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Is Spite and Malice Really a Card Game?

Runs, sets, bids and tricks. Regular card games and players abound at Paradise Valley Estates. Learn about some of our groups, the games they play and how they got their start.

Local Planner: Sonoma Raceway

Scratch your motorsports itch with wide-ranging gearhead-friendly events at Sonoma Raceway. Watch NASCAR stars or local public drag racing or drifting programs plus preferred military pricing for retirees.

We Were Spoiled Rotten, and We Loved It

The next to last installment of the Journey North included many outdoor excursions within the Pacific Northwest and an unexpected — and much welcomed — fluff and fold laundry service for the travelers.

Football is in the Air

The Naval Academy’s mascot — a goat named Bill — is a popular sideline good luck charm at the annual Army-Navy game and kidnapping target for rival Army cadets.

Onward to the North

The journey north continued with visits to several national parks, Lewis and Clark’s campsite and several close (and welcome) encounters with one traveler’s relatives.

It’s Not the End of the World

One resident discovers the joy in giving the steering wheel over to others after a lifetime of carpooling, errands and countless miles of driving.

An Irish Christmas

From the gentle huff of a Lionel train to silly family singalongs, Christmas traditions are an unforgettable joy.

The Store at Paradise Valley Estates Adds Second Location

With the opening of The Ridge, our newest neighborhood, our Life Plan Community’s resale boutique — The Store — received a major upgrade.

The BIG Foxhole

One officer’s journey through the Army headquarters hierarchy trains him for a real-world assignment: parenting.