Monthly Archives: March 2011

How I Spent My Spring Vacation, Part IV

by Tommy Obert, 5th Grade [Yeah, I do ART!] At oh-dark-thirty this morning, thunder and lightning shattered our blissful reverie.  Our last minutes in Sarasota were spent watching nature’s light show and hoping the thunder claps weren’t going to shatter … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How I Spent My Spring Vacation, Part III

by Tommy Obert, 5th Grade [Groucho, Dick, and the supervisor enjoy Sarasota’s farmers’ market.] Dateline: Sarasota, March 27, 2011: Rosie volunteers to help older people do their taxes.  Yes, there are older people in Florida.  So, it was a good … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

How I Spent My Spring Vacation, Part II

By Tommy Obert, 5th Grade Dateline: Sarasota, Florida, March 26, 2011: We reached the three-day dead fish threshold at the Owen’s. So, we moved about four miles north, still in Sarasota, where we inflicted ourselves upon Rose and Dick McMullen. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How I Spent My Spring Vacation, Part I

by Tommy Obert, 5th Grade We have been gone from Vacationland USA for eight days now. Yesterday morning, next door neighbor, Dangerous Dan, called us in Sarasota to say Alex was “enjoying” another blizzard – the on-line Echo said it … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

State Tournament II

Dateline: Terre Haute, Indiana, March 19, 2011: The team that makes the most shots wins. – Cub Reporter [Thank you, ladies, for a terrific season!] The 2011 Minnesota girls state basketball semi-finals – our Cards v. the No. 1-ranked and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

State Tournament I

The thing I like about my body is that it’s strong. I can move furniture around my apartment. I can ride my horse . . . I can play basketball. It’s a well functioning machine. – Cindy Crawford It’s 3:00 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Hockey Videos (and other stuff)

All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity. – Gordie Howe [We can see open water on beautiful Lake Darling today.  Can spring be far behind?] The following video chronicles the “best hair” at the 2011 Minnesota Boys’ … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment