Category: Clubs & Classes

Corks ‘n Caps celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

  Carol Jankowski On Saturday, March 10 the Robson Ranch Corks n’ Caps (wine and beer) Club met at Ralph and Carol O’Jankowski’s home for an Irish-inspired event. The club guests brought a ‘green’ labeled wine to compete in a tasting challenge and an Irish or green appetizer or dessert to round out the night!…

Painting Party (at home) with Shay

  Angie Gay You are never too old to learn something new. Just ask all the budding Picassos at our recent painting party with Shay. (Shay is one of the wonderful servers at the Wildhorse Grill.) The only painting experience most of us had was painting our living room walls! However, under the easy instructions…

And when the fishing is done…

  Scott Baker Over the course of three days in January, members of the Robson Ranch Fishing Club traversed the waterways of the Laguna Madre in Rockport, Texas with professional guides and brought home hundreds of pounds of succulent red and black drum filets ready for cooking. And cooking they did at the home of…

Photography Club news

  Mary Ornberg Mark your calendar for May 21. Ron and Sharlott Hasty will be our guest speakers at our general photography club meeting. They will discuss how to make your photographs more interesting, fun and exciting by adding motion and emotion. Ron and Sharlott are award-winning photographers who have traveled the world photographing wildlife,…

The UGGs on St. Patty’s Day

  The UGGs, also known as the Upper Gardenia Gang, had a fun celebration for St. Pat on the Ides of March 15, at the home of Bill and Theresa Peoples. There was Guinness Irish beef stew, with mashed potatoes, soda bread and Irish butter. Also served were Reuben dip and Reuben croissants and other…

The Olympics of Wine

  Bernadette Fideli Watching the Parade of Nations in this year’s Winter Olympics, one can be amazed by the sheer number of nations and humbled by the lack of knowledge of some. For example, this year Eritrea and Kyrgyzstan had competing athletes, along with Timor-Leste. To expand our knowledge of geography, Bill and Bernadette Fideli…

Spring into boot camp!

  Barbara Shippy “There are so many positive reasons why seniors should stay active,” says Barbara Shippy, Robson Ranch resident and director of the Boot Camp classes offered at the Sports Center. “As we age, our bodies change. We find it more difficult to do the things we use to do. Exercise can help us…

Singin’ and wearin’ green

  Sherry Zeise Sure “the wearin’ o’ the green’ was the theme of the day as New Life Church Lunch Bunch gathered at the awesome home of Jack and Jackie Geist. Lads and Lassies joined this time to enjoy a wonderful Irish dinner of Jois Ross’s scrumptious corned beef and cabbage, complimented by potatoes, carrots…