An Ol' Broad's Ramblings

Drinking Right With The Right Folks!

8 January 2012, 6:05 pm. 13 Comments. Filed under Blog Stuff, Friends & Family, Just Cuz.

Well, it’s no secret that I don’t actually drink, but it was definitely great to see some folks, and meet some new ones. Don’t ask me who, I can’t remember names. And seriously, I wasn’t drinking….unless you consider Coke drinking. :) And thanks to the lady who bought the first one. LOL

So, Chris and I set out for Papa’s Social Club in Milwaukee. There have been a LOT of changes to the freeways, and I’m rather impressed. No doubt, the next time I come up here, they will be redoing the whole shebang….again. Cuz, y’know….that’s what gubmints do….they fix things that ain’t broke, and tinker to the point that….well…y’all know.

It was a wee bit windy, but honestly, it wasn’t THAT windy. Heh.  Naturally, to me, it was quite chilly.  But you know these Yankee types are….they consider anything above freezing (32 degrees) balmy.  Imagine the amusement they got out of my red fox jacket… hey….I was cold!  However, sitting outside in the sun a couple of time, it really wasn’t too bad….till the the wind blew…and then, Chris AND AB commented on the chill.  :D


Some of my favorite folks showed up.  And a couple are sick, so didn’t show.  :(  Left to right…Kevin, AB, Sam, Fred, Tammy, Chad…ok…yeah, we let him live…and Dan, who got a $10 donation for his campaign.  I got a bumper sticker.  Yup…I’m gonna put a “Stand With Walker” bumper sticker on my Tennessee truck!  No, Mr Ol’ Broad….not on the bumper.  I can tape it in the back window.

And what do you do in a social club?  Why, you socialize, of course.  DUH!  L to R… Chris, Cindy, some guy with his back showing, Dan, Ric, and Ric’s dad.

Once again, I am abused by Cindy and Chris.  It’s become such a habit, I don’t even remember what it was this time.  *snicker*

And of course, we have my favorite Badger hugging buddy, Patrick.  You can see how much he likes having his picture taken. Lookin’ so good hon!!  :D

I’m not sure why I didn’t take more pictures, but if I come across some that others too, I’ll add ‘em.  Steve was also in attendance, but for some reason, I didn’t get a picture of several folks.  He and a lady named Mary are the only ones I can think of right now, although, someone said Dad29 was there, but I wouldn’t swear to it since I’ve never met him.  And where the blazes is Frank???  Couldn’t have sworn I got a shot of him.  sigh….  Oh yeah… Wiggy was there too.

Along with getting together with some terrific folks, there were also donations for our troops that Chris will send to her son, who will share with others in his unit, and maybe other units as well.  There is a LOT of stuff to pack into boxes for shipping.  I think I’ll volunteer to help her get some of it packed.  Can’t do ALL of it, cuz…well, the Mr expects me to be home sometime before the end of the year.  :P  Yup…LOTS of stuff!

Sadly, Chris hadn’t been feeling too well all day, and she starting feeling even worse.  :(  So we left before most of the others.  Poor baby seems to have contracted the creeping crud that seems to be going around up here.  (uh oh…praying I don’t get it too…but I won’t be gettin’ too close…. Heh!)

I really love coming up here and spending time with Chris and her family.  Good people, and they haven’t dug a hole in the back yard to bury me yet, so I guess all is well.  LOL

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  1. Chris from Racine. 8 January 2012, 6:09 pm

    The key word, m’dear, is YET.  And after that picture?  Well, better lock your door.  Oh wait – there IS no lock.  Bwaaahahaaahaha!!!!

  2. olbroad. 8 January 2012, 6:12 pm

    Wonder if the .40 would work as a doorstop?  Maybe a bunny slipper do a better job?  Hmmmm….  :D

  3. Chris from Racine. 8 January 2012, 6:16 pm

    You forget – I know you wear ear plugs and I’m vewy, vewy quiet.  Heh.

  4. Shoebox. 8 January 2012, 6:22 pm

    Really?  You two are in the same house and you’re using the web page to communicate?  Really?  Wisconsin must have run out of alcohol!

  5. Patrick. 8 January 2012, 6:22 pm

    I’ve got a shovel…

  6. olbroad. 8 January 2012, 6:25 pm

    Hmmm….  Considering leaving the earplugs out.  :P

    Shoe….you haven’t seen the conversations on FB when she is 2 feet away.  LMBO

    Patrick….you’d miss me and you know it!  thplbbbbbbbb***

  7. Chris from Racine. 8 January 2012, 7:24 pm

    Kate – you’re half deaf!!

    Shoe – she was all the way in the kitchen!  Sheesh!  ;) 

  8. olbroad. 8 January 2012, 8:26 pm

    Oh hush!  And yeah…what she said!  :P


  9. Cindy K.. 8 January 2012, 8:31 pm

    I knew I shouldn’t’ve looked. I’m a fun-loving gal. What can I say?

  10. Cindy K.. 8 January 2012, 8:32 pm

    Wait! That’s who that was!

  11. olbroad. 8 January 2012, 10:21 pm

    That’s who was what where?  :? 

  12. yoSAMite. 9 January 2012, 12:01 am

    It was nice meeting you.  I did get a bit nervous when someone mentioned you wanted a shot of me.  I heard you wanted a shot at me.  Since I didn’t see a gun on ya, I felt much more at ease.  Only you could pull off a rooster coat and still be cool.  Gods best to you.

  13. olbroad. 9 January 2012, 10:28 am

    LMBO  If if makes ya feel any better, I wasn’t even packin’ yesterday!  :D  And if y’all don’t quit pickin’ on my FOX coat, I’m gonna sic some peacocks on y’all!  :P