Category: May 2022

Boomers Take the Show on the Road

Susan Parker The Baby Boomers took the show on the road this month. They all had a swinging good time at Big Shots Golf. Big Shots is located just south of the Tanger Outlet Mall. The venue offered food and beverages, and everyone had the opportunity to take a few swings! If golf was not…

Sassy Stampers Edged with a Braid

Cherlyn Conway The braided edge card was April’s project card for the Stampers who attended classes on April 16. This class project was brought to us by Debbie Warrick. As with most of the monthly presentations, there were skeptics among us. Could we handle this card? Of course, there was no reason to have doubts,…

Discover Genealogical Gold!

Jo Ann Evans On April 11 Genealogy Club Board member and professional genealogist Emily Richardson presented an excellent workshop for beginners called Discovering FamilySearch. FamilySearch, a free website, now offers more than 14.3 billion searchable names and images of historical records from ancestral homelands all over the globe. Yes, you read that right—14.3 billion—and that…

Democratic Club Makes Denton a ‘Litter’ Bit Cleaner

Vicki Baker (Contributors: Richard Kushmaul and Scott Baker) A simple question was posed: “What would Denton be like if everyone picked up at least one piece of litter?” The city challenged its residents to do just that as part of the “Great American Cleanup” campaign, the country’s largest community-based improvement program. Denton, one of more…

Long-Delayed Guest Visits Happy Potters

Lynne Kelsey Two years ago, members of the Robson Ranch Happy Potters attending the Texas Clay Festival in Gruene were captivated by the work of Renee Lindquist of League City, who was demonstrating the use of a tool called an air pen. An invitation to present a workshop at the Ranch was extended and accepted,…

Area Ash Trees Face Double Whammy

Michele Rawleigh For many, 2021 was a rough year. That was also the case for the Denton area’s ash trees. The extended freeze during Winter Storm Uri in February 2021 caused considerable damage or outright killed several trees, including ashes. Furthermore, ashes are now also battling a killer beetle, the emerald ash borer. This 1-2…