Just Last Week

September 21

Homecoming Weekend

[The weekend began, as usual, with the Hall of Fame luncheon at Broadway Ballroom for three new inductees . . . ]

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[Good lunch!]

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September 22

[I somehow managed to miss the Homecoming parade and game (we won both), but we did make the fundraiser for the Education Foundation the next night . . . ]jeans & jewels - Copyjeans & jewels2 - Copyjeans & jewels3 - Copyjeans & jewels4 - Copyjeans & jewels5 - Copyjeans & jewels6 - Copy

[‘Twas a big crowd at Holiday Inn . . . ]

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[The Super managed again to come away with 6 bottles of wine at the auction . . . ]

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[And here she comes again with another “jewels” victory!]

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[Woo-woo!]

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September 26

[The AGC Wednesday fine dining moved to The Depot as the dining season at the golf club ended last week . . . ]

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September 27

[And the monthly Class of ’65 lunch invaded Angelina’s where we talked about such as cataract surgery . . . ]

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September 28

[And then the annual fundraiser for the Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra at Broadway Ballroom . . . ]

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[The Super presents sumphony violinist Lesley Donahue with a bag of MY bathtub toys for her two young daughters . . . ]

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[The Super and Kathy Schultz check out the auction items . . . ]

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[Music fans begin to arrive . . . ]

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[The Super and Kathy are still shopping . . . ]

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[A string quartet begins the evening’s entertainment . . . ]

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[Then the full orchestra . . . ]

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[Erik was wondering if they needed a guitar player . . . ]

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[And dancers took the floor . . . ]

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[Dressed in our finest finery for the symphony . . . ]

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[With a flutist with Trumm Drug connections . . . ]

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[Then a tuba quartet . . . ]

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[A flutist with Carlos Creek connections . . . ]

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[Did I mention the Super got 6 more bottles of wine here?]

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[John and Fran Obert?  No idea?]

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[Students from senior college dance with freshmen from Alexandria Area High School . . . ]

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[The high schoolers are violinists and sat at our table where they displayed a unique ability to devour meatballs . . . ]

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September 29

[Where we noted the change of seasons . . . ]

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[Then an afternoon at Carlos Creek Winery with the Salty Dogs.  You may recognize fiddler Greg as the tuxedoed violinist with the orchestra the previous night . . . ]

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[They drew an SRO crowd – winery crew kept bringing in more tables and chairs . . . ]

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[Foreground Dave was also Class of ’65, but he was only in Alex from 7th through 9th grades . . . ]

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[Joined by a bride-to-be . . . ]

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See the leaves fall; gee, the leaves are clumsy.  ~  (I forgot)

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