celebrities. Daunis was once one of two women that played on the 8 | Superstition Living
This YA novel kept my interest from the first page to the last with lots of suspense and unexpected drama. One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston, recommended by Megan August is new to New York City and adulthood, dealing with a strange upbringing that has left her cynical and socially awkward. She has no idea what she wants to do with her life or how to move on from her mother’s obsession with a decades-old disappearance. One day, she steps on the subway only to meet Jane, who’s everything August isn’t: generous, charming, and outgoing. August is captivated, even more so when she discovers that Jane has apparently been stuck on the subway, unaging, since the mid-1970s. August must find a way to rescue her – even if that means sending Jane back to the ’70s and giving up a chance at love.
A heartbreaking but touching story of how a person on the autism spectrum handles the terminal illness and death of their spouse, and how challenging it is to keep living despite being totally and utterly devastated. The depiction of how every person handles grief differently is realistic, and the characters are well written and stay with you long after the end of the book. The Color of Rock by Sandra Cavallo Miller, recommended by Tracie Abby runs away from her life in Phoenix to a position at the clinic at the Grand Canyon. With wobbly beginnings, Abby learns about the hikers, tourists, and locals, fitting into the close knit community and how to deal with her hidden demons. The inside scoop of living and working at the Grand Canyon is intriguing. I’m looking forward to the next book in the planned trilogy. That Summer by Jennifer Weiner, recommended by Trish That Summer is full of unexpected plot twists, turns, the power of friendship, and retribution. There are two Dianas, Shoemaker and Starling, each living their own lives and dealing with their own tribulations. One misplaced punctuation mark leads to a connection that changes their lives forever.
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Would you like a plant that can add some green to your landscape, surprise you periodically with colorful blooms, all with very little effort on your part? Then read on. Unlike last month’s Rain Sage (Leucophyllum), which reacts to the humidity preceding a rain, the Rain Lily
• Easily grown in pots, as a ground cover, or accent plant in small, intimate areas. • Moderately slow growing 6-10 inches high with clumps spreading to 12 inches wide. • Likes morning sun and afternoon shade, will grow in total shade. • Can take our desert heat as long as protected from afternoon sun. • Prefers soil that drains well and is too salty.
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Financial Focus MATTRUPPERT Like most people, you may have several financial goals. But can you reach them all? It would be simple if you had great wealth. But you’ll likely need to rank your goals in terms of their importance to your life and then follow appropriate strategies to achieve them. By doing so, you may end up getting pretty close to covering each of your objectives, in one way or another. When prioritizing your goals, consider following this process: Identify goals as “must have” or “nice to have.” Making sure you don’t outlive your resources is a must-have goal, so you need to be as certain as possible of achieving it. On the other hand, a nice-to-have goal might be something like buying a vacation home. If you don’t attain the money needed for this goal, you do have room to compromise, perhaps by scaling down to a smaller home in a different area or just renting a place for a few weeks a year. Having this flexibility can provide a psychological benefit, too. Since this goal doesn’t have an
RANKING YOUR GOALS: A SMART MOVE either-or outcome, you won’t have to feel that you failed if you don’t get the big vacation home – instead, you can still enjoy the results of your investment efforts, even at a more modest scale. Put “price tags” on your goals. You need to know what your goals will cost. Even if you can only make an estimate, it’s essential to have some figure in mind. As time goes by, you can always revise your projected costs. To arrive at these price tags, you may want to work with a financial professional who has the tools and technology to create hypothetical illustrations and scenarios. Follow an appropriate strategy. The nature of your goals and their estimated cost will drive your investment strategy. So, for example, using the must-have goal mentioned above – the need to avoid outliving your money – you’ll want to balance your growth objectives with your comfort with risk, as well as maintain an appropriate withdrawal strategy when you’re retired. However, for a nice-to-have goal, such as your large vacation home, perhaps you don’t need the same urgency – consequently, with part of your portfolio, you might be able to take more risk in hopes of greater returns. And if you fall short, you can always go with Plan B – i.e., the smaller home or the rental experience. But if your "nice to have" is closer to a "must have" in this area as well, you might want to focus less on achieving greater returns and instead look at ways of adjusting your budget to save more. Monitor your results. As you pursue your goals, whether must have or nice to have, you’ll want to check your results regularly. If you think you’re not making enough progress toward your desired goal, you may need to make adjustments. But don’t overreact to short-term swings in the financial markets or in the value of your portfolio, or take on an inappropriate amount of risk. When trying to reach your goals, you can alter your path, but it’s usually not a good idea to change directions altogether. The decisions involved in identifying, prioritizing and achieving your goals can be somewhat involved. But by following a well-designed process, you can help yourself get to where you want to go.
