Category: Clubs & Classes

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Found Uncle John on Find-A-Grave

Charles Forshaw Have you often thought about Uncle John who was so friendly to you as a youngster growing up? Uncle John became your favorite relative, but you lost contact with him as you grew older and eventually moved away from the area where he lived. Now let’s try and find Uncle John. Most all…

Woodworkers welcome new technology

Leonard Becker

JoAnn Bostwick New technology has come to the Robson Woodworkers with the purchase of a Computer Numeric Control Router. Although CNC machines have been around for quite some time in commercial manufacturing environments, only within the last few years has the the size and price of these machines come down to affordable level for hobby…

African American Social Group

Marie Milleage The African American social group invites all black residents to join us in fellowship and to welcome new homeowners to Robson Ranch. Only one member of the family needs to be black. We hold gatherings at a resident’s home or in a restaurant and are not a club, religious or political organization and…