Monthly Archives: March 2011

Then We Drove Home in a Blizzard

My computer’s broke! – Staff Photographer, on why he hasn’t posted any photos for a while [After the events of last evening, let’s hope he’s up and running soon!] Got home at 1PM today. Unloaded and unpacked some stuff. Too … Continue reading

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Student Showcase

The Alexandria Public Schools Education Foundation supports educational excellence and a passion for learning by partnering with our community. Last night, at Discovery Middle School, the Education Foundation sponsored its 2nd annual (thus, almost making it a tradition) Student Showcase … Continue reading

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Tough Road Trip

Applaud us when we run, Console us when we fall, Cheer us when we recover. ~ Edmund Burke Something didn’t seem right when we saw the brackets. These were not familiar teams. The boys’ basketball team was scheduled to play … Continue reading

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36-In-A-Row!

There are really only two plays: ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ and put the darn ball in the basket. ~Abe Lemons Mom loved basketball so much she even watched Timberwolves games (Dad hated basketball; called it “Thumpa, thumpa!”). Today is Mom’s birthday … Continue reading

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Senior Shovelers, Part Deux

It’s a great thing when you realize you still have the ability to surprise yourself. Makes you wonder what else you can do that you’ve forgotten about. ~ Alan Ball We’re going on vacation soon – we just don’t know … Continue reading

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WOW!

A good [blog] is never nearly good enough but a lousy [blog] is a joy forever. – Garrison Keillor (paraphrased) [They call it puppy love. An interesting sensation as one approaches 64. But I was nervous the morning of the … Continue reading

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A 30-Point Turnaround

I’m not busy… a woman with three children under the age of 10 wouldn’t think my schedule looked so busy. ~ Garrison Keillor The Cardinals boys basketball team ended the regular season with a 49 – 37 home victory over … Continue reading

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