The mourning doves that have nested near our back yard in previous years are back — we hear their cooing morning, noon, and yes, even at night. Thank goodness it is a soothing sound. We’re glad it isn’t a family of ravens! A pair of jays also have nested nearby, they and the squirrels are in constant battle over rights to the baby acorns just beginning to grow on our back yard oak trees. Fun to watch!
It has been said that to stay young at heart one should keep open to new thoughts and experiences and never quit learning.
April is such a cheerful month; filled with bright sunshine, warm breezes, birdsong and best of all in Rim Country, a multitude of blossoming trees.
Listen up! I’m starting a campaign to banish the word “basically” from our vocabulary.
Drive through any neighborhood in Payson and you are sure to see people walking their dogs — I don’t know if any survey has ever been done, but it seems to me that Payson has one of the largest dog populations in the country.
Love — What a strange thing it is… I hope you all had a happy Valentine’s Day.
January is Get Organized Month, time to clean out files, closets, the pantry and if you are really in a cleaning frenzy, even the garage.
Senior Moments Column
Happy New Year! Up go the new calendars. The earliest known calendars date back some 10,000 years, although primitive man undoubtedly had some method of marking the passage of time.
Welcome to December — this year the month has five Saturdays, five Sundays and five Mondays.
Happy Thanksgiving! What are you most grateful for on this holiday?