Category: September 2022

Word of the Month: Eggcorn Reader Comments

David Zapatka July’s WOTM word, “eggcorn,” resulted in a flurry of reader comments. “Just read your article in the Pioneer Press about eggcorns, and it made me chuckle. I didn’t realize they were called eggcorns, but I’ve encountered a few of the same “slip of the ears.” One that always annoys me is when people say ‘It’s…

Join Us! SaddleBrooke Ranch’s 7th Annual Cancer Walk

The Cancer Support Group needs your support! Last year, in the midst of a worldwide pandemic, SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR) showed the city—and ourselves—just how tough we are as we gathered together to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night. Our SBR team of almost 50 members was Strong, Brave, and Resilient! Our 7th…

Do You, or Someone You Love, Live with Mental Illness?

The Santa Catalina Social Awareness and Justice Ministry is hosting a mental health presentation at Santa Catalina Catholic Church at 14380 N. Oracle Rd. The presentation will be given by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Southern Arizona and will help you learn about mental illness and how it is possible to live a…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Writing Guild

The SaddleBrooke Ranch Writing Guild is a group dedicated to improving our writing skills. We meet on the second Tuesday of each month in the La Vista room at the La Hacienda Club from 1 to 3 p.m. If you have any questions about the club, please contact Joy Hellard at [email protected]. Blackberry Summers Joy…

A Lesson We Can Learn from a Legendary Singer

Rev. Suzanne Marlatt Stewart This summer the long-awaited movie Elvis was on the big screen. For many of us who grew up in that era, Elvis was our idol. He was considered scandalous, known for his “gyrations,” and made rock ‘n’ roll a new era in 20th century pop culture. He combined a singularly potent mix…

Raise a Glass with SaddleBrooke Ranch Women of Wine

Deb McGiboney and Susie Morrill invite fellow wine lovers to SaddleBrooke Ranch Women of Wine (SBRWOW). We meet the third Wednesday of each month at the Ranch House Grill Event Patio. Our next gathering is Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 3 to 5 p.m. There will be a portable bar set up for you to order…

Fall Festivities at the Lavender Farm!

Carolyn Blair For those of you who may not know, Life Under the Oaks Lavender Farm is a short 10-minute drive from SaddleBrooke Ranch in the quaint community of Oracle at 1221 North Rancho Robles Road. If you are looking for a unique and beautiful place to visit this fall, come and see what we…

Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way!

Florence Messer On Saturday, Oct. 15, at 9 a.m. the SBR Memories Matter Team will be participating in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease at SaddleBrooke Ranch. It will be a 3-mile walk, and with flowers in hand and heads held up high we will continue to fight for a cure for this horrific disease.…