Category: July 2019

Wine Knots enchanted by New Mexico wines

Hosts Scott and Vicki Baker presented wines of New Mexico.

Vicki Baker Nine years after the Pilgrims set foot on Plymouth Rock, New Mexico was already in wine-making mode. With the longest history of wine production in the U.S., the very first grapes were planted by Franciscan friars nearly 400 years ago in 1629, and American viticulture was born. Originally born out of necessity, the…

Fellowship At The Ranch

  Dare I Ask Others to Follow My Example? “Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.” (1 Corinthians 11:1) Paul knew he followed Jesus, so he did not hesitate to tell the Corinthian Christians to imitate his walk with the Lord. He knew the Corinthian Christians needed an example, and he was…

Introducing Bean Bag Baseball

Looking for something to fill your Thursday evenings? Come checkout Bean Bag Baseball, a low-impact game for everyone with all skill levels! It’s similar to baseball, yet so different. The club was started by Martha Gills, who brought us the board and bags from Arkansas in June of 2018. With the help of Rita Kosla,…

Get hooked on the Robson Ranch Fishing Club

Fishingitis – they got it reel bad.

Scott Baker For the most part, the natural habitat for the striped bass (or striper) is salt water, spending most of its life in the ocean. But this bass is also able to migrate into freshwater streams and rivers to spawn during spring time. There are very few freshwater bodies where stripers can successfully spawn…

Fuel, food and fun

Hungry and ready!

Stan Brein “Summer’s here, and the time is right, for…” motorcycle riding! We gathered on June 11, for the Tuesday Lunch Ride to Reno Red’s in Roanoke, Texas. The gang proceeded on a leisurely ride on FM 156. Passing the (never ending) construction, we sauntered past the General Electric locomotive plant and through the outskirts…

Democratic Club hosts  spring social

Having a “donkey” good time.

Vicki Baker The Robson Ranch Democratic Club (DCRR) shares a common political philosophy, but in May, they also shared good times and laughs at the club’s spring Margarita and Hamburger Social. Members gathered on the Wildhorse Grill’s patio for food, friends and fun. The social committee’s Margo Ways, Susan Engstrom, Phyllis Ayers, Jan Lands, Janie…

Living Well Speaker’s Series July and August update

DPD instructor Rachel Fleming with resident Phyllis Neu.

Following the success of the annual Women’s Only program in June, the Men’s Only program will take place on Wednesday, July 10 at 3:00 p.m. in the Clubhouse. The speaker will be Dr. George C. Bailey, a urologist who is in practice with Urology Clinics of North Texas, in association with Medical City Alliance and…

Chi Omegas meet for lunch and laughter

Left to right: Jan Utzman, DeAnn Parafink, Sue Davis, Kathryn Stream, Elaine Sabre and Consie Javor.

Consie Javor The Chi Omega alumnae met for their monthly luncheon at the Wildhorse Grill on Wednesday, June 5. A lively discussion ensued as thoughts strolled down memory lane and our college day escapades. Somehow, the conversation turned to beauty tips and household hints, and we all came away much smarter than we had come.…

One man’s junk is another man’s fundraiser

Kiwanis Clubbers seeking treasure hunters one garage sale at a time.

Vicki Baker It’s an American classic – the ever-popular garage sale. Sharing your household excess with others while making a pocketful of change is a tradition that’s been around for as long as people have been collecting clutter. As spring arrives at Robson Ranch, there’s no better way to start fresh than by cleaning out…

Baby Boomers pool party

Some of the beautiful lady Baby Boomers of Robson Ranch.

Dave Parker The Baby Boomers at Robson Ranch held a special get-together pool party in June. However, because of wet grounds around the Pinnacle Building, high humidity and a cool pool temperature, the party was moved to the Wildhorse Grill bar. Close to 40 Boomers joined in the fun on a Sunday afternoon. Margaret O’Neill,…