Skip to comments.Tale of Two Rallies - Olney, MD Week 297 & 298, Oct. 1 & 8, 2011
Posted on 10/14/2011 7:37:16 AM PDT by trooprally
Fall weather is definitely upon us. The weather changes from moment to moment. Just yesterday, Thursday, Oct. 13, after a rainy morning, the sun popped out to warm us up to the mid-70s. Then storms rolled in during the rush hour, only to have a tornado touch down on I-95 near Quantico Marine Base.
But I have to go back two Saturdays to our Olney Support the Troops Rally.
BELOW LEFT: Oct. 01 in Olney. Mid-50s, slight breeze and an occasional cold drizzle. BELOW RIGHT: Oct. 08, Warm and sunny.
OCTOBER 01 - WEEK 297 Patriots that were there the whole morning: Lurkers Bill and Jim, Fraxinus and GunsAreOK. [Mrs] T and I were there just for the set up. We had to leave to see our granddaughter play soccer down in Frederickburg, VA. Her team won 6-0. And better yet, weather was sunny and warm.
PS - The only picture was the one above while [Mrs] T had her camera out. The designated photographer in our absence forgot the camera.
OCTOBER 01 - WEEK 297
Patriots in Olney this Saturday include Lurkers Bill & Jim, Fraxinus, GunsAreOK, Sensei Ern, [Mrs] Trooprally and myself.
Another patriot, J, joined us later. J is almost a weekly passing supporter, honking and waving as she passes. Her business keeps her busy Saturday mornings but today she finished up a little early. Her husband is a Vietnam Vet. This lady is a true conservative patriot, holding rallies for Republicans at these same corners during the last election. I know, most Republicans in Maryland are no Cain or Palin, but the are better then than the libs that control Maryland.
BELOW LEFT: J passing by. BELOW RIGHT: And with Fraxinus, Sensei Ern and Lurker Jim
BELOW: Js reminder for the 2012 election
BELOW LEFT: Fraxinus dressed for the warm weather, Lurker Bill behind him. BELOW RIGHT: Lurker Bill enjoying our Support the Troops Rally.
BELOW LEFT: GunsAreOK BELOW RIGHT: ME
BELOW: And Lurker Jim
OUR EVER FAITHFUL SUPPORTERS
If you live in northern VA and want a short cut to Olney See Post 39 Here. It's an easy 20 minute drive from the American Legion Bridge.
A special Thanks to a FReeper FRiend for enhancing the original plain type directions.
The Archive of Olney FReeps is here or in the LINKS section of Trooprally's ABOUT Page.
WEATHER UPDATES HERE.
WARNING TO FREEPERS ATTENDING OLNEY
Some new money making have been installed on north bound Georgia Avenue right before you enter the main business district. Slow your speed after the light at King William Drive.
And a new one has been placed just south of Brookeville, between Brookeville and the Longwood Community Center.
Next Saturday, same place, Georgia Avenue, MD Rte. 97 and MD Rte. 108 in Olney
NEW TIME - 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
As always, the D.C. Chapter's rules for protesting will be in effect. Briefly, they are: No violence, no profanity, no racism, no provocations, obey the law and treat all law enforcement officers with respect.
But a lot of verbal engagement is always welcome.
DC Chapter Master Ping List
Just made these AARs before tomorrow’s FReep.
I have a set of 200 pix posted re: FR events. Many of you folks are in them. They are in Facebook so I have it set for ALL to view, not just members.
I started with about 3000 pix. Lot I could have hilighted but wanted to make sure I got a little taste of this & that included. Some whole events weren't even covered. If you are a member of FB feel free to tag yourself or write any comments. I am very bad with names unfortunately. Please share with any of your friends who might not be on Trooprally's list
Thanks for the ping - wish I were there!
Wow! A lot of fond memories from the pics I remember. Thanks for taking the time to put them up.
You are welcome for the ping. Come early for the DC Chapter Christmas Party and FReep with us. Make it a day. Dress warmly though.