Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Don Carlson Memorial Senior Soiree, Steak Fry, and Putting Contest

The Tuesday morning senior men’s league at the Alexandria Golf Club plays a Stableford system with teams determined by blind draw every week.  Every year we end the season with a steak fry and putting contest.  This year we will … Continue reading

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The Ongoing Odyssey of Mr. Maintenance II

When last we visited, I had just spent the better part of an après-golf afternoon attempting to resolve issues regarding in-house alarm systems.  I knew waiting in the wings was a more daunting project – the supervisor wanted to change … Continue reading

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The Ongoing Odyssey of Mr. Maintenance

Now is the summer of our discontent – William Shakespeare (well, what he would have said). After three miserable weather days in a row, Thursday dawned miserable as well . . . but at least it wasn’t raining. Golfing would, … Continue reading

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Peonies and Patchouli

While blog staff ponders soon to be published (hopefully) musings on such as smoke alarms and Triple Espresso, Salty Dogs and John Hawkes, we offer this mostly visual ditty.  The supervisor tends her peonies, which annually struggle to remain upright … Continue reading

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June Swoon

We’re still waiting for summer.  The Girls of Summer were still in their winter attire at the AGC on June 13 (l-r: Pat Peterson, Doret Melby, Merry Donley, and the supervisor). On the 16th, we said good-bye to one of … Continue reading

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The Second Week of June

Before we proceed any further, and because this is the alexandriacardinal gossip page, we must first give a shout-out to Jamie Piepenburg and Rosey Erickson for carrying the Cardinal track team to a 2nd-place finish in the state meet held this weekend … Continue reading

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The First Week of June

The start of summer?  There were indications.  The Owens and the Waldelands had returned from their winter retreats, and we had a reunion at SAWA on the 2nd.  There is no photographic evidence of this endeavor . . . which is … Continue reading

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