May 26, 2015

President’s Column April 2006

If you missed Ladies Night – It’s too bad for you 14 couples participated – We had fun the whole night through We ate at the Legion Hall – Then we all got on a bus It really all went smooth – With no muss or fuss!! Our seats were the best – Right down in the first two rows Lions Toews and Kostick – Truly picked out a funny show Everyone related and laughed – Some had tears in […]
May 26, 2015

A Toast To The Forgotten Woman!!

To the forgotten woman – And also a former Queen Who helps out this King – In ways that are never seen For she knows all the moves – To keep me in the game I totally accept her expertise – Doing so without any shame!! She keeps our house together – While being a wonderful mother as well As you can see she’s a beauty – And physically fit as you can tell She’s a fabulous cook and mom […]
May 26, 2015

Graduation Announcement!

“Pinecone” Dillon Olson – I know many will not believe Will actually be graduating – For some this might be hard to conceive He didn’t want to send out announcements – But as his mom, I have the last word So I’m sending out this rhyme – So at least you’ll all have heard!! This has been no easy task – Four long years I’ve labored hard Between school, sports and girls – I’ve been constantly on guard I didn’t […]
May 26, 2015

A Toast To Our Queen!! Carnival Queen Of Memphis

This years Carnival Queen – Literally is a Queen A graduate ofDarlingtonSchool– A champion on the swim team She is currently in college – At Texas Christian U Katie is a true southern beauty – Whom all the young men pursue!!  With her beautiful, long blonde hair – And eyes so radiant and blue She’s also beautiful on the inside – With a heart so caring and true From Texas to Memphis – There are suitors galore Her cell phone […]
May 26, 2015

A Toast to Julie and Jason!!

Being best friends with the groom – I proudly rise for a toast But first I’ll share some history – Of which I’m sure I know the most Jason lived behind me – We rode the bus to school each day And after school it was basketball – Jason and I would always play!! After graduating from Hayfield High – It was off to Radford U To get his Sports Marketing degree – And meeting Julie, his biggest coup This […]
May 26, 2015

A Toast to Liz and Mark!!

We rise for a toast – We’re the sisters and in law of the bride Mark, for a Texas Longhorn – You’re in for one wild ride Liz is one high strung gal – For her, schedules are meant to be kept Doing it less than perfect – Is something Liz will not accept!! Growing up was special – Our house had a family of 9 We only had two telephones – But Liz had her own private line Rooming […]
May 26, 2015

Happy Birthday Ellen!!

Happy 40th Birthday – The time truly does fly We’ve shared so very much – It causes me to sigh Grade school, high school –EvenCollege as room mates We still love shopping together – One of our common traits!! With Shayna and Andrew – You’re a wonderful stay at home mom Easy going and athletic – With a PhD which you carry with aplomb So dear friend, Happy Birthday – Making memories was so much fun When it comes to […]
May 26, 2015

To Allan and his future bride!!

Allan, since you were a baby – One prayer I would always pray That you’d meet the perfect girl – I knew it would happen some day And much to my delight – It truly was easy to see The lord had answered my prayers – The first time I met Emily!! You both were in the wedding – Carl was Allan’s friend from the baseball team Sara was Emily’s friend – When Emily saw Allan, maybe he’d answer her […]
May 26, 2015

Fridley Lions Presidents Column

The President is gone – But this column must be done Lion Flora is in Florida– Down there having fun First of all it’s important – That the thank you’s are seen Many of us still work – With Lionism in between We’re not all retired – With all that time on our hands So a stroke or two helps – So we’ll answer the next demand Thank you Kathy Linder – The newsletter is great Although Steve comes to […]
May 26, 2015

March Presidents Column Lion Bud lst Vice President

Do you remember your first meeting – Did you know anyone at all Everyone shook your hand – And were pleasant if you recall You didn’t know the procedure – And wondered what was going on Then you volunteered for something – And into the club you were drawn You began to get more involved – And got close friends within the club You became the Lion Tamer – In stead of a wheel, you were the hub Then you […]