Monday, April 25, 2011

A Royal Gathering!

Women on the Edge will hold the first meeting for the 2011 Dragon Boat Team this Thursday, April 28 at 7:00 in the Fireside Lounge in the Great Hall
That is the fact.
The freaky part is that the boat is already full and we are working on Team 2! I know, it's crazy.
Let that be an indicator to you, this event is fun. There is a sign up deadline of June 1, 
but if I were you and I just might be, I would either sign up now, or come Thursday and sign up.
This is royally nutz.

and Carole, what the heck?
2glass, we need you.
Kneisl, are you onboard? Angie, Pepper Anne? Texas?

Here are the details and some downright convincing propaganda

Friday, July 29-july 31,
Be a part of the St. Andrews WOTE Dragon Boat Race Team! Once again, Grand Marais, MN and the shores of Lake Superior will be the stage for the Dragon Boat Festival. No paddling or parade experience needed. We will camp in the Municipal Campground. An info/planning meeting for all interested women: Thurs. April 28th 7pm St. Andrew's Fireside Lounge. Your fee of $125 reserves your spot in the boat.
Click here to register.

Here are some comments from last year

What a strong, crazy, fun bunch of women! The positive energy was vibrant, making me wish we could do this every month...if only MN winters didn't last so long and families weren't such a strong draw. Many thanks for all the love and good times. Great name for us Mary, "Girls with the Dragon Tattoos", very edgy!

I wanted to express my thanks for the absolutely WONderful weekend I had with you all. You were warm and inviting and darn fun to play with! And let me reiterate others' expressed sentiments when I say that I came out of this weekend having a new sense of personal accomplishment, as well as the enjoyment of sharing that communal experience with such great women. And yes, I'm wearing my tattoo proudly for all to see (and ask me about)!!
I do have a lot of photos and will forward some to you as I get them downloaded.
Thank you all again. I loved it

Thanks Lisa and all else, everyone had their place in making for a great time in the wonderous north. We are already talking about joining in again next year! "Sweet Pea"

Hey, Girls with the Dragon Tatoos- It was great to be paddlin' with you all up in the land we love! THANK YOU, organizers and cooks! Has the popcorn salad recipe been posted?
Peace, Mary Straiton
I wanted to tell you that all of my bookclub/college friends told me - multiple times - how much they loved being a part of Women on the Edge. They were thrilled to meet so many women in an atmosphere of such openness and acceptance.

"Also, so rejuvenating to be out with such lovely surroundings. Not to mention the extraordinary company. Looking forward to next year." - Sweet Pea

"As much as I hate using psycho-babble buzzwords, I came away from this experience feeling quite 'empowered' as a woman, and as an individual that can accomplish something difficult if I really try hard (and don't pass out)." - Jan

Friday, April 22, 2011


Come on up to the Great Hall at St. Andrew's. Troy from Gateway Cycle will give us a little info on preparing our bikes for spring riding and then we ride. Meet up at 9 am.


Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Paddles Update

Ok, Boat number one is full. On to Boat number 2. I would suggest to hurry up and decide. It's a boatload of fun you know.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011


Hey Paddlers! It has come to our attention that in a few places (the registration page, the brochure) we put in the wrong dates for this trip so here it is: Women on the Edge Dragonboat team weekend is: Fri. July 29-Sun July 31 The boat is now more than 1/2 full--don't miss out!!!!!

Monday, April 11, 2011

Did I Mention?

The Dragon Boat is half full, but the team won't be complete until YOU sign up! For once, put your event on the calendar in ink, let everything else fall around here, it's easy. Click here.

Friday, April 1, 2011

Women on the Ledge- Basic Outdoor Rock-climbing

Sunday, May 1 10:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Climb into summer with an introductory rock climbing lesson at Taylor’s Falls. We will meet at St. Andrew’s and car pool to this destination climbing location on the beautiful St. Croix. Bring a lunch. All safety equipment and expert instruction will be provided by Vertical Endeavors. Please click here to register before April 20.