Why the Hell is Oktoberfest in September???

Why the Hell is Oktoberfest in September???

Ain’t that the question? Year after year, it has been on my mind, and today, together, we are gonna finally figure out the damn answer. I’m not sure what my German grandfather would say about this question. Actually, he’s dead, so probably not much. If he were alive,...
Squeezing Out Every Last Bit of Summer

Squeezing Out Every Last Bit of Summer

We Brainerd Lakes Area folk sure freaking love our summers. Boat time, backyard bashes, and Battlestar Galactica. Tonight, I am writing this from my backyard. My second Golden Spike is nearing the bottom of the glass. In the background owls are cooing, “Who...
Welcome Holly . . . Bringer of the Peace!

Welcome Holly . . . Bringer of the Peace!

Greetings Roundhouse Faithful!  Where have you guys been?  It has been awhile. What?  It’s not you who broke off this relationship, but me?  True.  Let’s just say I get distracted easily. Since it has been 10 months since my last blog post I am going to skip a lot of...

The Faithful

Greetings Roundhouse Faithful!As the chief sporadic blogger for Roundhouse I get a lot of questions about what goes into the blog.  People ask questions such as how do you write the blog?  Is it a collection from a kindergarten writing contest?  Do...

Crisis . . .

Faithful!  I am not going to lie to you, Roundhouse is in grave danger.  It all started this morning when Harold Johnson from Tainter, Wisconsin walked in the door.  Before we could even say good morning he started talking trash on the Vikings.  He...