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Rockpile – 12-19-12

A couple of leagues reached the halfway point of the year’s schedule. On Thursday Nite Ladies League, Obermuellers won the second half honors. The Obermueller Trucking team consists of Maria Halbach, Rachel Pritchard, Cari Cassellius and Angela McGee.

On the Sat. Nite Mixed Couples League, “Double Impact” won the 1st half championship. Their team is made up of Nikki Grant, Doug Standaert, Jolene and Travis Bonte. Also on the Sat. Nite Live League Chuckie DeSmith bowled the high game of the year with a dandy 288 game. Chuckie also put up a 741 series on the “700” tote board. Doug Standaert also rolled another “700” Sat. Nite with a nice 726 series. This is Standaert’s second “700” in the last couple of weeks! Great Bowling guys!!

On the Sunday Nite Mixed League, “Out-4-Fun” won that league’s 1st half. Their team is made up of Steve Bazille, Tauna Quinn, Bobby Hall and Danielle Hall.

Last but not least, we find the B.O.O.B. team taking the mid-season honors on the Mixed Couples League. Their team is made of the following bowlers: Wendy and Dave Brandt, and Bernie and Peg Obermueller.

Congrats to all First Half Winners!!!

Some of the gals had some good split conversions last week. Tara Mitch picked up the 6-7-10 leave. Jill Peterson converted the 6-7-9-10 slit. Jolene Hurtgen made the 6-10 and Rachel Pritchard made the 5-10 split.

Birdie with a yellow bill, hopped upon my window sill, cocked a shining eye and says: “What did you do when your wife sat on the cheese….cracker??” Bee Boop!!

This Week’s Momism: “Because I said so, that’s why!”

Christmas Riddles

Q. Why is Christmas just like a day at the office?
A. You do all the work and the fat guy with the suit gets all the credit.

Q. What do you get if you deep fry Santa Claus?
A. Crisp Kringle.

Q. What do snowmen eat for breakfast?
A. Snowflakes.

Q. Why did the elf push his bed into the fireplace?
A. He wanted to sleep like a log!

Q. Why does Scrooge love Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer?
A. Because every buck is dear to him.

And, once again, we need to be reminded of How the Angel got to be on top of the Christmas Tree.

Not long ago and far away, Santa was getting ready for his annual trip. But there were problems everywhere. Four of his elves got sick, and the trainee elves did not produce the toys as fast as the regular ones so Santa was beginning to feel the pressure of being behind schedule.

Then Mrs. Claus told Santa that her mom was coming to visit. This stressed Santa even more.

When he wanted to harness the reindeer, he found that three of them were about to give birth and two had jumped the fence and were out, heaven knows where. More stress.

Then when he began to load the sleigh one of the boards cracked and the toy bag fell to the ground and scattered the toys. So frustrated, Santa went into the house for a cup of coffee and a shot of whiskey. When he went to the cupboard, he found the elves had hid the liquor and there was nothing to drink.

In his frustration, he dropped the coffee pot and it broke into hundreds of little pieces all over the kitchen floor. He went to get the broom and found that mice had eaten the straw it was made from.

Just then the doorbell rang and Santa cussed on his way to the door. He opened the door and there was a little angel with a great big Christmas tree.

The angel said: Where would you like to put this tree Santa?”

And that, my friend, is how the little angel came to be on top of the Christmas tree.

This Week’s Religious Rockpile Reader
Wes and Mary Bol, Baldwin, Wis.