Category: June 2021

Reading Between the Wines

Linda Gayer In November 2009, two of us formed the book club Reading Between the Wines; as of today, four of the original members remain in the group. Many wonderful books have been read and discussed, lasting friendships have been formed, and lots of glasses of wine have been consumed. Our most recent book, that…

Men’s Golf Club Champion for 2021

Five time Robson Ranch Arizona Golf Club Champion Jim Baxter with his trophy and Tournament Chairman John Lewis.

John Lewis Jim Baxter won a hard fought second day of the championship, holding off a valiant effort from Bill Schaible, making a tense four-and-a-half-foot putt to seal the match. Jim leaves Robson Ranch in May, after many happy years here, to spend his retiring years nearer his family.

The Stained Glass Club Light Up the Night

Cynthia Melito Members attended evening classes during the month of April to create stained glass nightlights. It was a nice change to be out and about in the evening, and the completed nightlights looked great when we could turn out the studio lights to appreciate the artistic creations. If you would like to join in…

Not Your Grandmother’s Knitting!

Diana Oleson Knitting has changed a lot over the years. You can knit a bracelet using yarn or wire and beads, or knit a motif for a sweater or dress; all it takes is your imagination and a desire to learn something new. With hand embroidery, you can bedazzle a jacket, blouse, or hat with beads or…

Grilling Time

Marilu Trainor It’s grilling time! Seven out of 10 adults own a grill, smoker, or BBQ. Enjoy those tasty meals safely and avoid a disaster by adhering to a few safety tips from the Goodyear Fire Department. The Stats * Between 2014 and 2018, grills, hibachis, smokers, and barbeques accounted for 10,600 home fires annually, according…

U.S. Military History: D-Day

Ross Dunfee So, what does the “D” stand for in D-Day? Stop! Do not keep reading until you attempt to answer the question. Okay, now you can read on. Most people who celebrate the holiday do not know the answer. Some people believe it is in reference to June 6, 1944, when, in World War…

Robson Ranch RC Club June 2021 Event Calendar

Bob Kehoe The 2021 summer racing season began on May 4 and will continue on a twice-weekly basis (Tuesday and Thursday) through September, beginning at 8 a.m. The same holds true for the weekly fun fly days (Saturday), which include combat competition, target landing, and other demonstrations. Flying begins at 9 a.m. As always, spectators…

Gardening with Essential Oils

JoAnne Gaudioso Essential oils can be valuable tools for every gardener, whether you are taking care of indoor plants or an outdoor garden. Not only are essential oils a natural alternative to harsh gardening chemicals, they are also effective and easy to use. Whether you are trying to chase away garden pests, improve health and…