Queen of Hearts speaks out

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

I, the Queen of Hearts, read your April 24 issue of the Miner in which your nice article about the happenings on April 19 were reported. However, I would like to make a correction to the paragraph about the San Manuel Elks Lodge Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.

Regrettably, your esteemed representative was unable to stay until the guests arrived. In fact, they arrived on time at 6 o’clock, including the Mad Hatter. The Queen of Hearts made her entrance shortly after their arrival, again at 6 o’clock. You see, all the clocks in the Kingdom of Hearts are set at 6 o’clock, so no one is ever truly late!

Regarding the decorations, the rooms were not as royally and extravagantly arranged and decorated as is my regal preference. Unfortunately, I made the mistake of beheading my kitchen staff and groundskeepers earlier that day and was forced to make do with my own efforts.

You see, I had the bad habit of ordering “off with their heads” whenever things were not going according to my commands, Thankfully, my remaining faithful herald and the March Hare were able to lend a hand with the preparations. Fortunately, the guests were kind enough to honor my request for them to help me break my habit by pleading for leniency whenever I pronounced that awful phrase. I am happy to announce that their efforts were completely successful by the end of the party!

We then settled down to enjoy our Queen of Hearts Jam Tarts with clotted cream, and a tasty trifle, which is truly a trifle to make, as it consists of whipped cream and powdered sugar with cake cubes folded in. Very delectable! Of course, we also had tea, coffee and a cherry-flavored beverage available.

The room was decorated in a happy spring theme, with flowers on the walls and ceilings, which was very appropriate, since we were, after all, in the March Hare’s rabbit hole. We filled 2 tables with guests and we all enjoyed a wonderful, magical afternoon filled with food, stories, games, contests, giggles and fun.

Of course, everyone departed with a royal chariot full of prizes and favors. Marissa Whitaker was the recipient of the prize for the craziest hat, which she constructed herself and was very delightful! Also, one of our guests won the raffle basket which included a huge chocolate bunny, a very large plush chick, two rabbit figurines and two porcelain egg ornaments. The event ended perfectly with the room filled with bubbles! How divine!

So please, dear Editor, pencil in the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party next year on your schedule. It will again be at the Elks Lodge in San Manuel. Feel free to extend the invitation to all those who receive your excellent publication!

The Queen of Hearts royally thanks you for granting me this opportunity to share with your illustrious readers regarding this lovely event.

Sincerely,

/s/ The Queen (AKA Deb Hunsecker)

The Kingdom of Hearts

San Manuel, AZ

Staff (1293 Posts)

There are news or informational items frequently written by staff or submitted to the Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner, Superior Sun, Pinal Nugget or Oracle Towne Crier for inclusion in our print or digital products. These items are not credited with an author.


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Workers Struggle in a Mining town

    March 25th, 2015
    by

    T T T he towns of Clifton and Morenci, Ariz. are located in Greenlee County. The Morenci Mining District in 1903 would become the site of labor unrest that would lead


    Kearny originally declared ‘hostile, uninhabitable’

    March 25th, 2015
    by

    Pinal Nugget Kearny’s roots began in the 1800s as legendary Arizona explorer Father Kino sought to convert the Apache Indian communities in the area to Christianity.


    Visiting Badger Springs and Agua Fria National Monument

    March 25th, 2015
    by

    A A A gua Fria National Monument was established by executive order in 2000 and at 70,900 acres contains over 400 archeological sites and four major prehistoric settlements.


    Getting Lost in the Copper Corridor

    March 25th, 2015
    by

    Can you guess where in the Copper Corridor this photo was taken? If you guessed Oracle, then you would be correct.


  • Stories Just For You

    Mayor’s Corner: Following the Open Meeting Law

    March 24th, 2015
    by

    I have the odd habit, when eating a meal, of eating one kind of food at a time from my plate.


    Guest Editorial: Is #Arizona Balanced?

    March 20th, 2015
    by

    By Joan Koerber-Walker Special to Copper Area News In the wee hours of a Saturday morning, the Arizona Legislature approved […]


    Mayor’s Corner: Spring Comes to the Copper Basin

    March 17th, 2015
    by

    The wetter-than-usual Fall and Winter rains have blessed us with a nice crop of poppies and other wild flowers this year… and given most of us yards full of weeds! Even


    From the Supervisor: Constituents’ Opinions Guide Vote Against Open Grow

    March 17th, 2015
    by

    During the Board of Supervisors meeting on Feb. 18, an issue regarding a medical marijuana outdoor cultivation  amendment was on the agenda for a public hearing.


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather