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Notes From the Road: Ducklings and Bridges

Sunrise NewsFeathered friends: In the last few of days we have had a visit from a momma duck and her six teenage ducklings, and just yesterday another mother duck showed up with brand-new ducklings in tow. We figure they were hatched at a neighboring pond and visit the Sunrise Springs for the view and abundance…

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24 Jun 2016
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Notes from the Road: Alonso Rael Property

The swimming pool is open and warming up. Sunrise has new golf carts and the Sunrise staff has been working on putting the new beds on the backs. The replacing of all the patio gates at the casitas is complete as is the repair of the Moonhouse deck. The addition of the shade-sails to the…

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22 Jun 2016
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Water: The Most Vital Nutrient

Think of snow melting and water flowing. A recent study found that healthcare professionals undervalued the importance of proper hydration—not just for physical health, but for mental health. Water is by far our most vital nutrient, but you wouldn’t know that from how often we neglect it. Mild dehydration can occur easily; a study of the…

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20 Jun 2016
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Doodle Power

Designer Milton Glaser said: “When you draw an object, the mind becomes deeply, intensely attentive. And it’s that act of attention that allows you to really grasp something, to become fully conscious of it.”In recent years abundant research has shown that in our age of ubiquitous gadgetry, drawing pictures by hand and doodling are critical…

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13 Jun 2016
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Notes from the Road: Cabeza de Baca aka C’de Baca

Ladybugs Don’t let the genteel name fool you—these tiny animals are voracious predators. In an effort to thwart an invasion of unwanted creatures, our leading horticultural and animal-experience expert, Danielle, has unleashed 70,000 of the beetles around the property. An adult ladybug can eat up to 50 aphids in a day and 5000 aphids in…

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