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BNO goes to Sun Prairie

Did the BNO gang get Tipsy? WOW Henry our waiter was amazing and the Lamb burger delivered! Mike Mergener did not lie!

Ten guys and GET THIS Bob Lucas and Mike M. were on their MEDS! They gave a perfect score of #10. That pushes us up to #32 tens since 2005!

Blackhawk CC is up next on August 19th and it proves to be a winner too!

Tens guys made it there and we had excellent service and tasty and Tipsy BURGERS! Thats number #163 guys!

Bob Lucas we on the BIRTHDAY LIST and had a dessert he did not share:

I forgot the raffle prizes but drew names for: Bob Hamm and Dave Flanders and Steve Ploch and Paul Bishop! SCORE 9.328 a new THIRD PLACE FINAL!

Top Ten list

Stop number #162 The Nau Ti Gal We had Naughty Gals there!

WOW #15 guys attended a special BNO as we paid tribute to Ron Curran before his move to Austin Texas. Ron opened up a present: A “BNO” sweatshirt and was given a round of applause for all his past picture 📸 taking and attendance!📌

He made #79 appearances with us over his lifetime! THANKS RON!🏅

Burger rated an #8.5 thanks to Paul Tisdale and Dan Consigny’s hard work! Thank You guys!🏆

Shaky start to some thirsty BNO men but Tova delivered the pitchers, but wait there was Carol and Sarah that slid over to our table + said we looked great for how old we said we were! 🙇‍♂️

We even had live music! And of course Amanda delivered a perfect spot for us to listen to the “Emmy Lou’s!🎼🎤🎸

Next up is The TIPSY Cow in Sun Prairie (6pm) later this MONTH! 7/29! Limited seating is #20. We move up to stop number #163!

There’s Ron Tom and Skipper Bud!
A newbee Ben Steve and Bobby Lucas (A looser at Four Roses BTW)
Theres the Two NN Glenns! and Beaver Dams Man of the year Tom Willie!
Theres Carol and Sara and Happy BNO Men!
Another Newbee Pat Remington and Scott L and Ron!


Wow lots of faces we have not seen for a long time showed up!

Cris Bissell and waitress Jada and Alexa started us out on the roof top and then rain came down, so we went down to the BIG Room~

Score was #8.09 and $191 collected for Second Harvest. Our balance was $447.00 and now we have $638.00 in the kitty.🐱

Big winners on the raffles. Jim Simpson, Jim Adney, Jeff Barfield and his Father and Law “Gordon Lightfoot”. Mike Mergener latched onto the famous bottle of red wine!

Great place and we notched the highest per person expense~ next to a major gathering. $38.00 per

Next month we have two stops in July.

The Na Ti Gal 7/15 has no restriction of number of guys, but at the end of

July……. on 7/29 @ The Tipsy Cow *we can only have #20 guys max. So get your name into me…..Mike M. has the first name notched of course next to me! He is pushing the lamb burger~

Who Is In the 7/15 at Nau Ti Gal. 6:00pm?

Who wants to be Kool for Tipsy 7/29 at 6:00pm?

You guys are lucky…I misplaced the Hop Haus pictures. However: Jeff’s Father n Law is shown!

BNO makes a May Stop in Middleton at the STAMM House!🏠 Score was #8.275!

What a great time and the weather was a WINNER! BNO Bob is done with HIP surgery, and ready for more places. This was stop Number #160

A couple of raffle winners: Funny Oxy Codeine pills netted by: Al Parker

A Beverage Jacket won by Kettle Bell Kevin Williams

And the winning wine bottle goes to Charlie Q!

JUNE IS EXCITING We Gather at the Hop Hause off Seminole Road for Rooftop special with MGR Cris Bissell of Bissell vacuum cleaners Famed Name!

Dave Flanders had his 67th B day on 5/24. and we added a “newbee” ANOTHER Bob! Bob Hamm~. He never offered to pay for everyones evening 😦

Next up is the Hop Haus in Fitchburg and should be a fun time!

Three wild Men here
Paul put your phone down!
Five escapees from Alcatraz!
Are they making up stories about me?
Oh my a cubs fan got in there! These guys are all lit up!
They emailed each other and are wearing RED

BNO goes into April FOOLS Day 4/1 ahead of the scheduled 4/8 date. BNO Bob has hip surgery that day, had to move it up!

Chef Riley and Cody made some incredible Burgers for the BNO gang. Initially, the only burger on their menu was “Build your own”. I spoke to a very KOOL guy “GM HOLLYWOOD” and he said they would make an additionally special burger.

WOW what a surprise when we learned we had #7 to choose from:

This beautiful lady: “AMANDA” was and is easy on the eyes 🎯🥇🙋‍♀️ and was so fun and professional! BNO gang would like to make this a summer stop like Blackhawk with it’s outdoor rooftop and specialized relationship with the staff!