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HEALING NATURALLY DR. TINAMARCANTEL
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For women in menopause it’s a natural part of the aging process for the ovaries to produce less sex hormones. So why is it necessary to consider replacing the lost hormones? Even after menopause our bodies need a certain amount of estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone to continue to function properly. It’s true that the ovaries will eventually stop producing estrogen and progesterone. However, that doesn’t mean that our bodies don’t still need those hormones to continue to function properly. Nature, in her wisdom, has provided other means for us to get those hormones from other organs in the endocrine system. An important source for these “back up” hormones is the adrenal glands. The adrenals produce a variety of hormones that help us cope with stress such as cortisol and epinephrine, but they also produce the sex hormones progesterone, estrogen, and testosterone. The problem is that I see so many patients who have so much stress in their lives from so many sources that they are in adrenal fatigue, meaning that their adrenals can’t produce sufficient amounts of hormones to replace those they are losing as the ovaries decrease their output. With that said, the question of whether or not a woman needs bioidentical hormone replacement therapy really comes down to the symptoms the patient has. Some women go through menopause with very few symptoms, and that’s fine–they may not need bioidentical hormones. If their adrenals are not as compromised from stress they can often
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IS HORMONE REPLACEMENT REALLY NECESSARY? make the transition of perimenopause and menopause much more smoothly because the adrenals are able to produce the needed amounts of sex hormones. On the other hand, there are some women who have mood swings, insomnia, fatigue, difficulty concentrating or remembering, low libido, and other symptoms that need to be addressed. Women going through perimenopause, menopause, and post-menopause usually have imbalances of hormones that can be tweaked with some replacement therapy. Others may simply need support from botanicals or homeopathic remedies. If indicated, some adrenal support therapy, as well, can help heal the overworked adrenals. So, is hormone replacement therapy really necessary? The ultimate goal is for the patient to feel good using the safest and most natural therapies available. Eventually the patient’s body will adjust to the lower amounts of estrogen and progesterone that they are producing. For some, that means we can reduce or even eliminate the amount of hormones they are taking and possibly introduce some botanical compounds that can help them go through menopause. Others may want to continue on low doses of hormones and botanicals to maintain their optimum wellness, and some can eliminate hormone support altogether as they age and lower their stress levels.
Save the Superstition Wilderness By Pam Burks
The ADOBE organization and the “Alliance” organization are protesting the AZ State Land Trust’s request to change the Pinal County Comprehensive Plan from “Residential” to “Employment,” because if this change was approved, it would have destroyed the Superstition Mountain Wilderness forever. There has been a pause, due to the State Land Trust withdrawing their request. but we don’t want to see this change now or in the future. These groups want to make it clear that they object to this proposed change because it will affect 11,700 acres of pristine desert, from Peralta Trails community to Entrada Del Oro community, on the north side of the US 60. If the Comprehensive plan is changed, it could allow for manufacturing, warehouses, commercial, power plants, and who knows what! This would destroy the sensitive desert landscape, where fragile and endangered desert plants grow, its unique desert wild life, such as: Javelina herds, bob cats, mountain lions, deer, and many more. Also, so very import, are the Native American artifacts, along with access to Hieroglyphic Canyon Trail, and approximately 15 other trials that reveal hidden waterfalls and views of the Native American hieroglyphics.
