Category: May 2021

Living Well Committee

Claudia J. Caporale About 20 health-conscious residents eagerly attended our pre-Easter walk on April 3, braving the cooler-than-expected windy morning. Orange cones on the street, arrowed signs, and attendees wearing yellow jackets, paved the way back to the clubhouse for a special treat. More walks are scheduled. Check for updates on days and times. Welcome…

Word of the Month: Ontology

David Zapatka Last month’s column on “negentropy” elicited this response from a reader, “My thermodynamics class was at 8 a.m. and I slept through that particular law. Thanks for the review albeit a little late to do anything with it.” There’s an art to scheduling university classes and avoiding 8 a.m. classes was one of…

Welcome New Neighbors

Brenda Johnston, Administrative Assistant Robson Ranch welcomes the following new homeowners to the Ranch: James and Nancy Atkins, Carol Boyd, Cheryl Bryson, Robert and Paula DiFonzo, Gerry and Robin Diloli, Scott and Sandra Eskridge, Leon and Belynda Figueriedo, Linda Fillah, Alden and Judy Fletcher, Mike Howard and Deborah Loman, James and Billie Hundley, Steven Kaker,…

Robson Riders Motorcycle Club: Go North to Go South!

Stan Brein Motorcyclists pride themselves on a good sense of direction. We traditionally used dead reckoning to move toward and arrive at our intended geographic goal. Literally six or seven calculations per minute would be swirling within our collective craniums to guide us toward the hallowed piece of cheese at the end of the maze:…

May Update from State Rep. Lynn Stucky

Lynn Stucky It is hard to believe it is already nearly here, but the 87th Legislative Session will come to a close on Monday, May 31. That day, the 140th day since the legislature convened on Jan. 12, 2021, is referred to as Sine Die. The term comes from Latin, meaning “without assigning a day…

RR Texans Win College Station Tournament

Judy Ondina The Robson Ranch (RR) Texans (70+), sponsored by Texas Health and Rock Steady Boxing, travelled to College Station the last week in March and beat a field of age 70+ softball teams from throughout Texas and Oklahoma. The tournament was the annual Salute to Veterans tournament held every spring in the heartland of…

Get Hooked on the Fishing Club

Fishing-itis—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 also migrates into fresh water streams and rivers to spawn during spring time. There are very few freshwater bodies where stripers can successfully spawn and live,…

Silver Steppers Funk It Up

Tap Communications Dance your way to health with a full brain/body workout! Why should you join the Silver Steppers tap class of beginners and enhance your health? Here’s why… * Forget aerobics class—tap dancing is a great cardio workout. We’re dancing to ‘get your groove on’ music (currently it’s “Uptown Funk”) that entices us to…

High Fashion at Robson Ranch

La Donna Womochel The Robson Ranch Women’s Club presented a fashion show, organized by Le Fashion Coach Boutique, on April 19. Fourteen members of the Women’s Club modeled the trendy, exciting clothes for more than 150 of their fellow members of the Women’s Club. Before the show started, the members mingled and checked the fashion…