Leaving the Snow Behind

By |October 30th, 2019|

It snowed in Chicago today. I mean, it is not even Halloween, and it snowed. By way of contrast, it is mostly sunny here in PebbleCreek with a forecasted high of 72.

The weather is one of the primary reasons that 200 people arrive in the greater Phoenix area on a daily […]

Goodyear, AZ: A “Best Place to Live”

By |October 6th, 2019|

Every year, Money Magazine publishes a list of the 100 best places to live in the United States. This year, Goodyear, AZ (the home of PebbleCreek) made the list at number 22.

Other towns that made the list include Columbia, MD; Naperville, IL; Asheville, NC; and Bend, OR.

According to the Money Magazine […]

PebbleCreek Feels Like Home

By |September 20th, 2019|

Over the summer I visited Maine, New Hampshire, Cape Cod and even Chicago. As a transplant to Arizona from the midwest/east coast, I wondered how I would feel as I visited my previous geography… would I find myself drawn back to the green landscapes? The humid air? The ocean? […]

PebbleCreek Residents and the Library!

By |May 3rd, 2019|

I cannot
remember a time when I did not have a library card.

PebbleCreek
has two excellent and well-used volunteer managed libraries – one in the Eagles
Nest Clubhouse and one in Tuscany Falls. 
They are stocked with donated books and puzzles and operate on the honor
system: take anything you like and bring it back when you are done.   […]

A Day Trip To Jerome, AZ

By |April 26th, 2019|

It’s about a two hour drive from the Active Adult Community of PebbleCreek to Jerome, AZ, making Jerome an ideal destination for a brief getaway. In addition to being close – it is also more than 5,000 feet above sea level so it can be an escape from the Phoenix summer heat.

The drive is […]

Does PebbleCreek have Access to Good Medical Care?

By |April 12th, 2019|

Many of my clients want to know about medical care options in the Phoenix West Valley.

I am fortunate in that I have not yet been a huge consumer of medical care. I have a doctor. She wants me to come in twice a year. I do. I fuss about the ten […]

Music and the Arts Around PebbleCreek

By |March 12th, 2019|

There is no shortage of creative and performing arts at PebbleCreek – from participating in creative arts to attending performances by residents and touring groups. Recently, Tonic Sol Fa, a well know professional accapella group, was performing here. And just this weekend, I was able to see residents (some of whom definitely have […]

Wildlife World

By |February 21st, 2019|

Wildlife World is pretty amazing. Whether it’s that you are visiting PebbleCreek and want to venture out “beyond our gates”, or you have guests in town who want something local to explore – or you have lived here for years and just want to try something new (that would be me!) , Wildlife […]

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The Phoenix West Valley: PebbleCreek’s Backyard

By |February 8th, 2019|

Most folks don’t want to sit in their homes all day. Ultimately, the LOCATION of the home – both the primary neighborhood (PebbleCreek for example) and the broader community (such as the west valley of Phoenix), are critically important considerations when buying a house.

The west valley of Phoenix used to be […]

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Visiting Rocky Point, Mexico

By |January 8th, 2019|

Many PebbleCreekers head down to Rocky Point, Mexico (Puerto Penasco) for the occasional beach get-away.   Located on the Sea of Cortez, the beach resort village is just a four hour drive from PebbleCreek.

I went with a small group (including a teenager!) for New Year’s Eve and then spent a couple of extra days mostly watching sunrises […]

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