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 By Carol L Allen    Events    

On The Cover April 2021

We salute spring in the Southwest, one of the best times of the year to get out and enjoy the wildflowers, hiking, biking, boating, fishing, bird watching, etc. The "venue menu" is endless -... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events    
Downstream Events Calendar April 2021

Downstream Events Calendar April 2021

Desert Storm 2021 is scheduled for Wednesday, April 21 through Sunday, April 25 at London Bridge Resort, Lake Havasu, Ariz. https://www.stormpokerruns.com/desert-storm.html Springtime Fun Awaits In...  Website

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover March 2021

That's the start of an old rhyme that you probably heard as a kid. However, here in the Southwest we know this and are looking forward to some of the highlights of this special season. My husband and... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Downstream Events Calendar March 2021

Daylight Savings Time Begins: March 14 The Uniform Time Act of 1966 established the system of uniform daylight saving time throughout the US. In the U.S., daylight saving time starts on the second...  Website

 

Joan Rowton

Joan Rowton is a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Auxiliary Post 720 in Phoenix. She is an Arizona photographer who turns her exceptional photos into greeting cards that are sold to benefit... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover February 2021

It goes without saying that things are different this year, that the limitations of 2020 are still affecting much of what we do and curtailing some of the events we have enjoyed in the past. However,... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Downstream Events Calendar February 2021

Lincoln's Birthday: February 12 Lincoln's Birthday is a legal, public holiday in some U.S. states, observed on the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birth on February 12, 1809 in Hodgenville...  Website

 

Arizona Yacht Club Schedules Annual Event

Mark your calendars! After much deliberation and monitoring of the COVID restrictions, this year's event will be a one-day event, but it will be a big one-day event! We're going to race all day and a...  Website

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   
On The Cover January 2021

On The Cover January 2021

With the incredibly difficult year behind us and 2021 full of hope, an ideal way to celebrate is to get out the pole and bait and go fishing! Masks? No problem. Social distancing? No problem. In... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover December 2020

'Tis certainly the season, symbolized here by the colorful cardinal on a branch of Christmas holly. Some say that the cardinal has been christened the "Christmas Bird" for its spectacular red color.... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   
AZBW WOT November 2020 Online Issue

On The Cover November 2020

The Eleventh Hour of The Eleventh Day of The Eleventh Month: At this time, we give thanks to our veterans, past and present. There are many events recognizing these special Americans and honoring... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Downstream Events Calendar November 2020

This Is A Month To Give Thanks Downstream Events Calendar November 2020Veterans Day (originally known as Armistice Day) is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, for...  Website

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover October 2020

"I was thirsty and you gave me drink" (Matthew 25:35). The Arizona Game & Fish Department, along with several wildlife organizations, has trucked and airlifted over 250,000 gallons of water to... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Downstream Events Calendar October 2020

October Calendar Filled With Seasonal Events Columbus Day: Monday, Oct. 12 Downstream Events Calendar October 2020Columbus Day is a national holiday in many countries of the Americas and elsewhere...  Website

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

In Memory

In Memory We express our sincere sympathy to the families and friends of three good friends: the Rev. Dr. Cecil Corbett, Nez Perce, past president of Cook College in Tempe; Henri Hurrier, past... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover September 2020

This photo from the National Park Service inspired the cover of this issue. As we remember the tragic events of September 11, 2001, she symbolizes to me the importance of remembering our history --... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Downstream Events Calendar September 2020

Labor Day is a federal holiday in the United States celebrated on the first Monday in September to honor and recognize the American labor movement and the works and contributions of laborers to the...  Website

 

Ed Hale

Ed Hale is the proud owner of Hales Marine Services and Transports. Ed began his journey in boating while serving in The United States Coast Guard for 10 years. After his service to our country was...  Website

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover August 2020

In the words of Margie and John Anderson who provided the motivating cover phone, "If you’re looking to get out of the heat and see some gorgeous country where it’s cool and green, I’ve got the... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

Downstream Events Calendar August 2020

Outdoors Still Has Options, But Know Before You Go It is only wise during this unprecedented time to check venues before heading out to see if there are restrictions or closures. Prescott's Trails...  Website

 
 By Carol L Allen    WOOT    August 1, 2020
Icy Cold Was The Summer

Icy Cold Was The Summer

Although the letter from London was often on our minds, Jim and I were able to enjoy our flight to Scotland, the wedding of his sister Lynn, and the delightful family of her new husband Frank. It had...

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover July 2020

During this frustrating (to say the least!) time of virus-terror and frightening unrest in our country, this issue is trying to stay optimistic, while urging you to get outdoors and enjoy venues that... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Boating    July 1, 2020

In Memory Of Lou Gerlinger

During my years at The Log newspaper in San Diego, one of my favorite mentors and friends was Lou Gerlinger, an avid boater and journalist. He had owned the publication and nurtured it during the...  Website

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover June 2020

June is a month of very special dates. On June 14, we celebrate Flag Day and its fascinating background. And, on June 21 we honor our fathers, step dads, and grandfathers. Both Flag Day and Father's... Full story

 
 By Carol L Allen    Events   

On The Cover May 2020

First, I want to acknowledge the source of this cover photo. It was one of the winners in Wisconsin's Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Auxiliary's "Young American Creative Patriotic Art" contest. This c... Full story

 

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