Category: December 2021

Super Bag Bowl IX

Dave Parker Robson Ranch Texas Toss held their world championship playoffs after nine pressure-packed weeks of head-to-head competition. The top 12 teams competed for the world-famous Super Bag Bowl IX championship and trophy. It all came down to the final four: Cornfused, Captain Jim Richardson; Airmailers, Captain Steve Courtney; Rabbit Hole Gang, Captain Chuck Gollihar;…

Robson Pickleball Team Grip n’ Rip is First!

The Robson ladies’ pickleball team didn’t actually finish in first place, but they were the first all-Robson Ranch pickleball team that competed in an outside league. The team competed in the Tennis Competitors of Dallas (TCD) Pickleball League and finished fourth in the Open Division. We even had a sponsor, Joe and Sara Lucido. They…

Election Changes Are Coming!

Dianne Edmondson, Robson Republican Club Publicity Chair The Election Season is about to get into full swing with the filing period for the party primaries closing on Dec. 13. Once that timeframe has passed, the ballots for both political parties are set, and their respective nominees will be determined in a March 1 Primary election.…

Newbies at the Ranch

Pat Garrett Connie Catlet and I were very new to Robson Ranch. We met on Facebook and then met in person the day we both arrived at the Ranch—that was March 30. At that point, our homes were nowhere near finished, and we needed to find out info about the Ranch. We decided that Robson…

Fun and Fundraising at Voices United

Joan Muyskens Pursley It’s been a busy season for the women of Voices United (VU), a 501(c)(3) organization and official club of Robson Ranch. On the evening of Oct. 30, the group held a rip-roaring Halloween party at Susan Engstrom’s home. Then on Nov. 6, VU had a fundraiser for IGNITE, followed by its annual…

The Night Before Christmas: A Pickleball Parody

Mary Ann Bane ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the Ranch, Not a player was stirring, not even a tree branch; The pickleballs were hung by the ping pong tables with care, In hopes that the weather soon would be fair; Club members were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of…

Haunting Halloween

Jackie Killingsworth It was the night when dead leaves flew like witches on switches across the sky! It was the night when leaves make a sound like a gnome in his home under the ground! It was the night when pumpkins stare through sheaves and leaves everywhere! That night was Oct. 30 at Larry and…

Potters Have Much to Be Happy About

Lynne Kelsey It has been an eventful autumn for the Robson Ranch Happy Potters! At the Holiday Market, the club realized record-breaking sales, thanks to the throngs of shoppers who came out in October. If you’re still looking for beautiful handmade pottery gifts for Christmas, be sure to check out the window outside the studio…

Battle of the Gauchos

Move over, France and Italy. The Wine Stewards experienced a “Battle of the Gauchos” at the home of Jere and Vickie Bone. Four wines, each from the countries of Argentina and Chile, were presented to the Wine Stewards in a blind tasting. Neighboring countries in South America, they have grown from New World countries to…

Support Our Troops Veterans Auction a Great Success!

Lynne Moore The Support Our Troops (SOT) Silent Auction held on Veterans Day was a wonderful success. We had dozens of items that were donated or purchased and resulted in terrific interest and lots of enthusiasm from the purchasers. There were also lots of gift cards for restaurants, nail salons, automotive repair, lessons, gift cards…