Jim Sniff won a BNO car shade, & Glenn #!1 got the bottle of wine. Jeff Barfield and Steve Kuhn scored chocolate rabbits. BNO Bob provided milk chocolate covered marsh mellow eggs. What a great time.

Next month The Stamm House will have a tuff ACT to follow! 5/20 6pm Middleton.

Buck and Honey is our FIRST BNO back in awhile and it made us all thankful and SMILE!

BNO hits Buck and Honey March 18th for an #8.825. Priscilla did not lead us into temptation, rather she delivered us from EVIL!

Eight guys made a triumphant return and it was good. $83.00 for Second Harvest collected!

We have the Yahara Room downstairs with a secret door!

Bob Lucas won a bottle of red wine but traded with John Ritchie for some Trader Joes’ chocolate

Great time and now we are gaining steam for cover vaccinations and warmer weather!

All Hail the BNO slogan and may all our adventures be TENS #10!

BNO Moves into 2021! COVID GETTING SHOT AT:) 💉

BNO Missed three hits this past year. We should be starting out on STOP number #161.
We are going to try to make up the visits to the various spots, but it’s a month to month deal! SO Far for this Year January and February were also cancelled~. The numbering will iron itself out~

MARCH IS A GREEN LIGHT GO! 3/18 at 6:00pm at Buck and Honey in Monona. Two options are there, outside for sure if weather is OK. A downstairs large room with a massive wooden table (Yahara Room seating every other guy if weather is poor!)

APRIL IS A GO TOO: BREAKWATER IN MONONA. a special burger being prepared and seating outside there! 4/8 6:00pm.






KATHRINE took care of us. Good burger, nice group of #8 guys and $146 for Second Harvest!

Mr. K C Lerner insisted on out total for donation being: $2,345.67! Turned out os was a little more than that. $2,211 in cash and $189.66 in checksfor a total of. $ 2,400. That feeds #7,200 meals!

Next Year we go with $2,021 for a goal.

Sandy of Second Harvest accepts BNO DOUGH!

Kathrine did a good job keeping us full of spirit and food!

Look at them space heaters! Look at them spacey eaters! Emmerick, Schultz, Sniff, GBK, ME, J Ritchie, Limo Larry, and “Give In All I Got Captain,,,Scotty!

Newbee Scott Louther would not pay for the TAB: BOOOOOOO! He had fun I think~

LIBERT STATION scored a #8.6:

Next Month and Next Year Tipsy Cow in Sun Prairie~

BNO goes to OREGON and digs into a great time @ “HEADQUARTERS” THEY ACHIEVED A BNO SCORE of: #8.6!

Mason Our bartender made us happy to be out. He wore a mask through out the entire duration! Ashley handed me my Bucky Burger!! a # 9 in my book!

We collected $106.00 dollars for Second Harvest too! Just $151 dollars to go before we reach our goal!

Larry E. got lucky with tea boxes, malibu booze and some Godiva chocolates he failed to share with all of us! Octobers’ Raffle Prize winner!

Bob Emmerick made a return from being M.I. A.!

Bob Lucas got upset with my statistics and broke my plastic reader! I’ll fix his wagon!


MARTINA OF (NAU TI GALS) IS DONATING $50 dollars towards second Harvest. Outside seating with plastic strapes like being in a meat locker!

Nau Ti Gal’s 6:00pm ON A SUNDAY NIGHT! 11/22/2020 Paul Reckwerdt better show up!

December is off Rimrock Road at LIBERTY STATION! 12/3

January 2021 is set / OUTSIDE at Tipsy Cow of Sun Prairie 6:30 pm 01/07/2021!



Finally a Home run form Limo Larry!
The TWO N Glenn’s are out classed by the Bob’s! Bob Lucas, Bob Emmerick, Bob Phillips!

Mason was quick on the Great Customer service!


September is a great month for getting out and having a cold one!

We were slim in attendance. and had #6 guys drop bye and of course we sat outside! BNO Bob even brought his red wind up umbrella!

Steve Ploch won the raffle and had not been to a BNO is a ton of time so justification!

Game Times’s KUTE Katie won us all over especially Glenn #1! We logged a score of #8.875 and they moved into #13 place. I was close to scoring it a TEN! Glenn was interested in moving into first place with waitress~

$81.00 collected for Second Harvest and that gives us $1,763 beans and we are $257 dollars away from our goal! Pictures were fabulous!

Next month is outside again at HEADQUARTERS in Oregon 6:30 on 10/15.

What a great thing to get out and spend time with such a GREAT group of guys!
Big Winner Steve Ploch
Bigger Winner having all you guys a part of BNO!
Katie was Cutie
Lots of ruff burger scorers!
Bob Lucas looks heavy in that picture 🙂
BNO Bob on the JOB!
A few sprinkles!
Wow some guys are soo addicted to their smartphones !
Nothing like an action photo of the Burger! (And then some)!