This change will destroy the beautiful Superstition Wilderness, that is for all of AZ, and for the visitors who come from all over the world to view, experience and enjoy this unique area. Money, greed, economic development should not be allowed to destroy this unique and irreplaceable Living Desert, some things should NOT be for sale! These groups would like to express that they are not opposed to economic development, however there is plenty of land, flat non-pristine desert in many other locations in Pinal County, who want economic development and would be better suited. In addition to destroying the Superstition Mountain Wilderness, there are other concerns such as: 1. Lack of infrastructure, water, sewer 2. Traffic congestion and pollution 3. Increased traffic accidents 4. Light pollution 5. Possible decline of home and property values 6. Loss of the local small businesses, that could be replaced by commercial chains Also, alarming has been the lack of transparency considering we are talking about 11,700 acres with such close proximity to homes and natural habitat.
ADOBE and The Gold Canyon Home Owners Alliance, are representing and protecting the Superstition Mountain Wilderness, the local homeowners, and small businesses in the area. And they are demanding a voice at the table! PROTEST “Alliance” is a grass roots organization of local residents that has formed a campaign against this change of the Comprehensive Plan, and are prepared to do everything it takes to STOP this plan change, now and in the future. ADOBE & Alliance implore the Pinal County Supervisors, Planning & Zoning Commissioners, to please take them, and those they represent in to consideration before making this decision, or any decision that will change Gold Canyon and the Superstition Mountain Wilderness forever. Make your voice heard: Join ADOBE today, see membership form in this edition, or email ADOBE at: firstname.lastname@example.org and also join the “Alliance” send them an email requesting to stay informed to: email@example.com.
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We all want to sell our homes at above asking price, but what is it that makes a seller succeed at this? Here’s our expert advice on how you can sell your home above the asking price. Ask For Less You may be surprised, but pricing your home lower than market value can have an extremely positive effect on the offers you receive. This is because a low-priced listing will stand out and will draw more attention, which boosts your chance of a bidding war. By attracting more buyers to come and look at your home, you will find more buyers who are willing to make an offer on your property. When they view your home they will see its true market value, and are then more likely to make a higher offer in hopes of outbidding others. It’s all about creating hype, and a low asking price will do just that. Wait It Out While it may be tempting to accept the first offer that comes along, in some cases, it may be better to wait and see what other offers come in. If you accept the first offer on your property you have closed the door to competition. Consider Who You’re Selling To Is your home better suited towards traditional buyers, or is it a valuable property for investors? If your home could easily be renovated and flipped, has high potential as an income property, or is in an up-and-coming neighborhood, it may be better marketed as an incredible investment property. Investors expect a return on the money that they spend so are often more willing to make a higher offer – they know those funds will come right back to them. Rock Your Renos There are several simple renovations that can add a huge amount of value to your home. The return on investment for a few small upgrades is often very worthwhile when your goal is to receive more than asking price. Make sure the flooring, kitchen, and bathrooms in your home are updated and appealing, and if not, consider upgrading these areas first. If you’re targeting investors, adding an income suite to your property may be the best investment you can make. Consider which kind of buyer you’re targeting and what areas of your home need the most TLC, and choose accordingly. Speak with your trusted real estate professional or give me a call today to learn more 480-221-7922 September 2021 | 15
by Sue Schaffer Meditation or awareness practice can facilitate mindfulness, but have you considered how creativity can lead to calming down, feeling more ourselves, more content, more connected, more appreciative of the joy and vitality of the ever living present? Most of us understood the power of art instinctively as kids: Virtually all children know the joys of sculpting something with playdough, painting something with fingers, or drawing with crayons and other materials. Other than making random doodles in the margins of a page, if you’re like most adults, you probably don’t express yourself with art as you did when you were a kid. You may not think you’re any “good” at creating art, or you may not think it’s worth your time, but art is a valuable pastime. There are many reasons that art is a great stress relief tool, even for those who don’t consider themselves artistically inclined. Results of a 2016 study published in the Journal of the American Art Therapy Association found that just 45 minutes of creative activity can reduce your stress, regardless of artistic experience or talent. Also, the creation of something beautiful can be soothing and engulfing. There are multiple ways you can engage in artistic activities to soothe your frazzled nerves, or just to deepen your inner peace and express yourself, and each has its own appeal, based on your personality and needs.
