CCSB Welcomes New Members

Left to right: Lori and Michael Eby, Charlotte and Randall Graham, Donna and Robert McPherson, Barbara Vinyard, Stuart and Gale Orr, Linda and Roger Shamburg, Julie and Theodore Johnson; Not…

The Sock Hop returns!

Jane Gromelski Tuesday, Jan. 28 will be our next ’50s and ’60s Sock Hop. It will be held in the MountainView Ballroom, doors and the cash bar will open at…

Questers Experience a Vintage Christmas

Sylvia Munsen Sandi Newberry The Catalina Timewalkers chapter of Questers met in the home of member Sylvia Munsen whose home was decorated with her amazing, large collections of vintage Christmas…

Twenty Tips for Senior Softball Newbies

Terry Hurley Playing softball is not easy for people our age. Let’s face it, our reflexes, coordination, strength, speed, endurance, and vision are not what they used to be. Plus,…

STC Welcomes Pop Tennis

Jay Clayton Wilson SaddleBrooke Tennis Club has supported the health and enjoyment of all residents for many years by arranging organized tennis on courts that are provided and maintained by…

STC Welcomes Pop Tennis

Jay Clayton Wilson SaddleBrooke Tennis Club has supported the health and enjoyment of all residents for many years by arranging organized tennis on courts that are provided and maintained by our homeowner’s associations. The focus has always been on tennis as recognized by the United States Tennis Association and the program has always been to…

SaddleBrooke Super Hiker Art Priestly

Bob Simpson Art Priestly and his wife, Carole, moved to SaddleBrooke in 1994. Having taken up hiking in 1977, Art was already a seasoned hiker when he and two other local residents soon began making annual trips to Colorado to climb high mountain peaks. By 1995, Priestly (age 63) had already bagged 27 mountains, Bob…

Great Decisions Meetings

Ellen Citron The SaddleBrooke Great Decisions program will begin on Monday, Jan. 6 at 3 p.m. and will meet every other Monday through April. All meetings will be in the ballroom at the MountainView Clubhouse. The topics for the 2020 meetings are as follows: Climate Change and the Global Order As much of the world…

SaddleBrooke Hiking Club News

December Arizona Trail Work Party; Photo by Zach MacDonald.

Elisabeth Wheeler Cool temperatures and rain-soaked soils create optimal conditions for digging out catcall on the Arizona Trail. Thirteen SaddleBrooke hikers cleared a mile of trail on Dec. 4. The camaraderie continued over baked goodies and coffee afterward. Thanks to Chris Jeffries, Rick Rupp, and Seana Kobak for providing the treats. The next Arizona Trail work…

In Passing

Sharon Weihl Buckmaster Sharon W. Buckmaster, SaddleBrooke, AZ resident, passed away Nov. 29. Sharon was born in Marietta Ohio to Selden and Audrey Weihl. She married Alan Buckmaster and moved to Michigan. She worked as a Veterans Hospital volunteer and lived in Michigan – Dearborn Heights and Greenbush on Lake Huron. She moved to SaddleBrooke…

SaddleBrooke WWII Roundtable January 16

Larry Linderman The worst war in history was brought to a close when the U.S. bombed the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki using atomic weapons in August 1945. The history of the development of atomic weapons is a fascinating story. It begins with a letter sent to President Roosevelt by two eminent physicists and…