Tag: Game Gang

Game Gang is introduced to Left, Right, Center

Nancy Toppan The Game Gang celebrated, with a champagne toast, Susan and David Parker, commemorating 19 glorious years since they met. We all got a kick out of David’s “Perfect Husband” t-shirt. The couple’s first meeting was rather frightening. They had been invited to a friend’s home on a blind date and ended up in…

Game Gang fun

Nancy Toppan The Game Gang enjoyed tasty appetizers, beer brats, smoked brats and side dishes, before settling into a jovial game of Mexican Train at Melodye and Bobby Rogers. Frozen ice cream sandwiches and fruit was served during a short break. Our host, Melodye Rogers was “The Big Winner” with only 92 points. In second…

Game Gang plays three thirteen

  Nancy Toppan The Game Gang filled up on delicious chicken, potato salad and baked beans before settling into a fun game of three thirteen at the Toppan’s. Three thirteen is a variation of the card game rummy. It can also be referred to as “Wally’s Game”. It is an eleven-round game played with two…

Chinese Christmas at the Wrights’

Nancy Toppan The Game Gang in their “Holiday Attire” were greeted at Al and Viv Wrights’ with their famous Brandy Alexanders. A delicious smorgasbord of hors d’oeuvres, yummy dessert and wine was served. A whimsical game of Chinese Christmas was played. We then told of our most hilarious Christmas incident, and Jere Bone led Christmas…

World Series Baseball and Mexican Train

  Nancy Toppan The Game Gang enjoyed a whimsical game of Mexican Train and Italian cuisine while viewing Major League’s Baseball 2017 World Series at Melodye and Bobby Rogers’ home. In the franchise’s 56th season, the Houston Astros are finally champions after closing out the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 5-1 win in Game 7…

The Engagement Mystery Party

  Kathy Heberlein and Nancy Toppan The year is 1948, Monaco, France. Madeline Grant, the widow of a Texas oil baron, is engaged to Martin Chancellor, who entered the O.S.S. in World War II. He was missing and presumed dead. Madeline had fallen in love with Martin when she came to Europe as a young…

Sporting sombreros at the Parker’s

Front row: Ed Heberlein, Kathy Zumann, Nancy Toppan, Millie Aramanda, Susan Parker and Viv Wright; back row: Tom Zumann, Pete Toppan, Mike Aramanda, David Parker and Al Wright

Nancy Toppan The Game Gang had a fun evening at Susan and David Parker’s home, wearing sombreros and sprucing up the Mexican Train Game theme. Everyone enjoyed tasty Italian cuisine before the games began and dessert and snacks during game time. Ed Heberlein was both the “big winner” with 140 points and won the most…

Keep the frozen margarita machine running

Sitting: Ed Heberlein, Vivian Wright, Jere Bone; standing: Al Wright, Melodye Rogers, Mike Aramanda, Kathy Heberlein, Millie Aramanda, Pete Toppan, Nancy Toppan, Bobby Rogers and Vickie Bone

Nancy Toppan In the hot summer month of July everyone was greeted with a refreshing frozen margarita as we entered the courtyard of Vivian and Al Wright’s home where the margarita machine was placed. Along with our cool margaritas, Mexican cuisine was served. We enjoyed delicious appetizers, Jalapeno cheese squares, guacamole dip and chips, sizzling…