Editor’s Message August 2022

“The August sun is pouring on the land,
His scorching rays, and vegetation stands
Beseeching to the skies for showers again,
And being answered like the prayers of men . . . “
– Ed Blair

It’s another hot August in the desert as we pray for the cooling relief of monsoon rains. Oh, how we look forward to fall in Arizona! The heat doesn’t seem to slow down the residents of Westbrook Village though. ‘Looks like there are still plenty of activities planned– like an ice cream social, tailgate party and lots of other fun things to do to keep everyone busy.

The talent at Westbrook Village never ceases to amaze me. See the creative art of Frieda Lemke (page 19), and the talented dancer, Traci Mann, who is assisting the Desert Dancers with choreography and dance instruction (page 35). Traci brings Broadway experience right here to Westbrook Village!

On page 8, check out the progress on the Vistas Pool renovation. How exciting to see the facilities updated and improved for our residents. Also, the Reflection Garden received a beautification grant from the City of Peoria, and this peaceful spot is receiving some love in the form of arbors, benches, panels, pergolas and more (page 33).

Make sure you see the deals offered on staycations at some of the Valley’s best resorts (page 22). This is a great way to get away for a day or two without the hassle of a big trip. Stay cool, pray for rain, and have a fabulous August!

Lori

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