Category: July 2022

Word of the Month: Eggcorn

David Zapatka Is it just me or are you hearing this too? It seems more people are using words or phrases that sound like but are mistakenly used in a semi-logical or seemingly plausible way for the correct word or phrase either on its own or as part of an expression. While at Rudy’s BBQ,…

SBCO and Ranchers Promote Reading with Bookcases and Books

Nancy McCluskey-Moore First grade students at Ray School in Kearny receive a handmade bookcase and at least two books. Each child annually receives an additional two books (through the third grade) to store in their bookcases. The Rotary Club of Kearny started this program to encourage young students to read, since many come from homes…

MPMGA Serves Up Another Great Summer Bash

What could be better than free golf, free lunch, and free beer? Well, how about $1,000+ in prize money to top things off? That’s what members of the MountainView-Preserve Men’s Golf Association were treated to on June 9 in the annual Summer Bash, a scramble format held at The Preserve. Prize money was awarded to…

Using Essential Oils for Our Fur Babies

JoAnne Gaudioso We love our cats and dogs. They’re part of the family, and we want them to be healthy. Many of us use essential oils as a natural way of supporting ourselves every day, so of course we want natural solutions for our fur babies as well! Remember, essential oils have not been specifically…

Memorial Day Memories

Linda Rosenkrans A big shout-out to all those who planned and participated in the Car Show. It was a fabulous day had by all, and I met a lot of really cool people from the community. Thank you, everyone, for making this all possible!

In Passing

Thomas Edward Aaron

Thomas Edward Aaron The game of life came to a close for ardent sports fan Thomas Edward Aaron, 80, on June 21, 2022. Mr. Aaron, of SaddleBrooke, Ariz., completed the final minutes of his life’s contest with his loving wife and three children by his side. He was born Aug. 30, 1941, in Lansing, Mich.,…

Jewish Friendship Group News

Marsha Foresman The Jewish Friendship Group (JFG) has had an active and rewarding season. We were able to meet in person for all activities, which allowed new members to join us. On the morning of May 12, Carol Gordon hosted the Ladies’ Coffee. All interested members were able to attend, as the coffee was held…

Ready to Give Meditation a Try?

Suzanne Marlatt Stewart With so much chaos in the world, we can be pulled into various degrees of negativity. At times, we can become fearful, angry, or frustrated. So, the question is how to stay centered, peaceful, and loving. Spiritual meditation is the act of focusing your thoughts on a higher power or purpose. It…

Open Studio Builds Skills and Friendships

Connie Kotke, Publicity Chair Every Monday, members of the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild gather in the Topaz Room at the Arts & Crafts Center at MountainView Clubhouse for open studio time. This is a valuable opportunity to improve skills in a relaxing environment. Artists can pause and ask others for advice or for help in…