Good Golly, Miss Molly

Stuart Watkins Good Golly, Miss Molly, Why did you send me to the Heart-Break Hotel? Last time I saw, you were dancing to Splish Splash on my living room rug, how was I to know there was a party going on? Yes, I am the Great Pretender, and Smoke Gets in my Eyes, I pretend…

What Is the SaddleBrooke Swim Club All About? Part V

Competition is serious business. (Photo by Robert Shea)

Elizabeth Henley Non-Sanctioned Competition Some of our members joined the club to participate in competitive events, and many of us were convinced by a very persuasive past head coach, Coach Doug, to do so. Club members generally have participated in events sponsored by our own club, Senior Olympics, and the United States Masters Swimming association (USMS),…

This I Have Learned: Oh No! Not Today, of All Days!

Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg Ten-O-Six, Clearasil, Noxzema—remember these products from the past? They comprised the acne arsenal for the teenagers of the 1960s. Perhaps you used one, or all of them? Surely, we all know the pain of getting up one morning on a special day when, after weeks of planning for a special event, you…

Spotlight on Resident: Chris and Becky Hubbard

Chris and Becky Hubbard

Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg It is amazing how two lives intertwine—two lives who found each other despite the international odds. And so it was with Chris and Becky Hubbard, who have been SaddleBrooke residents since 2005. Becky was born on the island of Cebu, located in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. Her father…

Painting the Office Walls

Dining room table storage

Stuart Watkins So, you want to paint the office walls? Well, there are certain things that have to be done before the painter arrives. The desks can stay if they are moved to the center of the room. Be certain to unplug the computer last! The dining room table becomes a storage table. And the…

L’hitra’ot, Rabbi Seltzer

Melani Einbund Institute of Jewish Services and Studies (IJSS) April services will be held on Friday, April 23 at 7 p.m. Rabbi Seltzer will be officiating. Services will be viewed via Zoom. IJSS members will be receiving the Zoom link prior to Friday, April 23 via email. The following is a discussion with Rabbi Seltzer…