Monday Morning Memo

October 19, 2020                Esperanza Estates                    Green Valley, AZ
EE Mystery Spot 
Where is this in Esperanza Estates?
Photo by Pat Sharpe
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EEHOA Board Meeting Today, Monday, Oct 19
The monthly EEHOA Board Meeting will be today, Monday, Oct. 19, at 1 pm, held online via Zoom.  The meeting is open to all homeowners, and you are welcome to join the Directors and attend the meeting online. The meeting room will open at 12:45 pm, and initially you will be placed in a waiting room until the meeting starts.  The meeting will come to order at 1 pm.  While in the online waiting room, you can check your audio, video, and microphone.  All attendees (except Directors) will have their microphones muted to begin the meeting.  Prior to any voting on motions before the Board, the homeowners will have an opportunity to ask questions or speak. The meeting may be joined on any smartphone, tablet, or computer by clicking on the link below.  No password is required, and no software or app has to be installed. 

Topic: EE HOA Board Meeting
Time: October 19, 2020, 1:00 pm Arizona Time
EE Book Club 
There were nine folks at the first fall meeting, socially distanced and appropriately masked at the Ramada.  The group came up with a schedule of books and leaders for our fall and winter season.  Just to reinforce, we will be meeting on the second Thursday at 10:00 in the Ramada.  All residents are welcome.  Please call Linda Sielken with questions, 908-240-1887.

Here's the 2021-21 schedule:

November 12 - The Salt Path: A Memoir by Raynor Winn,  leader Linda Sielken

December 10 - Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig,  leader Mary Grgich.  Please note - we will be meeting at 11:00.  For a small Christmas celebration, please bring your own lunch and bring a wrapped book for a secret book exchange.  

January 14 - When All Is Said by Anne Griffen,  leader Lynn Theder

February11 - A Ship of Brides by JoJo Moyes, leader Stacie Meyer

March 11 - Bel Canto by Ann Patchett,  leader Karen O'Brien

April 8 - Everybody's Son by Thrity Umrigar, leader Kathy Lindeman 

May 13 - Anxious People by Fredrik Backman, leader to be determined
Caring Connections is where we share information about an EE neighbor who may be ill or needing a little pick me up, so our neighbors can reach out to provide assistance.  If you know of a situation, please call Judy Hayes, 720-201-9260, or email

Living Alone
Here are some thoughts about living alone from Thao Tiedt, the outgoing President of the Green Valley Council.
One of the most frequently ignored groups in Green Valley is those who live alone. Once you are not part of a couple, or maybe were never part of a couple, you become almost invisible in a lot of neighborhoods. From observation and reports, it seems to happen to women more than men. Your spouse/partner dies and with that your social life often also dies except with your friends of your own gender. Why is this? You are the same person you always were. Was it only your spouse/partner your couple friends liked? Do you now make them uncomfortable? Whatever the reason, this problem exists.  Please think about your single neighbors and, particularly during these times of more isolation, give them a call to ask how they are doing or if they need anything. It gets lonely out there!
Voting Information

Curbside ballot drop off starts today, Monday, Oct. 19, from 9 am - 5 pm at The Good Shepherd Church, 17750 S. La Canada.

Early voting and Emergency voting will also be available at Good Shepherd Church:

Early Voting:
10/26 through 10/30
Monday - Friday
9 am - 5 pm

Emergency Voting:
Saturday, 10/31, 9 am - 3 pm
Monday, 11/2, 8 am - 5 pm
Tuesday, November 3, 6 am 7 pm

For more information, please see: or call the elections department in Pima County at 520-724-4330. 
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Source: Humor Train
I dreamt I was getting attacked by a bike repeatedly.  It was a vicious cycle. 
Source:  Humor Train 
What would happen if you had a wooden car with a wooden engine and wooden wheels?...It wooden start.
Source:  Humor Train
I lift weights only on Saturday and Sunday because Monday to Friday are weak days.
Source:  Humor Train
How do you stop Canadian bacon from curling in your pan?
You take away their brooms.
Source:  Humor Train
A little known fact...Before the crowbar was invented, most crows drank at home.
Source:  Humor Train
Please share your jokes....Judy Hayes at  
Let's keep Esperanza Estates laughing!!
The Mystery Spot is the beautiful Torch Glow Boganvilla at 166 Holgado.
Quick Links... 

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