Wild horses of the Salt River

Pam Boedeker Bob Koblewski was the first speaker of the new year for SaddleBrooke Nature Club. He will be a very hard act to follow! SaddleBrooke One knows Bob as…

RV Club members attend balloon festival

Ken Marich Twenty members of the SB RV Club attended the 46th annual Hot Air Festival held in Albuquerque, NM. This is the largest balloon festival in the world. Over…

Community Church attends World Habitat Day

Carol Thompson World Habitat Day is an international day of action that highlights the basic right of all humanity to adequate shelter. Formalized by the United Nations General Assembly in…

Want to live longer and have more fun?

Thomas Kruse, MD Experts like to say that the best form of exercise is whatever kind you’ll actually do. But a new study finds that people who do team sports…

Did the U.S. ever mint a three cent coin?

Ken Marich The answer is yes. In fact, the mint issued two different three cent coins: the three cent silver (1851 to 1873) and the three cent nickel (1865 to 1889). Following the 1848 gold rush at Sutter’s Mill, the Forty-Niners mined vast amounts of gold that had an impact on U.S. coinage. The massive…

Greetings from the Knit Wits

Bobbi Forsch Happy 2015 from the Knit Wits. This great group meets every Wednesday morning from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the SaddleBrooke One Arts and Crafts Center, Room No. 4, to knit and crochet. We welcome all skill levels and will even teach non knitters or crocheters the craft if you’re interested. Membership is…

Alzheimer’s seminar February 15

Gary Hammond SaddleBrooke Seniors and SaddleBrooke Health & Wellness are sponsoring a seminar series in early 2015. The second (of three) will be held on Wednesday, February 25 at 2:00 p.m. in the MountainView Ballroom West. Morgen Hartford, Program Director of the Alzheimer’s Association, will speak on Caregiving and Stress Issues for Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s disease…

Live long and prosper!

Carol Emerson Tai Chi is an ancient system of exercise that originated in the Taoist temples of China over 2000 years ago. The monks of the temples developed Tai Chi as a way to keep themselves physically fit while spending many hours in meditation and also as a means (they hoped) to obtain longevity, even…

Permaculture presentation

Deborah North Come join The Gardeners Exchange on February 24 at SaddleBrooke Ranch La Hacienda Club in the La Mesa Room in an eye opening discussion of the benefits of developing a permaculture in your landscape. According to Bill Mollison, the developer of the concept, “Permaculture is a philosophy of working with, rather than against…

The Let’s Dance Club shares its moves

Nancy and Neil Macdonald On the afternoon of January 2, several SaddleBrooke Dance Club members brought in the New Year with approximately 50 residents at the La Cholla Country Club Assisted Living Facility. We had a great time and so did they. Most of the folks who made up the audience were familiar with music…