Oracle’s Hidden Gem

Chelsae’s Confectionz Etc.: Chelsae and Simon Hanson NatureKind Owner Angela Burton Stuart Watkins What is an African sulcata tortoise you may wonder? Well, most people call them tortoises, or big…

Silver Belles Gotta Dance

Michele Gildner The Silver Belles roared into 2020 ready to dance, with a slate of scheduled spring performances and a few new, flattering and fun additions to our costume wardrobes.…

Community Circle Players

The CCP production team has searched high and low, near and far, and looked to each other for ideas on how we can safely present live theatre in SaddleBrooke. Postponement of the fall production will help our actors, beloved audience members, plus SaddleBrooke TWO banquet staff remain healthy and stay safe. (Photo by Steve Weiss)

Theatre News from Community Circle Players in SaddleBrooke Shawne Cryderman As Shakespeare’s Falstaff observed, discretion is the better part of valor—and so he lived to fight another day. That is not an exact quote but it sums up Community Circle Players’ decision to abandon, for now, its plans to present a show this November. Not…

GLAAS Zoom Meeting with Roberta Dunn, LGBT Activist

GLAAS member Roberta Dunn

Jo Ann Ellison On August 14, 2020, GLAAS member Roberta Dunn shared her experience as an LGBT-rights activist and transgender woman at a special members-only Zoom event. Roberta and her wife of 36 years moved to SaddleBrooke last year from Charlotte, N.C. She retired to Charlotte after a forty-year career in the computer/telecommunications industry. She…

Oracle’s Hidden Gem

Chelsae’s Confectionz Etc.: Chelsae and Simon Hanson

Stuart Watkins What is an African sulcata tortoise you may wonder? Well, most people call them tortoises, or big turtles. Angela Burton raises them, and does other things that keep her busy, such as hiking, making her own lip balm, her own natural deodorant, and teaching an on-line art-mixer course. Angela started NatureKind seeking a natural-based…

This I Have Learned…

Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg It was time to get my hair—ahem—colored again. So, I visited a nearby salon. When I walked into the cramped salon the owner was busily tending to a customer. He casually turned to me, sized me up and down, and said: “Do I know you?” I said that he had given…