Category: March 2021

Your Health and Reflexology

Kathleen Ismael, Certified Reflexology Practitioner Touch is a basic human need. Studies have shown that infants who receive minimal care and seldom experience touch in early months will experience emotional and behavioral impact. Each organ and system in our bodies is influenced by a respective touch point in our hands, and especially in our feet.…

Knitting and Espionage

Knitting Morse Code

Diana Oleson As far back as 1914, women have knitted for soldiers during war time, so it wasn’t uncommon for a woman to be sitting at her window knitting and watching the passing trains. As a train passed, she would make a bumpy stitch, for one type of train, then, when another passed, she would…

Virtual Walk for Sjögren’s

Maria Davis I have been a Sjogren’s (SHOW-grins) patient since 2004. I am particularly excited about this year’s event, since people can participate from the comfort of their own home. You can join in an educational Zoom meeting, and/or go out and walk right in your own neighborhood, details below. What is Sjogren’s? Sjögren’s is…

Fitness Center: Tai Chi Chuan and Yoga Are Back

The Tai Chi Chuan class

Lois Moncel, Director of Fitness and Wellness Tai Chi Chuan and yoga are back! In mid-January we were able to bring back a couple more fitness classes, tai chi and yoga. If you have never had the pleasure of experiencing these classes and our instructors’ expert teaching skills it is time to see what you…

While the Fine Arts Guild Studio Was Closed

John Clampitt’s laundry basket

Nancy Friedman, Co-Education Chairman While the studio was closed due to COVID during the months of January and February, the members of the Fine Arts Guild kept up the camaraderie by sending photographs and comments to all the members of the artwork being done in the group. The encouragement was often the push needed to forget about…

Public Education Training via Zoom

John A. Teixeira Jr., Asst. Fire Marshal You are invited to a Zoom webinar hosted by the Arizona Fire and Medical Authority on March 15, at 9 a.m. The topic is Emergency Preparedness. Register in advance for this webinar at www.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MG85Va7qTGCoWgOcJqCr0g. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.…

Developer’s Cup Winner

Tournament winner Linda Walker

Pat Mumy A perfect day for golf, a terrific foursome, and a prayer to be disciplined and focused on each shot. Those were the keys for this year’s tournament winner, Linda Walker. The Developer’s Cup, sponsored by San Tan Golf Carts, is a net score event held each year by Robson Ranch Ladies Golf Association.…

Are We Out of Our Gourds? Maybe So

Gourd by Eeda Clow

Martha Spillane Let’s not talk about 2020, we all know what kind of year it was but that didn’t stop our gourd members from producing some beautiful one-of-a kind pieces. But first, the results of our 2021 club elections. Introducing our esteemed cabinet members: Madam Treasurer Terri Mount, Madam Secretary Marth Spillane, and for her second…