Re: [clubpuck] Tradition lives!
I couldn't agree more!!!
Landlocked and hockeyless in Lafayette, IN.
Peter(OK, Pedro if your a Hockey player)
--- Terry Sutton <terrysutton@...> wrote:
> Though the loss of Sammy is bemoaned by all__________________________________________________
> (particularly Meredith), his
> passing demonstrated hockey tradition at its best.
> While we were all
> gathered under the surfboards, ostensibly for a last
> farewell to our
> favorite lawyer (a seldom used phrase), the fates
> knew that the true purpose
> of the meeting was to recruit 2 people for PCCs who
> had thought that they
> weren't going. Lame excuses were proferred, such as
> "I'll get kicked off
> the polo team" or "I need to find a job", but such
> whining was no match for
> the overwhelming logic of the group-- "Hawaii is
> fun!". Our barrister
> contributed mightily with his counsel on the value
> of lying (I must admit
> his use of precise Bible language was truly
> inspiring). It was quite a
> performance by all.
> And so, Club Puck's newest recruits are leading the
> charge to the islands.
> Charmin was dropped off at the airport yesterday
> morning (late for her
> flight, showing her further appreciation of hockey
> tradition), and Z is at
> the airport now. Her hopes of Olympic glory and his
> of gainful employment
> are temporarily suspended in observance of the more
> important pursuit of
> being where the gang is. And, oh yes, we will
> encourage Mededith to do some
> workouts and Zed to do job hunting correspondence
> while in Paradise. Yup.
> Some think that hockey's sense of community is its
> best trait, but I've
> always been fond of its innate ability to get people
> to do what they are
> almost positive is not in their long term best
> interest (Peter Bihl has been
> one of my heroes since 1984!). Hopefully our 2
> advance personnel will be
> scouting out the best Mai Tais for when we join them
> shortly (and Dick will
> be scouting our east coast hockey), but as far as
> I'm concerned they've
> already performed their most important duty.
> Tradition lives!
> Now, before I start singing "If I were a rich man",
> I think I'll go to work.
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