Nature’s Way: Arizona Monsoons

Gerry Tietje When we moved to SaddleBrooke Ranch a few years ago in June, we heard people talking about the monsoons arriving soon. I had visions of torrential rains like those that occur in India. Happily, this didn’t prove to be the case. Monsoons in Arizona are relatively tame by comparison, but nevertheless, have a…

Minnesota Club Bocce Event

D. Pedota On April 26, the Minnesota Club had their annual Bocce Event. We competed against 30–mile–per–hour winds, but as Minnesotans used to blustery weather, we didn’t let that stop us. The highest scoring team was the “Lake Minnetonka Monsters” (Janelle Sundberg, Linda Noble, Sheryl Eilenfeld, and Julie Dzekute) at 25 points. They beat out…

Summer of Country Honky-Tonkin’

Janelle Authur Ranch Western dancers are polishing their boots and dusting off their hats as they look forward to a summer of Country Western dancing at the Ranch. The upcoming summer lineup includes three “don’t miss this one” Country Western bands. On Friday, June 7, Anthony Taylor Jr. and the Good Ol’ Boys will return…

Celebrating Excellence: SBRMGA Champions Dinner

At the Ranch House Restaurant, champions old and new gathered for the SaddleBrooke Ranch Men’s Golf Association’s (SBRMGA) Club Champions Dinner. The event honored past and present winners, including current champion Bill Borden and stalwarts like Jeff Pharr, Ron Stenhouse, Mark Martin, Bob Christianson, and Steve Thomson. Although some champions couldn’t attend, their contributions were…