Tag: SaddleBrooke Gift Shop

Feline Authors Hit the Tennis Courts in Style

Carly and Charly After the successful launch of the Adventures of Carly and Charly series with How It All Began and Let’s Go Boating, we’re now headed out onto the tennis courts. Who would have guessed? In Let’s Play Tennis, we hit the courts in full gear with matching shades, shirts, and shoes, because we…

Feline Authors Launch Purrfect Adventure Series

Carly and Charly When we heard that second graders in the Oracle Elementary School District enjoyed reading our first book outlining our heartwarming adoption story as young twin cats, we couldn’t wait to donate a box of our new book, Let’s Go Boating, to SaddleBrooke Community Outreach’s Kids’ Closet. This second book in The Adventures of…

Books, Books, and Memoirs

Karen Brungardt COVID-19 gave Karen a gift, time on her hands because she had to stay home. She decided to take advantage and dug out her parents’ memoirs. Yes, both of her parents each wrote a memoir! She edited them, taking their typed manuscripts and making them into books, adding photos and other information. Her mother…

Resident Author: Stuart Watkins Has a New Book

Stuart Watkins published Tombstone, Boothill, and Short Stories, Poems, Prose, with fun twists and turns. It is available in the SaddleBrooke Gift Shop and on Amazon. Stuart writes about Western life and events, as well as a variety of topics included in this book. The last 18 pages or so include pictures of Tombstone and the…

Featured Gift Shop Artist: Kathy Sanchez

Carolyn McLean This month, the SaddleBrooke Gift Shop is pleased to introduce Kathy Sanchez, whose talents and interests are as varied as her exuberant and outspoken personality. Kathy was born in Seattle, Wash. and lived her entire life in the Pacific Northwest before coming to SaddleBrooke a year ago to enjoy the heat and desert…

Books in the Gift Shop

Stuart Watkins SaddleBrooke has a gift shop with a wonderful selection of arts and crafts made by SaddleBrooke residents. In a corner of the gift shop, there is a variety of books written by SaddleBrooke authors, and these also make great gifts, without having to order through Amazon. There are books for grandchildren; books about places…

Photography Club Says Farewell to Bob Koblewski

Barbara Wilder Bob Koblewski was known as “The SaddleBrooke Photographer.” He leaves behind a legacy of talent, energy, generosity, and kindness. In 2018, Bob was our club’s first Photographer of the Month. Fondly known to us as Bob K., he knew how to capture the essence of our community, the spirit of Tucson, and the unique…