May 26, 2015

Dougie, Say it ain’t so!! Written in support of the Northwest loyal employees

Dougie are you crazy – Or maybe it’s just me Are your eyes wide open – Because I don’t think you see You are abusing the system – For no good reason at all I can’t call you smart – But I will say you have gall!! You came out of nowhere – Because Wilson had too much heat Taking the company into bankruptcy – To the creditors it was bittersweet The company was bleeding money – A sacrifice at […]
May 26, 2015

Master Of The Inn!! Cottage Inn Lanesboro MN

His name is Waldo – And he greets each guest As Master of the Cottage Inn – I feel, it’s Lanesboro’s best You can usually find him – In the kitchen each day Cooking up breakfast – As tasty as any Gourmet!! He retired from teaching – Confusing to say the least For he’s busier now – As Lanesboro’s chief Artiste For Waldo and wife Marylyn – And Eric their son Also operate the Commonweal Theatre – For work and […]
May 26, 2015

Happy Birthday Frank!!

You’re turning fifty – But it doesn’t seem real You’ve accomplished so much – It’s a really big deal Hard work and being anal – Has served you quite well And being a perfectionist – Your accomplishments continue to swell!! You worked your way through college – Law school being the last stop Then you became a Corporate lawyer – Working your way to the top Being involved is a must – Always working very hard Serving on every committee […]
May 26, 2015

A Toast To Beth and Quinn!!

I’m the Maid of Honor – But also sister of the bride I rise for a toast – And I do so with pride But first a little history – A walk down memory lane First, Beth loves to make lists – Which she dutifully maintains!! Both of them love pizza – Quinn has his pet peeve People sitting at a bar on a cell phone – He finds it hard to believe They are both very smart – And […]
May 26, 2015

Thank You Jill!!

It all really started – A little more than a year ago Jim Shaw and Charlie Dauphin – Were discussing the reunion show Then I got involved – And it was time for things to be done So we put our heads together – And decided to make it fun!! This event is very special – After all, it’s been 40  years So everyone must get notified – By reliable volunteers We turned and took a look – Deciding none […]
May 26, 2015

Happy Birthday Carol!!

You’ve been a part of my life – Many memories we share At home I was messy – Cleaning my room was quite rare You hired me to help you – You made cleaning house fun I think back with fondness – Other things that we’ve done I still have your painting – Of that wonderful white hog Each time that I look at it – Another memory unclogs Pulling blossoms off Gloxinia’s – While watching the fireworks show You knew […]
May 26, 2015

Good-Bye Mrs.

My Mother in Law Muriel Durst By Erwin Dauphin To say you’ve been an inspiration – Is an understatement indeed You’ve been a wise role model – Truly a rare, rare breed Raised by your grandparents – In a life some would call hard You knew the meaning of values – And you were held in high regard!! Always ready to listen – Offering no opinion unless asked A cheerful and willing worker – No matter how hard the task […]
May 26, 2015

A Toast to Scott and Leslie!!

From your friend Bob Overby A picture speaks a thousand words – But this one speaks much more For Scott is not your normal guy – He’s stubborn to the core We were canoeing in the Boundary Waters – With two friends Greg and Mark Who warned us about this Rapids – But in Scott it lit a spark!! He said he wanted to see it – So to the rapids they led the way Scott took a look and […]
May 26, 2015

Congratulations Ron!!

Golf Magazines Top 100 Golf Instructors – Why is that no surprise The game always intrigued you – Every aspect you’d analyze You’ve been given quite an honor – Just remember I knew you when Your educated hands were still learning – And your Lag was not a ten!! But even when you were a Junior – And we were all taught by Bobby Stowe Back at the Skyline Country Club – Even then you practiced like a pro Always […]
May 26, 2015

Happy 60th Mary and Nick

Turning 60 is special – And you both are special to us So in celebration of the event – We wanted to make a little fuss A quick review of your lives – Like how you both met Falling in love at St. CloudState– A wonderful marriage with no regret!! Nick, you worked quite hard – And achieved much success Working for Red Owl and Super Valu – Never trying to impress You’ve even had your own store – In […]