Category: September 2020

Relishing Pickleball: Pickleball Bangers

David Zapatka Are you getting tired of playing the bangers? They have one strategy; hit the ball as hard as they can. They rarely hit third shot drop shots. What can you do? There are two options. The first is the punch volley, a volley hit hard and deep. The second is the soft volley,…

Voices United Holds Annual IGNITE Fundraiser

Deb Williams Voices United (VU), a Robson Ranch progressive women’s group, organizes multiple fundraisers each year supporting community organizations. One such event is VU’s annual IGNITE fundraiser. IGNITE is a national, non-partisan 501(c)(3) that helps young women become the next generation of political leaders. They train women at schools and colleges in Texas—including UNT and Texas Woman’s…

Republican Club Update

Amy Enloe Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the Robson Ranch Republican Club has been busy at the clubhouse signing up new members as well as renewing memberships from previous years. Currently, we will be at the clubhouse for membership sign ups on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9 to 11 a.m. through October 2. Please check HOA…

From The New Home Sales Team

We are open and excited to extend an invitation to visit our model homes and Sales Center at Robson Ranch Texas. Be assured that we are committed to the health and wellbeing of our customers, homeowners, employees, and guests, and continue to use the additional cleaning and employee protocols previously established so you will feel…

Parks and Green Space Are Vitally Important

Jesse Davis, Denton City Council Member, District 3 When I was a kid, I practically lived outside. Thankfully, we couldn’t afford cable or video games until I was in high school. So naturally I spent more time running around outside than on the couch. My mom had a big central Denton backyard with great climbing…

Horseshoe Tournament at the Ranch

Joey Misiaszek gives directions for the tournament.

Ellen Gilgore Horseshoe activity became a bit more competitive at the Ranch with the introduction of an ongoing tournament held on Monday evenings. Joey Misiaszek is overseeing this well-organized tournament to be sure everyone has a chance at being crowned the winner. It will run for a yet to be determined number of weeks. Those…

Word of the Month: Dendrology

David Zapatka The poll results of the July WOTM column regarding the question, “Is it ‘It’s a few more miles still’ or is it ‘It’s a few more miles yet?’” posed by reader Sally Teusch are in and they are very interesting. There was one vote for ‘still,’ three votes for ‘yet,’ and four votes…

Georgies Interactive Pigments

Pat Bender Every potter knows a good glaze can make any vessel beautiful. The Pottery Studio now has a new manufacturer to use for glazing. Georgies Interactive Pigments are an interesting way to show texture on the pottery piece and to keep the natural lines of the vessel. The eight interactive pigment colors are golden straw, autumn…

Fellowship at the Ranch: Man and Woman

Ed Jones, Pastor (Adam) said, “This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called Woman (ishah), Because she was taken out of Man (ish).” For this reason, a man (ish) shall leave his father and his mother, and be joined to his wife (ishah); and they shall become…