Category: October 2017

AZ and TX resident honor fallen soldiers

Layne Jones Fifty-six SOT-AZ supporters from Robson Ranch, AZ along with 11 SOT supporters from Robson Ranch, Texas toured the World War II landing beaches in Normandy, France June 27-July 1, 2017. SOT honored the fallen soldiers at the American Cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach, one of the major landing beaches of the liberation invasion for…

Robson Ranch Singers kick off season

John Horak, RRS President The Robson Ranch Singers kick off their 2017 fall season on October 2. The first rehearsal will be at 3:30. We will be meeting in one of the smaller conference rooms at Ranch headquarters due to an event in the Hermosa Ballroom that evening. Please plan on arriving early so that…

Strumming Circle forming

Dust off your ukulele or your guitar. Tune up your dulcimer or Autoharp. We are starting an informal group of strummers and singers; come join the fun. Meet new friends, come together and make some music. We’ll meet at the Sports Club once a week. The date and time is to be determined. If interested…

SOT – AZ Enjoy Memorable Fundraising Cruise

Layne Jones Sixty-seven SOT-AZ and SOT-TEXAS members, along with their friends and relatives, cruised the Rhine River from Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Basel, Switzerland from July 1-8, 2017. Many of our cruisers joined together the week prior to the cruise in Normandy, France to commemorate D-Day, a very moving experience for all. The cruise, aboard…

Word of the Month: Fluorescence

David Zapatka Ever wonder what makes your freshly-washed clothes glow in the sunlight? Have you ever been intrigued by the unnaturally-bright colors in the highlighters we use to highlight text? Have you ever looked at the light traveling through a tube in a light fixture and wonder how that works? Think fluorescence, this month’s word…

Robson Ranch RC Club Questions and Answers

View of RC Park from Google Earth

Butch Spiller What is the Robson Ranch RC Club? The Robson Ranch RC Club is an organization made up of Robson Ranch residents who share an interest (and in some cases an addiction) to two hobbies: RC car racing and RC flying. The club is one of the fastest growing Robson Ranch clubs with a…

Get ready for the Welcome Back Party October 22

Get ready for the Welcome Back party Sunday, October 22, in the Hermosa Ballroom. The doors open at 5:00 p.m. and dinner is at 5:30. Menu: apple stuffed pig with an orange glaze, sweet potato au gratin, lychee nut and orange slaw and green beans. Dessert will be live action station, pineapple jubilee. There will…

The Remodeling Corner

Janet Cook October is national kitchen and bathroom remodeling month. Since my last column was on the latest trends in kitchen remodeling, let’s look at what is growing in popularity in bathroom remodeling: adding a second full bathroom and walk in closet to create a second master bedroom! Couples who choose to remodel to have…

Throw the Ultimate Tailgate

(Family Features) Football season is back, and that means it’s time to stock up on all the tailgating essentials. Nailing the food lineup is key because few things can ruin a good game like getting “hangry” before kickoff. This year, kick your game up a notch with simple tailgating recipes that bring the perfect blend…