Giving Thanks

The Young Adult Volunteers have Arrived!

National Park Club Day Trip to Tumacacori Festival!

2019 Solheim Cup Tournament at SaddleBrooke Ranch

Pickleball Club Players Shine at Margaritaville

Giving Thanks

Hosts Jan Storey and Jon Swanson, ready to bring more pans of homemade lasagna to the buffet; photo by Camille Esterman v Camille Esterman The invitation from Jan Storey and…

The Young Adult Volunteers have Arrived!

Emma, Haley, Katie, and Laura at MSPC share their experiences with congregants. Nan Nasser Six young women arrived in Tucson to begin a year as a young adult volunteer in…

Pickleball Club Players Shine at Margaritaville

Beth Chamberlin In November, more than 2,000 pickleball players travelled to Indian Wells, CA to complete in the Margaritaville USA Pickleball National Championships. This is pickleball’s premier event with more than 4,000…

Glowing in the Dark

First place winners (front): Mike and Lori Eby, (back): Larry and Sandee Bickelhaupt (photo by Camille Esterman and Connie Garrison)

Camille Esterman Unfavorable weather conditions and re-seeding operations limited the times the Ranchette Putters could meet in October and November. However, a Moonlight Couples Putting Event provided a great opportunity for everyone to putt, socialize, and ‘glow’ in the dark. The event was limited to 54 couples, who were assigned to teams of four or…

A “Novel” Way to Look at Your Faith Walk

Judy Miller If you’re puzzled about how to live out your daily faith walk and would like to hear how other Christian “walkers” are doing it, come to Judy Miller’s home on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 1:30 p.m. to preview the novel, Sensible Shoes by Sharon Garlough Brown. It follows the stories of four women as…

Gold Sponsor Joins Putters for Brunch

Allison Honeycutt, from Golf Cars of Arizona, enjoys brunch with Linda Santevanac, Vice President of the Ranchette Putters.

Camille Esterman In spite of the fact that the SaddleBrooke Ranch putting green was closed, 80 Ranchette Putters enjoyed a holiday burrito brunch with Allison Honeycutt, from Golf Cars of Arizona. Breakfast options included sausage, ham, bacon, or vegetarian burritos—all accompanied with salsa and prepared at the Bistro. As the general manager and service manager at the…

Mahjongg Players Score at the Ranch

Participants are (left to right) Janelle Authur, Gale Hall, Elaine Brown, Betty Ryan, Janice Neal, Kate Thomson (third place overall tournament), Gail Latimer, Judie Townsend, Alyce Grover, Debbie Shelton (first place overall tournament), Brenda Pooler, Bonnie Goldman, Sharon Farber, Nancy Stirling (tied for second place overall tournament), Linda Sentivanac, Kathy Keasling (tied for second place overall tournament), Marie Astaire, Monica Gustafson, Nancy Carol, and Rainie Warner.

Janelle Authur Twenty Ranch mahjongg players participated in the SBR Fall 2019 Mahjongg Tournament on Nov. 14 in the Escondido Room at the Ranch House Grill and Brewery. The tournament was the third sponsored by the SBR Mahjongg Club and, given the continued success of the event, plans are underway for a fourth tournament on Thursday,…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Adopt–A–Family “Wrap up”

Kim Schweitzer “Adopting” a family for Christmas is an incredible way to help our neighbors and feel good about doing it. This year, Linda Russell, the Adopt–A–Family coordinator asked me if the residents at SaddleBrooke Ranch could fulfill all the children’s wishes from Mountain Vista School in Oracle. In the past, residents of SaddleBrooke and…

A Summer Get Away

Ed Melnick The summer of 2019 proved to be challenging to even the most diehard SaddleBrookers. A unique way of avoiding the heat and experience a “cooler” summer is to venture north to Logan, UT. They politely call us “Summer Citizens,” which really means people of our age. You will have the opportunity to take…