Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Welcome, Arthur

Congratulations to Dimitri on the birth of his son, Arthur. The European pronunciation if his name is lovely, Ar-TUR.

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You can purchase tee shirts for 4th of July at Opie's and other locations around town. Proceeds benefit the parade and fireworks. Below is the schedule for 4th of July events.

9:30 am Children's Games & Races(High School Grounds - Valley Road Parking Lot)

11:00 am Christian Temple Concert
5820 Edmondson Ave.
Call 410-747-2041 for more information

3:00 pm 62nd Annual Parade Frederick Rd. (starts at Montrose Ave ends at Bloomsbury)
Come join us. We sit at the end of the route on Bloomsbury in front of the old telephone building.

6:30 pm Catonsville High School Pre- Fireworks Musical Salute

9:00 pm Color Guard Tribute

9:15 pm FIREWORKS DISPLAY at the High School
(Rain Date Saturday July 5th)

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Happy Birthday to Gladys

The Bagel Bunch sings to Gladys

Andrea's last week

Gladys celebrated her birthday today. Best wishes! I wanted to find a miniature rocking chair for her but had no luck. She was celebrating with her family later today. Gladys got teased because she mentioned that she had moved Jack's rocking chair from the porch into the bedroom. She claimed it was so he could sit comfortably to put his shoes on. However, Jack missed and fell, sending one of the rockers through the wall. Poor Gladys was teased with other people's version of the incident. (see previous post, "If the chairs are rocking, don't come knocking").

Speaking of rocking chairs, the Little Sisters of the Poor is having a fund raiser this Saturday from 10 t0 2 where one sponsors people to ......rock. We have encouraged Glayds and Jack to volunteer given their rocking chair expertise!

Bill had fake amputated fingers to scare the ladies. It worked! He also told a story of showing his neighbor his Speedo by pulling his boxers down. Unfortunately, the suit had dry rot and had disintegrated, exposing Bill from the back. Most of us thought this was even scarier!

Andrea has her last week of work, All of Sam's regulars wish her the best.

I will be away for the next two weekends, so be good. This means I will probably miss the running of the chairs for the 4th of July parade, alas. Stay safe and have some laughs for me!

Happy Father's Day

Happy Father's Day to all the dads, Grandfathers, and uncles out there! We had a very nice luncheon with all the men in our lives.

I was surprised to learn that Scott thought Alicia was our daughter. I guess Alicia is even more surprised to think that she has traded in her wonderful parents!