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Here are some ways that creating art can help alleviate stress: Acts as a form of self-care: Sometimes, with all of life’s responsibilities, we forget that we need and deserve downtime and self-care. With art, you have the additional benefit of being left with something beautiful (or at least interesting) to show for it. Takes your mind off things: Creating art can take your mind off of whatever is stressing you, at least for a few minutes. It’s difficult to keep ruminating on your problems when you’re focused on creating The Live it Well Place is excited to offer the community mindful creativity workshops: Mandala Monthly - A Visionary Painting Class with Sharon Gilbertson and Seeing with the Heart - A Photography Workshop with local photographer Joanne West. “Mandala” is Sanskrit for circle or completion. Mandalas are all around us, and they really represent life as we know it. The circle with a center is the basic structure found in nature, biology, geology, chemistry, physics and astronomy. Think about it. Cells have nuclei (circles with centers), atoms are circles, our solar system is made up of circles/paths/mandalas, anatomy of flowers are circles, rings on trees and minerals are also formed by circles. Join Sharon Gilbertson on Sunday, September 19th, from 1pm – 4pm for a fun, supportive and no experience needed workshop. Easy step by step instruction and all supplies included for $50.00.
Photography can be a great tool for us to manage stress and anxiety in our daily life. It really helps you to divert your mind and disconnect you from thinking anything negative. Just the activity itself of searching out the ideal picture can take your mind off the stressors of the day. You will be surprised that simply identifying something that makes you smile can sometimes lift your mood as well. The universe is sending you messages constantly. Set your goal to see the signs. When you do, take photos of them - this helps you to explore your surroundings and practice mindfulness which is good for your mental well-being. Focus and observe through your pictures what is it that the universe wants to let you know. Join Joanne West, Gold Canyon photographer, as she guides you through a photography workshop, ‘Seeing with the Heart’. Learn how to create powerful compositions, best camera settings, ways to make colors pop as she emphasizes autumn awesomeness with the mindfulness of creativity. Don’t miss this opportunity! Workshop is $30.00 on Saturday, October 2nd, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm. All levels of camera users are welcome, even a cell phone will work. Creativity and mindfulness work well together, forming a way to experience and artistically express emotions, and cultivate new opportunities for navigating life thru thoughts, passion, hopes, and needs – finding fresh perspectives and changing patterns of thinking. Details for these workshops can be found at www.liveitwellaz.com or call 480388-9808. Be sure to sign up in advance as space is limited. We also invite you to stop in and learn about all the mindful activities that Live it Well offers at 6607 S. Kings Ranch Road.
Seed Library Growing at Actual Library The need for a new and improved garden, tackling food insecurity, and an Eagle Scout project has the Apache Junction Public Library set to offer free seeds for checkout. On September 7, the library joins a growing number of organizations nationwide intent on engaging and encouraging community members to keep their eyes to the stars and their hands in the dirt as they experience the joy and benefits of gardening. “Our mission is to provide education, technology, information and entertainment to all members of our community. Making seeds available is another resource toward that goal,” said Pam Harrison, the director of the library. Harrison said she envisions the collection as a vital element of a community-wide partnership that supports gardeners of all levels, and provides needed resources toward Apache Junction residents’ path to greater sustainability. “A backyard garden is the first defense against food insecurity and the instability of the food chain,” she added. The U.S. Department of Agriculture defines food insecurity as the lack of access to adequate, nutritional food to sustain an active and healthy lifestyle for everyone in a household. Statistics posted on the Superstition Community Food Bank’s website show 1 in 7 seniors, 1 in 5 adults and 1 in 4 children in the surrounding area are food insecure. Myra Garcia, the organization’s executive director, reported the food bank distributes 35 to 45 pounds
of food per month to around 40,000 people a year. Lifelong Apache Junction resident Lloyd Stenglein approached staff about starting the seed collection. Working toward Eagle Scout, the Boy Scouts’ highest rank, the 18-year-old recent graduate from Faith Christian School in Mesa collected funds and supplies and furnished the display cabinet and first batch of seeds. Stenglein explained he wanted to give back to the library because it was a big part of his childhood — particularly the “amazing kids” area. Though still in the firm grasp of summer, September is the perfect month to start vegetable seeds for a winter garden. Find the complete list of available seeds from beans to squash on the library’s website. Checked out your seeds, but don’t know where to start? Browse the gardening section for an array of helpful books — including those specific to the fickle nature of the Sonoran desert. The library also expects to host experts in their field for presentations about gardening, health and nutrition, and will offer STEM and SciStarter’s Citizen Science projects for all ages. While you wait for your seeds to sprout, watch the monthly virtual cooking program “Interlibrary Kitchen” on Facebook and Instagram. Staff members, Leah Martin from Apache Junction Public Library and Megan Carbiener of Coolidge Public Library dish up recipes and laughs in equal measure.
