From The Publisher


     
  • Open Doors: Our Hearts Need Art

    So, here we are, 20-plus weeks into a global pandemic and the daily stress it has caused on all people, all places and all things. The flow of information for our local nonprofit arts and culture organizations...

    • Posted August 4, 2020
  • Open Doors: Let’s Plan With Hope in Our Hearts

    The end of May is our time to evaluate things here at Frontdoors, followed by time I take each June to set goals for my personal life. This year, I find myself with more lead time to...

    • Posted May 7, 2020
  • Open Doors: Let’s Plan With Hope in Our Hearts

    The end of May is our time to evaluate things here at Frontdoors, followed by time I take each June to set goals for my personal life. This year, I find myself with more lead time to...

    • Posted April 2, 2020
  • Open Doors: Defining Moments

    These times will change everything The first week of March was my last glimpse of “normal.” I attended several nonprofit fundraisers and planning meetings. My kids went to school for 3rd and 8th grade each day. We...

    • Posted April 2, 2020
  • Open Doors: Arizona’s ‘Antiques Roadshow’ Treasures Revealed!

                It’s finally time to see the three episodes of “Antiques Roadshow” that were filmed at Desert Botanical Garden back in April 2019. I was honored to visit the set during filming, bring a beloved family heirloom...

    • Posted March 5, 2020
  • Open Doors: The Valley Arts and Culture Scene Is Blooming

                It’s time to take another peek into the Frontdoors Arts & Culture Calendar and reserve some dates and tickets before I blink and miss it. The next few months are filled with classics, new works, tons...

    • Posted February 6, 2020
  • Open Doors: Ready to Spa … art the New Decade? I am!

                Several Valley resorts have undergone significant renovations over the past few years. And, of course, this included their luxurious spa offerings. The Alvadora Spa at the Royal Palms Resort (royalpalmshotel.com/well-being) has even added an in-house herbalist,...

    • Posted January 1, 2020
  • Open Doors: 2019 — The Year of YES!

                When I look at the covers of the dozen 2019 issues of Frontdoors Magazine, I am quickly reminded how each story came to be. Some of them are people I have known for decades, other stories...

    • Posted December 5, 2019
  • Open Doors: Networking and Philanthropy go Hand-in-Hand

    One of the best things I have done since becoming the publisher of Frontdoors Media is taking time to go to as many women’s networking groups as time allows. I expected to find out what charities fellow...

    • Posted November 7, 2019
  • Open Doors: Lessons from Service

                My close friends have heard me say these words many times: “Everyone should have to work as a waiter or in retail for at least six months. It would make for a more understanding world.”            ...

    • Posted October 3, 2019