Category: September 2022

Word of the Month: Eggcorn Reader Comments

David Zapatka July’s WOTM word, “eggcorn,” resulted in a flurry of reader comments. “Just read your article in the Pioneer Press about eggcorns, and it made me chuckle. I didn’t realize they were called eggcorns, but I’ve encountered a few of the same “slip of the ears.” One that always annoys me is when people say ‘It’s…

Singles Group Enjoys Brewery Tour

On Aug. 4, 13 members of the Robson Ranch Singles Group went on a Brewery Tour in Tucson organized by Robson Ranch resident and Singles Group member Chuck Senk. The Brewery Tour was arranged through Reisen Arizona Day Tours, LLC, on a private bus and guided by driver Michael Foltz. Michael provided the group with…

100+ People Who Care Meeting November 16

Ron Hunt 100+ People Who Care is for you if: * Your time is limited, but you love to give. * You are willing to commit to one hour, twice a year. * You want to learn about the amazing work being done by our local nonprofits. * You want to be part of a…

Relishing Pickleball: The Real Pickleball Story

David Zapatka Many people believe pickleball was named after founder Joel Pritchard’s dog who was named Pickles. Not true! Joel Pritchard’s son, Frank, recently came clean about the real reason the sport was named pickleball. It was a hot July afternoon on Bainbridge Island, Wash., in 1965 and 13-year-old Frank Pritchard was bored. He whined…

Using Essential Oils in the Laundry Room

JoAnne Gaudioso Doing laundry may not always be the most exciting way to spend your time, but it is a task everyone has to face on a weekly or perhaps even daily basis. You can enhance your laundry routine with the cleansing power of essential oils along with a few handy tips. When words like…

Democratic Club of Robson Ranch Joins Eloy Community Festival

Deborah Dorman For the second year, the Democratic Club of Robson Ranch (DCRR) will be hosting a booth at the Eloy Fiestas Patrias, sponsored by the Corazon de Latinos Unidos, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16 and 17, in downtown Eloy. The event celebrates Mexico’s Independence Day and the name means “homeland celebration.” There will be…

Art in Heart and Earth

Jaine Toth Write On…, the Robson Ranch writers workshop, begins most meetings with a writing challenge. On Aug. 5, there was a 5 minute exercise based on the following two quotations: In my emerging consciousness, I realized the word art is smack dab in the middle of the word earth. I love that, especially since I…

Free Genealogy Workshop

Pat Sand If you are interested in creating your family tree and researching your ethnicity, the Ropin’ in Yer Relatives Genealogy Club will be hosting a free seminar to get you started. Whether you are a beginner or have tried to start your family tree and are struggling, this seminar could be just what you…

Church and Friendship

Pastor Ron Hunt Friendship Center welcomes you! Worship: 9 a.m. every Sunday Where: Laredo/Cheyenne Room in the Ranch House Contact: Pastor Ron Hunt, [email protected] Cell phone: 218-330-5306 Zoom: For those worshiping at home or “up north” Interdenominational church: All are welcome. Jesus’ references to his disciples as friends marked a significant change. (John 15:9-17) We are guided by Jesus’ references to…