Time Flies! By Marcia Nelson The Cactus Wren signals the waning evening light as he gives a familiar cry that will cease the daily flights. As a new day brightens, that sentry of the sky will give a wakeup call and the others heed his cry. Throughout the day this bossy bird Seems to serenade the air. Perched high above on roof tops with his usual taunting flair! But soon the evening shadows will again paint the sky as that familiar soulful voice calls from somewhere way up high. It’s really nice to know that Nature has a way to regulate the cadence of each and every day!
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IN THE KITCHEN
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In August Gold Canyon STRONG Celebrated it's 1 year anniversary.
Margaret’s Tuna Patties
This is one of my favorite recipes my mom made. It is fast and easy to make and healthy! Ingredients: • 1 - 12oz can of Solid White Albacore Tuna, drained • ¼ cup chopped (approximately)
Mom’s Date Bars
This recipe is a favorite my mom would make. My brother and I would fight over the last piece!
FOR THE FILLING:
• 2 cups chopped dates, small pieces • 1 cup water • Cook to a boil • ADD: • 2 Tbls flour • 1/3 c sugar • Cook until thick – then let cool down
Add: • ½ cup chopped walnuts • 1 tsp vanilla • 1 tsp lemon juice • Set aside
• ¼ cup chopped red bell peppers FOR THE CRUST: Cream together (approximately) • ¾ cup brown sugar • 1 or 1 ½ egg, beatened • 6 Tbls butter • Bread crumbs – just enough to Add: bind together • ¾ cup flour • A couple dashes of Black Pepper • ½ tsp salt and Dill Weed to taste • 1 tsp cinnamon • 1 ¾ cup old fashioned oatmeal Mix all ingredients together and divide into four even balls. Spray a Grease an 8”x8”x2” pan. Pat ½ the crumb nonstick pan with a little Pam or olive crust mixture into pan. Add filling, spread oil. Flatten balls into patties and put evenly. Top with remaining crumb crust, pat in pan. Cook on medium heat until down. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for browned, then flip and cook on other 40 minutes. Let cool before cutting into bars. side until done. ENJOY!! Any questions or comments please contact Marsha at Marsha.Dorris.Realtor@gmail.com
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We're becoming known as a group that brings Sunshine to Gold Canyon by offering the community several events each month, most of which are free. The events are sponsored by our small businesses and community members who help to donate toward the cost of food and entertainment at the events or items that can be given as prizes, for example. We support health and wellness and our goal is to get people out to try new experiences and to get to know others in their community. Our upcoming events include the following: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2021 AT 5:30 AM MST – 7:15 PM MST CPR and AED non-certified training session THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 AT 4 PM MST BINGO Gold Canyon STRONG Style SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2021 AT 11 AM MST – 2 PM MST 2nd Annual Bike Brigade and Food Truck Event SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2021 AT 9 AM MST – 2 PM MST Gold Canyon STRONG'S Vendor Fair SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2021 AT 2 PM MST – 3 PM MST GROOVIN' WITH SANTA SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 2022 AT 10 AM MST – 1 PM MST Walk for Wellness and Win Please Visit our website goldcanyonstrong.wixsite.com/community for further details.
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National Public Lands Day Lower Salt River Cleanup Event! Join Natural Restorations as we explore the riverbanks and trails along the Lower Salt River while removing scattered trash along the way. bags, trash grabbers, & the dumpster. If you would prefer to use a bucket, you're welcome to bring a bucket for trash but you will need to walk it to the designated dumpster each time it's full. If you want to bring a kayak or paddle board to remove trash from the water, we would love to have you join us. We will not have a shuttle available so you will need to stay around Phon D or make other shuttle arrangements.
