Monthly Archives: December 2011

We Shoveled Snow Yesterday! (. . . oh, and some games)

[We awoke to this yesterday morning.  We weren’t quite sure what it was – so we called 9-1-1 to make sure it wasn’t some sort of toxic substance!] [As daylight arose, we noted that Alexandrians were out everywhere with pent … Continue reading

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A Blast From the Past XVI

[August 27, 2010]  Ruthie and I, at the same time in different places, made separate, conflicting “dates” for last evening.  So, we began with new friends, those whom we have met since moving back to Alex.   At Camp Ballentine, on … Continue reading

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A Blast From the Past XV

[December 4, 2009]  As I sit here on my stability ball (though becoming more unstable all the time) in my new “office” staring out on the wonders that winter is wroughting (newly coined word), I understand why I take decidedly … Continue reading

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A Blast From the Past XIV (and a new record!)

[A new record 199 “visitors” yesterday – everyone must have wanted to see snow!] [November 21, 2008]  Maybe some of you longtime lake residents have seen this before, but I have never seen a lake the size of Darling totally ice … Continue reading

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Winter IV

[Noonan Park] The end (at least for now) of Winters In Alexandria. [Across the street from our house – a 6-acre ranchette, with horsies!] [Over the years, I’ve been trying to “capture” them frolicking in the snow.  They’re just like … Continue reading

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Winter III

[Our front doors have since moved on to perform their duties in the kids’ pole barn, 9 miles north of Itasca State Park.] More Winters In Alexandria. [A/k/a, the hockey arena] [17 inches on our bedroom deck.] [Waist-deep to get … Continue reading

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Winter II

[The Alexandria “skyline” as seen from Centennial Lane.] More photos crafted by the knowing-eye of the Cub Reporter and his trusty Canon Elph for Winters In Alexandria. [6-foot long icicle.  As you may recall from your lessons, George Carlin once … Continue reading

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