and Deb LaPrairie hosted the Sig Ep party at their home in Reno.
Plenty of the brothers showed up, but many others could not
attend so Rich had a plan to "include" them via a Skype conference
The photos below are what we saw.
got some major use during the party. Rich and his son
Jules did the majority of the cooking.
Ramsey talks with
Eric and Steve.
feeble, if not pathetic, attempt at a selfie.
Gary review the photo roll on his phone.
around the pool was very pleasant.
Paul and Jim watch a Skype session with a brother that could not
Lestina and Gary Lubers.
and Ruppert look at photos.
Paul brought his
drone and flew it over the party house.
drone is a DJI Phantom with a gimbaled camera mount.
our brothers, Dale, could not attend, so we used Skype to
connect with him.
Jim talk about old times.
relaxes around the pool before our chapter meeting.
respectable group shot thanks to Kathleen. Front row, L to
R: Rich Rein (kneeling), Vic Miller, Rich LaPrairie, Craig
Clemmons, Stacey Arnston, George Sanders. Second Row:
Duncan Lestina (with red cup), Steve Phiper, Bill Caid (red
shirt). Third row: Eric Eckelberg, Paul Shattuck,
Jim Pyle, Gary Weiss, Bob Cuffney, Qingbin Chen.
us have aged quite a bit since our last reunion, but time will
do that to you.
some formal announcements, we passed the gavel and all got a
chance to speak.
makes a point.
Ruppert recalls some old days.
Cuffney get his chance at the gavel.
always has something to say, this time was no different.
addresses the group.
Richard, our host, tells us about a book written by a member of the group.
Mark Wood was the first to attempt the kiddie slide.
Paul, Fred and Duncan discuss world hunger.
Rich removes a rack
of ribs from his BBQ. The food was excellent.
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