Carol Zebb

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Making moon shadows in the snow

Santa and his reindeer shouldn’t have any problem finding their way around this year — the moon will be full on Christmas!

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Plenty of things to do in Payson

Senior Moments

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?”

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Cooler days call for heartier meals

Senior Moments

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.

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Rim Country welcomes the changes of autumn

Senior Moments

Say October and what comes to mind? Halloween, of course, when mothers are busy making or shopping for costumes for their little darlings. (Maybe some fathers help with costumes, but I don’t know any.)

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Spying on September’s spectacular spiders

Senior Moments

Seems like every time I walk through my front or patio door these days, I find myself immersed in spider webs.

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Labor Day celebrates a day of the people

Senior Moments

September — the golden month! Days grow shorter, temperatures cool, afternoon showers are no longer a daily event, and gardens and orchards still yield fresh fruit and vegetables.

Celebrate Goat Cheese Month at Fossil Creek Creamery

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.

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Subtle signs the season is changing

Senior Moments

“Summer is not done yet,” August declares, as the thermometer sizzles and the Arizona sun outdoes itself.

Recalling the days before air conditioning

Midsummer — and the livin’ is easy, especially if you have a functioning air conditioner!

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Happy Fourth (or Second) of July, America!

Senior Moments

Happy Second of July!

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