Word of the Month: Dendrology

Fine Art Guild’s Artist of the Month

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?’”…

Fine Art Guild’s Artist of the Month

Artist of the month Nancy Friedman Melanie Douglas Meet Nancy Friedman, our selected artist of the month. Nancy moved to Robson Ranch 10 years ago for pickleball, pottery, and a…

Amazing Gourds!

Three Penguins by Doris Betuel

Doris Betuel The Robson Ranch Gourd Club creates art from gourds. We make beautiful bowls and vases, but did you know you can make many other fun and creative things from the lowly gourd? Gourds come in all types of sizes and shapes and, hence, we can make lots of atypical items from them. Our…

Never Too Old to Learn

Diana Oleson I was looking for something to make with all the embroidery thread that I have, and I came across a pattern for crochet earrings. The skeleton earrings and brooch were a lot of fun to make. My next project is going to be to learn to weave, this is something that I have always…

From Where Is the Light Coming?

Nancy Friedman, Co-Educational Director, RR Fine Arts Guild Some of us would like to know when the light will be coming from the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, but this article is not about that intangible light. Since March 15, I am sure everyone has observed and appreciated the little things in life, such as the…

Softball Player Profile: Bobby Skier

Bobby Skier’s story is one of “dedication and perseverance.”

Ken Muhlbeier Bobby Skier says his story is one of “dedication and perseverance.” Having four surgeries in nine years including both left and right rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic knee surgery, and just last May, lower back surgery. He credits lessons learned in Air Force flight school, beginning with the mantra “you never give up.” Despite…