Category: May 2016

Dance Club brings Gay Paris to the Ranch

Your hosts for “An Evening in Paris,” The Dance Club Team

Vicki Baker When the Dance Club plans a party, you know it’s gonna be good. When it plans a party with a Parisian theme, you know it’s gonna really be good! And that’s just what happened. With the Arc de Triomphe gracing the entrance to the ballroom, there was no mistaking that this was the…

Girls on Wheels delve into science and nature

Girls on Wheels: Vicki Baker, Nancy Burns, Jan Lamp, Susan Hebert and Jan Sparks discover there is something to learn around every corner.

Vicki Baker A rich man who ran for president, dinosaurs, stars, the human body, evolutionary cycles, these seem to be random topics without any unifying logic, but this is exactly what we encountered at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science during our April outing. The beginning paragraph may be a bit misleading. There was…

The Goldilock Wines

Lynn O’Keefe and her Irish Coffee

Bernadette Fideli A change in season means many things: a change in weather, a change in wardrobe and a change in the wine you drink. Gone are the days of “winter” with the big cabs and tanniny reds. Uncork the middle of the road wines: not too big, not too light, the so-called “Goldilocks” of…

Golf and Green Committee has volunteer member openings

June Rana The Golf & Green Committee is looking to fill two alternate positions for the committee for 2016. The purpose of the committee is outlined in the information below as it appears in the HOA Manual. “The Golf & Green Committee shall serve in an advisory capacity and report to the Board and shall…

An Evening to Remember

Vicki Baker Enjoy wine, cheese, original art and live music? Then join the Women’s Club for its annual charitable fundraising event, An Evening to Remember, on June 11, 2016 between 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. in the Clubhouse Ballroom. Sample three specially selected wines coupled with companion cheese offerings while strolling among original artwork displayed by…

Jewish Friendship Group news

Hi all. We had a lovely Passover at the home of B and Norm Bender. They hosted a wonderful Seder and 14 people attended. Traditional Seder foods were shared: Cherosis, chopped liver, motzohball soup, lamb shank, eggs, gefilte fish and horse radish. There were Matzohs, brisket, salads and veggies and lots of kosher wine for…

WGA/WLN scramble results

Left to right: Tina Hoffenberg, Janie Farnsworth and Debra Harwell

The Wildhorse Lady Niners continue in their tradition of being a fun and stress-free group. We golf for pleasure, prizes, fun, exercise and the camaraderie. It was a great opportunity for the WGA ladies to meet the WLN ladies. The day of the scramble started off cool but warmed up quickly. We were all challenged…

Garden Club enjoys presentation by Andrea Cloutier

Andrea Cloutier from The University of North Texas; photo by Janie Cindric

Barbara Anderson On Monday, 18 April, The Robson Ranch Garden Club had a wonderful presentation by Ms. Andrea Cloutier from The University of North Texas. A master’s degree candidate at UNT, Ms. Cloutier explained that we are “urban gardeners” with unique climatic and soil conditions. First and foremost know the site where you wish to…

Pickleball Carnival Y’all

Susan Parker Everything is bigger in Texas and Robson Ranch! The recently held Pickleball Carnival was the largest sporting event held at the Ranch with close to 200 in attendance. Comments ranged from “What a great time” to “Well run event with great prizes.” All enjoyed appetizers, desserts, snacks and a good time! The door…