Category: Features

SaddleBrooke author Stuart Watkins publishes book

Fire So Hot, Make You Scoot Way Back, was just published by SaddleBrooke author Stuart Watkins. Stuart’s book has 42 pages filled with writes about love, veterans’ experiences, cowboy writes, writes for children, writes about homeless people, some funny twists and turns and some serious writes designed to make the reader pause and hopefully smile.…

This I have learned…

Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg One thing is for sure: SaddleBrookians like their music/entertainment! Whether attending the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra (SASO) or other concerts in the DesertView Theater for the Performing Arts, listening to groups perform at one of our wonderful clubs, going to plays or readings or attending any number of music venues in…

Spotlight On Advertiser: Quail Park

I turned to Ed, who was in his usual spot, a comfortable rocking chair out on the front porch, and asked him, “So Ed, tell me how you ended up moving into our community.” Ed was a talker. His two favorite topics Notre Dame football and the perfect sandwich, which according to Ed was an…

Could your genes be the key to fitting into your jeans?

Nancy Teeter, RDN Many people struggle to maintain a healthy weight and genetic research may be providing answers as to why the one-size-fits-all model of nutritional guidance doesn’t work. The study of gene-diet interactions forms the emerging science known as nutritional genomics (nutrigenomics). One of the things nutritional genomics aims to understand is why some…

Biggest snake in Arizona?

Gary and Dorothy Wood We discovered this as we exited the 335-foot-long Arizona Trail tunnel under Interstate 10 east of Vail. Shown are SaddleBrooke hikers Brian Hand (standing) and Steve Aiken. Photo by Gary Wood.

In Passing

  William E. Sattler William E. Sattler, 71 of Valparaiso, IN passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018. He was born October 1, 1946 in North Canton, Ohio to Guy and Inez (Hendricks) Sattler, graduated from Whetstone High School in Columbus, Ohio. He received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Ohio State University where he was…

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Louise Grabell Ants, ants, ants in your pants! Have you ever found a trail of very busy ants scurrying across your patio from one location clear across your yard to another? I’ve found ant highways going around the pool, across the patio, up into the garden and over the wall into the common area. In…