The MountainView Lady Putters are just like you

Eileen J Snearly “We’re just like you/you got your friends just like I got mine.” –Miranda Lambert There’s golf and then there’s other things. MountainView Preserve Lady Niners is an…

A special Flag Day

Pat Cox Catalina Mountain Elks Lodge No. 2815 held an impressive Flag Day and Flag Retirement ceremony at the lodge for the third consecutive year since moving the venue from…

Hop aboard the FSL New Mexico bus tour!

Nancy McCluskey-Moore and Jim Cowlin Spanish exploration and colonization in the Southwest took place over nearly 300 years. Nowhere is it more evident than in New Mexico where Spanish heritage…

Liberty Walking half dollars

Ken Marich We all probably remember getting Liberty Walking (LW) half dollars as change in the 1950s and 60s. Today we rarely see these coins in circulation as they are all collector’s items and contain about $10 worth of silver. The LW half dollar was issued by the U.S. Mint from 1916 to 1947 and…

A tribute to Martha

Sandra Sowell Martha, Martha, the birthday girl Each morning she takes us for a little whirl Zigging this way and that Along boulevard and cul-de-sac The pleasure of it is quite a pearl Martha Hackworth, that is. “Fearless, spirited and glamorous” as former SaddleBrooke Hiking Club President Michael Reale has described her. And so she…

Tennis quilt presented

Captain Betsy Harrigan, Co-Captains Bonnie Johnson and Shari Schneider, Tami Graeber, Carol Zupancic, Cinda Haugsby, Kay Sullivan, Jan Mattson, Mimi Israelson , Janet Fabio, Joannie Dragon and Lynne Donovan; not shown, Janice Tuttle

Tami Graeber and Mary Jo George USTA Southwest Sectionals Tennis championships were held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the week of September 15 through 22. SaddleBrooke’s own Doubles Troubles Ladies 6.0 Tennis Team (Captained by Betsy Harrigan), represented southern Arizona in the fierce competition. A dozen team members along with many spouses and fans traveled to…

Rumor has it that…

You must not know about our fun filled Thursday Night Bridge Pairs Club. Why else have you not joined us? For various reasons, many of our former players are no longer among us. Therefore, we are eagerly seeking bridge players who would like to join us as we play in the gorgeous Activity Center at…

Artist of the Month – November 2014

Artist of the Month, Elena Willets

SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild’s Artist of the Month is Elena Willets. A SaddleBrooke resident since 2003, Willets has been studying art since early childhood. Since her father was an artist, her parents encouraged her to draw and paint in whatever medium she wanted to explore. Willets says, “I had an early interest in drawing and…

Local area holiday happenings

A live tour of Bethlehem at Vista de la Montana Methodist Church.

Walk to Bethlehem Donna Langwig Vista de la Montaña United Methodist Church presents Walk to Bethlehem on December 10, 11 and 12, 2014, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. You are invited to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas and Walk to Bethlehem at Vista United Methodist Church. This is an interactive, family friendly journey through…