Category: April 2017

Photo Club announcement—mark your calendar

April 24 through April 30, 2017 the RR Photo Club will hold a “Photography Exhibit” in the Clubhouse. We will display approximately 24 prize-winning photographs taken by our club members. All prints will be matted and/or framed. This event is open to all residents. Additionally on April 25, 2017, 9:00 a.m. until noon in the…

Game Gang fun

Melodye Rogers, Mike Aramanda, Millie Aramanda, Kathy Heberlein, Nancy Toppan, Jere Bone, Bobby Rogers, Ed Heberlein, Vickie Bone and Pete Toppan

Nancy Toppan The Game Gang filled up on pita bread pizza, salad, tasty appetizers and dessert, Mardi Gras style, at the Toppan’s before playing a friendly game of Mexican Train. Our hosts, Pete and Nancy Toppan, were both the “Big Winner” and the “Big Loser.” Pete was the winner with the low count of 52,…

Veterans Park Spring Brick Drive

Darin Burk, Veterans Park Committee Chairman With the coming of spring the Veterans Park Committee is conducting the first of the semi-annual brick drives. Our park now contains over 500 bricks commemorating the service of Robson Ranch residents and family members. The park has become one of the prized highlights of the Robson Ranch community.…

Carnival Around the World

Left to right, back row: Kathy Perry, Linda Sorg, Vivian Wright, Millie Aramanda, Cherie Snowden, Charlene Cottingham and Rupa Mathur; middle row: Beverlee Deardorff, Eileen Whittaker and Bernadette Fideli; front row: Vickie Bone and Nancy Toppan

Bernadette Fideli Carnival, also known as Carnaval, Carnevale, Fat Tuesday, Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Day, Fastnacht, Fastelavn and Maslenitsa but better known as Mardi Gras, is celebrated many different ways around the globe. Cities famous for Mardi Gras celebrations include Rio de Janeiro; Venice, Italy; Georgetown, Cayman Islands; Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; Quebec City,…

Women’s Club 2017 programs

May Dotty Griffith, Author and Food Editor for the Dallas Morning News. June Cameo Club, Texas Senior America Pageant Winners. July International Exotic Animal Sanctuary. Learn about this state-of-the-art concept for animals in their environment. August Deborah Ferguson, Channel 5 anchor for 25 Years. Great stories about her career in TV journalism. September Sandra Brown, world-renowned author, need we say…

Garden Club visits unique property in Ponder

Viewing the garden of June and Bill Marquis; photo by Janie Cindric

Barbara Anderson June and Bill Marquis have a large, beautiful and very unique property in Ponder, and they graciously opened their place to the Robson Ranch Garden Club on Monday, March 20. June is an incredible gardener and Bill is, well, a “collector” of almost anything; and between June’s eye for plants (mostly native) and…

Birding Interest Group

Clear Creek Heritage Nature Center attendees Bill Diehnelt, Doug and Judy Smith and Pat and Geri Powers

The birding interest group at the Ranch is comprised of people who just like to see birds and know what the name of that bird is; folks who see birds coming to their backyard feeders; and the nature lovers who go to the lakes and parks in search of birds and the out-of-doors. At the…