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Rockpile – 11-12-2014

Here is a list of some top games and series for last week: Tom Larson and Ben Krosnoski – 255; Dave Brandt – 246; Brent Standaert 233 – Cindy Rassbach and Kathy Alleman – 214; Angela McGee – 213; Dave Brandt – 660; Ben Krosnoski – 645; Mike Wink – 644; Brian Cassellius – 632; Kathy Alleman – 545; Mary Anderson – 533; Cari Cassellius – 536.

 Notable Split Conversions: Kristen Hurtgen 5-10; Cindy Drury 6-8-10; Georgia Leverty 5-10; Orreen Notton 6-7; Doug Johnson 6-7.

Back When

• 1978 Song of the Day: “Sleeping Single in a Double Bed” – Barbara Mandrell

• 1973 Song of the Day: “On the Road Again” – Willie Nelson

• 1988 Song of the Day: “Diggin’ Up Bones” – Randy Travis

• November 15, 1944: A son, Harry Albert Standaert was born to Lawrence and Margie Standaert. Dr. McCusker also delivered this little fella for a fee of $25.00 (another home delivery!!).

• 1885: Frontier “Doc” Holiday died in Glenwood Springs, Colorado at age 35 of T.B.

• 1956: The Ford Motor Co. named its new car the “Edsel” it was only manufactured for three years.

• 1956: Cecil B. DeMilles’ classic “The Ten Commandments” was released.

• 1973: New Jersey was the first state to allow girls to play on little league baseball teams.

Just a Reminder: We are holding our annual Pfeiffer Tournament this coming Saturday, November 15. We have room for three more teams!! Start time is noon sharp!! (Call or stop in to sign up).

A special birthday wish to Betty Anderson, who celebrated her 90th birthday at the community center over the weekend!!

Per Gallon Prices

Gas is at a four-year low right now, under $3.00/gallon. Lets take a look at things that are a “tad” more than $3.00/gallon: Milk – $3.62; Ice Cream – $8.32; Laundry Detergent – $15.36; Vodka – $38.76; Beer $9.57; Bottled Water – $7.50; Toothpaste – $140.15; Eye Drops – $1,766.00

Stuff You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know

• Coca-Cola was originally green

• The cost of raising a medium-sized dog to age eleven is $16,400.

• The average number of people airborne of the U.S. in any given hour: 61,000

• Men can read smaller print than women, women can hear better.

More Funny Signs

• Chicago radiator shop: “Best place in town to take a leak”

• On a plumber’s truck: “Don’t sleep with a drip, call your plumber”

• Seen on Joe Berends’ septic truck: “Yesterday’s meals on wheels!”

• On an electrician’s truck: “Let us remove your shorts!!”

Religious Rockpile Readers of the Week
Alan and Bonnie Van Ranst of St. Paul, Minnesota. (Thanks for the letter!!)

Have a cute story or joke?
Send to:
Leaker’s Place
P.O. Box 213
Glenwood City, WI 54013
or you can email: Leaker@cltcomm.net