Category: November 2022

Robson Ranch’s Jewelry Group Is Active!

Judi Mutal The heat is off, but you can still enjoy indoor activities! Come join us at the Creative Arts Center Wednesdays, Fridays, or Saturdays and make some beautiful jewelry. Orientation classes for new members and refresher workshops are available now. Call Judi at 206-790-4409 for more information. Don’t forget to join us in the Hermosa Ballroom at…

Madaras Gallery Presents ‘The Dude Ranch: America’s Original Rustic Escape’

On Sunday, Nov. 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Madaras Gallery presents ‘The Dude Ranch: America’s Original Rustic Escape.’ Join Madaras Gallery as we celebrate Arizona’s western heritage and explore the history of a uniquely American vacation experience, the dude ranch. Western author Lynn Downey and True Ranch Collection owner Russell True will entertain…

Fused Glass Member of the Month: Dauna Beack

Please meet our member of the month, Dauna Beack! Since moving to the Robson community 5 years ago, she has been active in several clubs, including gourds, stained glass, pottery, and fine arts. Some clubs are more of a challenge than others, but she enjoys them all, as she loves to learn new skills. This year,…

Book Club Discusses “When Crickets Cry”

The powerful book When Crickets Cry by Charles Martin was read and discussed by members of the Reading Between the Wines book club. Jane Everett led the discussion of this novel that has been described as a “poetic love story, a heart-pounding medical story, and a spiritual epiphany.” The story weaves two characters together—a man with…

Holiday Planning with Gourds

Martha Spillane Our Gourd Club members have put on their elves’ caps in preparation for the upcoming art shows in November. All of our gourds are amazing one-of-a-kind creations—tribal masks, bowls, totems, birds, village scenes, and American Indian décor. We want holiday shopping to be fun for you, and giving a unique gift of a gourd…

Word of the Month: Inutile

David Zapatka Reader Carmela Hopkins writes, “Dear Mr. Zapatka, every month I look for your column in the Splash. Last month’s article particularly grabbed my attention because you mentioned Richard Lederer, whom I read monthly in the Mensa Bulletin. Have you considered an article on the word ‘run?’ It seems like such an obviously simple…