Everyone is welcome, including youth volunteers when they are accompanied & supervised by a parent, guardian, or adult group leader. We would be happy to sign off on service hours or provide a Confirmation of Volunteer Service letter for youth volunteers. Date: Saturday September 25th Sign-in: 7:30-8:00 a.m. Safety Briefing: 8 a.m. Cleanup starts: after safety briefing Please arrive 25-30 minutes early so you can park and get signed in. Everyone is meeting at Phon D Sutton Recreation Area in the large parking lot for sign-in, safety briefing, and game plan for the morning. When you arrive at Phon D, take the 2nd left into the second section of the first parking lot. Once you park, come over to the shaded picnic area towards the back of the parking lot to sign in at the green Natural Restorations tent. Plan your route ahead of time in case we are in a spot where we can’t get cell signal. *Our location along the Lower Salt River is subject to change due to weather or river water levels. We will let everyone know if anything needs to change.
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Phon D Sutton Recreation Area, Fort McDowell, Arizona. Once the safety briefing and group photo are done, everyone is going to spread out. You can stay at Phon D Sutton or you can go up river to another recreation site if you are familiar with the area. We will be covering Phon D Sutton all the way up to Water Users Recreation Area where the tubers put in. Everyone will meet back at Phon D at noon for a free raffle. Everyone will receive a free raffle ticket at sign-in. We will have a designated 40-yard dumpster at Phon D for everyone to put their trash in so we can get an accurate weight of the amount of trash everyone helped remove. What to wear: Check the forecast & dress accordingly. Please wear clothing & shoes that can get dirty, muddy, and possibly wet. Wear long pants, thick-sole & closed toe sturdy shoes (no flipflops/ sandals), a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen. If you have water shoes, waders, or an old pair of shoes, this would be a great time to use them. If you prefer to stay on dry land, that's totally fine. What to bring: Please bring a reusable water bottle or hydration backpack. We will have coolers with water & ice for you to refill. We will provide gloves,
Snacks: We will have snacks for volunteers. If you have any dietary restrictions, you may want to bring your own snack. Tonto Recreation Pass: You do NOT need one to participate in the event! Bathrooms: There are vault toilets open to the public. Free Volunteer Raffle: We are hosting a free volunteer raffle at noon for participating volunteers. Everyone will receive a raffle ticket at sign-in, must be present to win. As we get closer to the event, we will let you know what's in the raffle. We will also have Natural Restorations branded t-shirts, stickers, and Tru Flasks available for a donation. Natural Restorations is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in Gilbert, Arizona. Youth Groups: If you need youth registration paperwork ahead of time for parent/guardian signatures, please email us at email@example.com and we will email them over to you. Large Groups: Please have your group leader email us at contact@ naturalrestorations.org for a group sign-in sheet to save time the day of the event. The group leader can get everyone in their group signed in on the 25th and turn the sheets into us at the registration table. If you have any other questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
OUT&ABOUT Photography from around the area
We want to highlight YOUR PHOTOS! Email me at email@example.com. LIMIT 2 PHOTOS PER PERSON.
Longhorn on the trails by Tonimarie Tatro
Monsoon rains brings out the beauty of the desert by LeAnne Madro
Cactus Wren By Janelle Hamilton
Coyote Rock A.K.A Greevers Needle, located at the end of Idaho Rd. by Dave Leach
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Superstition Mountain by Travis Nisbett
Trichocereus Torch Cactus Bloom by Roy Fuerherm
Dove enjoying a pomegranate by William Christian
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Desert Horned Lizard by Ken Walker
My what big eyes you have by Jim Kasselmann
Photo by Collins Family
Young bobcat hiding out in the front yard in Peralta Trails by Kevin Crocker
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SOLD ....... 7081 E. JUNIPER VILLAGE ..... $1,100,000 SOLD ............ 10953 E. PALM WAY .................. $875,000 SOLD ...........2445 S FALLING STAR............ $820,000 SOLD ............. 4460 S. SALVIA DR. .............. $725,000 SOLD ....... 8366 E TWISTED LEAF DR. ........ $675,000
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