Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast
Arizona Hour Driven by Sanderson Ford
Spend your morning with Rosie on the House!
Tune In as we rediscover #Pinetop-Lakeside | Community Services Manager Tony Alba will join us to discuss his background, and information on the region!
Our Staycation Winner Mike G gives us the rundown of his Pinetop-Lakeside Staycation!
Katie Stumbo of Go Conquer Fitness talks tips & tricks of keeping yourself accountable and healthy.
Win State Park Passes at 7:20AM!
Sponsored by our friends at Sanderson Ford!
Outdoor Living Hour - Urban Farming with Greg Peterson
Farmer Greg of the Urban Farm joins us to talk about the #GreatAmericanSeedUp!
Homeowner Topic: Financing That Remodel
If you are ready to get serious about the remodeling process the next step is figuring out the funding aspect of the project. Let's discuss the more common methods of financing home improvement that we have seen our customers use over the years.
Homeowner Topic: Open Lines!
Got a question? Call In!
September Home Maintenance To-Do | #GoodSpiderBadSpider
Katie Stumbo of Go Conquer Fitness discusses the importance of balance exercises as we age. Maintaining proper balance to avoid falls and serious injuries.
Katie describes what you can do about it and some of the exercises she includes in her training classes.
Why Baby Boomers are generally in better shape than anyone in their 40s or younger today.
How to keep from getting to the point where balance and flexability becomes an issue.
What is proprioception and why its important to know.
Lack of physical activity requires skills and most important DEDICATION.
Karla Amador co-founded The 52 Hike Challenge to help people find empowerment and healing by getting outdoors and hiking. She tells her story. Joining her is local ambassaor Shelia and how she began her hike challenge helping others.
52 Hike Challenge has over 36k members, but have impacted millions.
Community Services Manager Tony Alba talks about the White Mountain town of Pinetop-Lakeside. And our Staycation winner Mike Gillespie talks about his trip to Pinetop-Lakeside.
Taking about the Great American Seed Up Thousands of pounds of seeds in bulk for a wide variety of vegetables, grains and herbs to start growing your unique garden.
There's a movement worldwide to get people to grow their own food.
Seeds have a long shelf life in cool dark dry places.
Once planted, seeds have an amazing adaptability.
CALLER: Had terrible luck planting ananazi beans last year. He started them in March. Any solutions.
Bill talks about the adaptability of older seeds. Example is corn. Its basically a tropical grass that has prospered all over the world.
Uptown Farmers Market. Every Saturday and Wednesday morning in Phoenix.
Bill talks about the oldest recorded ancient agriculture dig near Tucson. Producing chapalotte corn. Led to the spread of growing corn in other cultures by trial and error.
Once you find something that works, share it and grow it.
Mention of Glass Gem Corn. Has its own Facebook page.
CALLER: Has a 20 year old pepper plant that died. Has a few of the seeds from that plant. How to get a new plant started.
Some seeds have to go thru the digestion of a bird for them to germinate.
Romey's story of using sunflower seeds for fly control.
Discussion of your power bill. Your 'base load' for the cooling part of your summer bill starts with April bill.
The invention of electricity goes back to the curiosity of static electricity and Ben Franklin. How it was discovered to be harnessed and distributed.
'What if' there was a statewide outage.
Discussion of the 10 utilities in Arizona who use various sources to make electricity.
Sources include Nuclear, Coal and Natural Gas. Yet they all do the same function to steam water to move turbines.
Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant needs the grid to operate. But efficient with reclamated water that can be reused many times.
Arizona is 14th in population, yet 43rd in power consumption. There's a very reasonable explanation for it.
Solar and wind make up the other components of energy.
Discussion of customers who are on the wrong rate plan and paying more for electricity than they should. Romey goes over a sample bill to explain on and off peak power consumption.
The positives to the reliability of the grid and the utilities thinking ahead to provide power.
Rosie's Cajun Joke about the fastest thing in the world :)