Posted by: caryandjohn | December 31, 2011

Happy New Year, 2012

Happy New Year! Cary and I have been spring cleaning … In with the new and out with the old … Trips to Goodwill and The Container Store … Our home looks great!


Nesting … and organizing our craft supplies …

We had our last motorcycle club meeting of the year on Thursday night … A nice couple from Ireland and The Iron Horsemen MCC visited, bearing a super-nice fellowship trophy and lots of schwag … We loved them!


We also voted in a new prospect, Jen, which makes at least ten new members this year! Wow, how’d that happen? A third of them were women, and a third were from New Jersey! Ha.

I think that Cary and Tegan had a lot to do with attracting all the new female members … a good thing …



We also held elections for next year … Kalle ran for President and I ran to be his Vice President …


We did OK, and are hoping to have fun with our new responsibility … The club is a mom and pop, or old sweater club, or small volunteer social club … I think only fourty members (of maybe 108 total) cast votes … Our wonderful outgoing President, Brian Holm, seemed awfully happy to be done with his commitment though, and refused to be re-nominated … No one would have run against him had he wanted the job again …

Anyway, it is fun, or should be, and is fun almost all the time … We’ll be at the motorcycle clubhouse today, watching college football and motorcycle movies … yay!



  1. Hi Finney here, Pres of the IRON HORSEMEN MCC IRELAND. Just want 2 say thank’s 4 looking after brother stevo an his lovely wife leeanne. Glad you liked the trophy. Look forward 2 meeting you or any of your members if they get the chance 2 come over 2 Ireland. I wish you an your families a happy new year.

  2. Happy New Year!

  3. Hi Finney!
    We had a super time with Stevo and LeeAnne, give them our best, and thanks again for the visit and Trophy!
    Hope to see you all soon,
    VP, SFMC

  4. Hi Folks,

    A HUGE thank you to you all for your wonderful hospitality and great craic at your Clubhouse on 29th Dec. It was great to be there for your meeting and election of officers and it was highly entertaining too.

    You know there is always a place for you to stay over here if any of you are visiting you are more than welcome.

    We look forward to the day when we will meet you guys again.

    All the very best for 2012.

    Ride safe,
    Stevo & Lee-Ann.

  5. Hey Steve and Lee-Ann,
    Great to meet you both; thanks so much for making the effort to come to our clubhouse and establish a relationship between our two clubs with you good-fellowship trophy! You guys are the best!
    Hope to see you again soon!
    — Sweeney

  6. Hey Steve! Happy New Year to you and Steph!

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