Every once in a while, I hear someone say, “There’s not much to do in Payson.” When I hear that, I feel like turning on the person and exclaiming “Not much to do? Where have you been?”
Ah, October in Rim Country! Invigorating air as we get to the second half of the month, lightly scented with wood smoke on chilly mornings. Sunlight slanting at an angle that in late afternoon paints everything in its path golden. Pine cones take the place of acorns on the patio.
On Saturday, Oct. 10, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. the Payson Police Department, in partnership with the Sy Harrison No. 70 Masonic Lodge and the Gila County Sheriff’s Office, is offering identification kits and GPS tracking bracelets for seniors.
Banfield Charitable Trust has awarded a $2,500 grant to assist Rim Country Meals on Wheels clients in caring for their pets for the second year.
If it seems a little crowded in Payson lately, it may be because August is the month chosen most frequently for vacations in the United States. With temperatures at triple digits in the Valley of the Sun, it is no wonder folks head north to Rim Country.
Diabetes is a serious disease. It can lead to kidney problems, glaucoma and other eye disorders, foot ulcers, amputation of feet or legs, stroke, diabetic coma, and even death.
“Summer is not done yet,” August declares, as the thermometer sizzles and the Arizona sun outdoes itself.
Midsummer — and the livin’ is easy, especially if you have a functioning air conditioner!
Our days are growing longer! No more getting up in the dark and cold.
I’ve lived in Payson for nearly 17 years, yet I still am surprised at all that goes on around town.
“April hath a spirit of youth in everything,” wrote William Shakespeare.
Do you remember life without computers?
What a strange thing time is! It cannot be seen or heard, nor can it be felt. It is both a second and an eternity, and sometimes a second seems like an eternity.
Are you ready for more holidays?
Have you had a good laugh today?