Our Equinox went to Community Tire Pros for service this morning. I had made the appointment recently when I talked with them about advertising in our Royal Palm newsletter (they will do so). Daryl Layne is their new manager and I had gone to him at his previous employer for a couple of years. Community Tire Pros is a local Arizona firm with six shops in Phoenix and one in Glendale. I went to the one in the Metro Center area. I was in and out in about an hour. Continue reading Community Tire Pros. Gate turmoil. Women on the Go.
Yesterday our temps were below normal, today they were around normal, and our forecast is for several below-normal days ahead. Normal for this time of year is around 107°, and the 103-104 range feels good. However, the humidity is rising with the monsoon shift and we are seeing towering cumulus clouds building up to the north and the east in the afternoon and a more general cloud cover in the evening. Definitely a sign that there is more moisture in our atmosphere! Continue reading Forecast: below normal. Management crisis at Royal Palm.
Starting today, the entry gate to Royal Palm Community will be closed all the time instead of just from 6 PM to 6 AM. This is in response to a number of factors: an increase in traffic in and out of the gate having nothing to do with Royal Palm and its residents, an increase in transients entering the Park and the potential for mischief, and an increase in unease of Royal Palm residents. The Park is (or was) advertised as a gated community and many residents plus the new managers want it to be that way. This will require a change in a number of behaviors. Continue reading Elaine nails. Park gate is closed. Ladder on a rack.