Sounds of Summer

This column by author and artist Gerry Niskern appeared in the Scottsdale Republic on Thursday. From kids’ cries of joy to falling rain, summer sounds delight Do the sounds of summer take you back to memories of childhood? Sometimes the charisma of summer is all in the sounds. Try to re­call the sound of the […]

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Hidden Letters to the Editor: Budget, Bonds, Deficit

Saturday’s Scottsdale Republic contained a number of interesting things you won’t be able to find in their online version at AZCentral. These included another masterful opinion piece by Grant Martin on the city council’s bond vote last week; a pretty accurate “My Turn” from Councilman Bob Littlefield to counterbalance Martin; and a Beth Duckett story […]

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Buy Scottsdale Stuff

I finally got around to building an online “store” where you can purchase Scottsdale-related items. I’ve started by adding a few books that I have on my own bookshelf, and that I recommend to friends and visitors. Please let me know if you have favorites of your own that aren’t on my short list, and […]

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