September 2022 Newsletter
Sunday hikes start at 2:30 pm, go approx. 5 miles, last 1 1⁄2 – 2 hrs. Tuesday hikes
start at 7:00 pm, go approx. 3 miles, last about 1 hour. The SPHC walks at a moderate speed of 2.5 – 3.5 mph. (17-24 min. mile) Hikes start on time.
HAPPY SEPTEMBER BIRTHDAYS!!
9/3 Bill Barrett, 9/5 Dennis Engebretson, 9/6 Jacque Lindskoog, 9/8 Sharon Heaton, 9/14 Jim Lossing, 9/16 Brian Backlund
ANNUAL WIENER ROAST...
Will be Sunday 09/18/202. We will meet by the Como Park Fire rings on Como Avenue.
(between Hamline & Lexington Pkwy.) On the south end of Como Park. A three mile hike will begin at 2:30 pm., followed by the Wiener Roast. The menu will be hot dogs,
fruit, chips and s’mores for dessert. BYOB Cost is $5.00, payable at the picnic. Bob and
Mary Tholkes will provide the wood and build the fire. Info contact: Vern Pearson 651.772.4984
OUR NEXT BOARD MEETING...
Will be Monday, September 12th, 6:30 pm. in the Sun Ray Library. All members are welcome to attend.
SPHC MILEAGE LEADERS THRU JULY 2022
Don Crawford 206, Judy Nelson 206,
Sue Crawford 203,
Vern Pearson 199,
Sharon Heaton 188,
Vicky Beutel 179,
Rose Nelson 174, Rick Nelson 174,
Bernie Wildes 170,
Sandy Herlick 167, Patty Peterson 167,
Wendy Worner 154,
Viv Fickling 150,
Vic Fickling 144,
Bob Tholkes 134,
Brock Herlick 120,
Nancy Duffrin 107,
Beverly Lee 96,
Lyle Mowery 86,
Judy Smith 69.
Total SPHC miles hiked through July 2022: Members 3637, Guests 134 = 3771
Three people made it to all the July hikes: Vicky Beutel, Sharon Heaton and Bob Tholkes
Largest hikes by participants so far:
Vern Pearson’s 7/24 Falcon Heights hike with 26
Lyle & Leslie Mowery’s 3/20 at Lilydale with 24
Vic & Viv’s 3/27 North St Paul hike with 24.
Jean Boyd’s 7/26 in Vadnais Heights with 24.
Leaves changing green to orange
Cold wind against the earth
Rain scatters down Trees bare with no
Grey clouds take over the sky
Frost covers windows
Rather than ice --