EVO Swim School owner David Tait and a bevy of young swimmers eagerly await the opening of Taylor Pool and the beginning of swim lessons on May 28.
The hootin’ and hollerin’ that begins tonight in Tonto Basin will pick up again tomorrow and carry on most of the day. The down home, country hoopla will be a big part of the Fifth Annual Lorraine Cline Memorial Fund Poker Ride and benefit that kicks at 6 p.m. this evening, Friday, April 26, with a rootin’, tootin’, benefit dinner and dance beginning at 6 p.m. at The Butcher Hook in Tonto Basin.
The month of April is just about over — there are only about four days left. The Village is still showing off with the fruit trees busting with blooms and the iris and tulips are just starting to show off, along with the wild grape hyacinths.
Little G.T.O., you’re really lookin’ fine, Three deuces and a four-speed and a 389. Listen to her tachin’ up now, listen to her why-ee-eye-ine, C’mon and turn it on, wind it up, blow it out G.T.O. This weekend at Payson’s beautiful Green Valley Park, nearly 250 classic GTOs, other “muscle” and sports cars, old-time trucks, roadsters and high performance, souped-up vehicles will be on display at the 20th Annual Beeline Cruise-In Car Show.
It’s been quite a whirlwind lately; these last few months have been anything but calm. It’s good to be back in the serenity of nature enjoying a magical Pine day.
Christopher Creek is not without its mysteries. Notorious John See told his mother that he had just “kilt” his wife, Annie, before he lit out for Mexico with the silver bullion stolen from the Silver King Mine.
Earlier today I chanced on a reference to evil. A few phrases caught my eye: “Deliberate wrongdoing, hurting other people for no reason, committing senseless acts of violence ...”
The benefit barbecue dinners, cooked deep-pit style by outdoor chef Albert Hunt, have been a highlight of Lady Longhorn softball seasons for more than a decade.
Stop by Sidewinders Saloon at the corner of Highway 87 and Hardscrabble Mesa Road from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, April 21 for the Second Annual Casino Day for the Justice McNeeley Foundation.
The air smells so sweet with the blossoms just starting to come into full bloom on the apple trees.
Who’s the leader of the club That’s made for you and me? M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E Hey there, hi there, ho there, You’re as welcome as can be. M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E
I’m sitting here “thinking on paper” — letting words flow from my head, through the keyboard, to the screen. I have a question. One I’ll bet you ask yourself once in a while.
Christopher Creek is just 12-1/2 miles west of the O W ranch, as the crow flies if you could get a crow to fly that way.
Hello again, fellow Creekers. Here are a couple of things I should have had in last week’s column:
Payson High School Athletic Director Don Heizer and track coach Jonathan Ball know now what poet Robert Burns was thinking when he penned in 1786 his apology to a mouse writing, “The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men (often go awry)”.