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The Rockpile – 8-28-2013

Well, welcome back everybody!!  Where did the summer disappear to? Real soon we’ll be back in full swing for all of our bowling leagues.

 There are several leagues having meetings and Fun Nites in the next couple of weeks.  We’ve got new pins, resurfaced the lanes, plus many hours of preventative maintenance have also been completed.

Speaking of time slipping by, this is the start of our 23rd year here at the Ol’ Rockpile.

One very sad event happened in the last couple of months as we lost Mr. Dean Richardson. Dean and Rose Marie owned the bowling ally before we purchased it in August of 1991. Dean was not only the previous owner but a very special friend. He also dropped whatever he was doing to come and help me out when the bowling machines were acting up.  Many a time he went home with a greasy shirt or jeans after fixing the machines. He will be sadly missed!!

We will have a meeting this Wednesday at noon for the Wednesday Afternoon league. We need a couple more bowlers, so if you are interested, stop in or call. This is a mixed league of guys and gals. Keep your eyes and ears open to see when your league starts.

Rustic Lore Days are right around the corner and will take place on Sept. 6, 7, and 8th.

We have a bean bag tournament on Sat. Sept. 7th starting at noon. We will take the first 16 two-person teams. It will be a double elimination tournament. Call or stop in to sign up. (715-565-7300 or 715-688-9918).

Our Kiddie Tractor Pull is right out front of the bowling alley and right after the Grand Parade on Sunday afternoon. The parade starts at 1:00 and should be done approx. between 2:30 and 3:00.

Also we will have a 28 Board Party on Sunday, September 15th during the noon Green Bay game. Bring a dish to pass.

Back in the Day: 

• 1969 – Country Song of the Day: “A Boy Named Sue” – Johnny Cash

• 1991 – A gallop poll revealed that people who eat ice cream are less likely to be nervous than people who seldom eat ice cream. (I love ice cream!!)

• Holiday: August 26: National Popsicle Day

Joke of the Week – Two Catholic Parrots

A lady goes to her priest one day and tells him, “Father, I have a problem. I have two female parrots, but they only know how to say one thing.”

“What do they say?” the priest asked.

“They say, ‘Hi, we’re hookers! Do you want to have some fun?’ ”

“That’s obscene!” the priest exclaimed.  Then he thought for a moment and said, “You know, I may have a solution to your problem. I have two male talking parrots, which I have taught to pray and read the Bible…Bring your two parrots over to my house, and we’ll put them in the cage with Francis and Peter. My parrots can teach your parrots to pray and worship, and your parrots are sure to stop saying that phrase in no time.”

“Thank you,” the woman responded, “this may very well be the solution.”

The next day, she brought her female parrots to the priest’s house. As he ushered her in, she saw that his two male parrots were inside their cage holding rosary beads and praying.

Impressed, she walked over and placed her parrots in with them.

After a few minutes, the female parrots cried out in unison: “Hi, we’re hookers! Do you want to have some fun?”

There was stunned silenced.

Shocked, one male parrot looked over at the other male parrot and said, “Put the beads away Frank, our prayers have been answered!!”

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P.O. Box 213

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