Category: Clubs & Classes

Birding Interest Group

The Bald Eagle

John Kirk We are again at a change in the birding season. Many of our winter bird visitors are departing for the north country of the U.S. or Canada. The number of yellow-rump warblers is decreasing daily as I make my morning walk down Michelle Way to the garden plots. The yellow-rumps that are still…

Wine Knots? Oui!

The Newcomers serving up a little bit of French and a whole lot of fun

Randy Johnston Monsieur et madame Newcomer welcomed the Wine Knots group on Friday, February 17, with a French flare. Chuck and Joan gave us detailed background information on the two wines they chose for the tasting. The first wine was a white “Loire Valley-Sauvion Vouvray 2015.” The nose featured floral and ripe fruit notes veering…

Password 101

We hear about hackers getting into corporate websites. What about your personal web address and password? Is it safe and can you remember it? As we do our genealogy research online, many times we leave our computer footprint at that site. Is that site safe and can you trust it? Professionals tell us that we…

Alaska’s Wild Frontier offered by Road Runners

Sheer majesty of Alaska

Vicki Baker Glaciers, rushing rivers and lakes, vast forested regions, grand mountain ranges with majestic peaks, miles and miles of coastline, bays, fjords, tundra and the arctic plains. Alaska is renowned for some of the most beautiful, wild scenery in the world. The sheer wildness of Alaska is unmatched by any state leaving visitors to…

Photo Club announcement

Save the dates: 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 at 9:00…

Landscaping tips to attract birds to your yard

Presenter Cecil Carter; photo by Janie Cindric

Barbara Anderson On Monday, February 20, the Robson Ranch Garden Club heard a wonderful presentation from Cecil Carter titled, “Landscaping to Attract Birds To Your Yard.” Once again we heard that native plants, which tolerate our earth and climate, are the key to advertising “good food” to native and migrating birds. Carter suggests two top…

Vino, Hops and Lemonade

Presenter Cecil Carter; photo by Janie Cindric

Jean Dubiel Not everyone drinks wine. Some like beer and some like iced tea or lemonade. So our new group has a drink of their choice. Of course there are always goodies to eat at every meeting provided by the Snack Queens. We meet once a month at one of the member’s home.