Gimme a “D” II

[If you look really close, they all have a tiny tatoo on their biceps that reads, “Dad.”]

OK, these are the Trumm file photos from the Sauk Rapids game.  I will interject commentary as inappropriate:

[Thank you, Greg, for covering the JV team – this and the following 5 photos.]

[I never liked running – but I don’t mind watching someone else doing it.]

[“Boy, I hope the new high school has more stalls in the restrooms!”]

And it was parents’ night.  Through my uncanny deductive reasoning processes, I am able to discern that someone else was wielding the Trumm camera during this event.

[Val and Greg waiting for Lauren.]

[People get ready, there’s a game a comin’.]

[Amanda’s introduction – further postings of the elderly gentlemen at the top of the photo will only be included when they have their eyes open.]



[This is the pre-game ritual that usually means someone’s gonna get a whuppin’.  I know I cower in the stands!]

[The Super Fans have just dodged an incoming projectile off Lauren’s foot.  We’re making a point to the ladies that we’re on their side!]

[Thank you, Greg, for covering the dance teams at halftime.  The supervisor was unhappy that I had not – who knew?  😉  ]


[Sauk Rapids won – I believe because Alex’s best dancer fouled out?]


[At one point in the 2nd half, the Storm closed to within 10 or 12 – because they never missed a free throw – but then the Cards burst away again.]

[Alli (c) and Joie (r) from last year’s team.]

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The Journey Begins Thanks for joining me! This is the follow-up to the original, “,” which overwhelmed the system’s ability to handle it any more. Thus, this is “Part 2.” As the original was initially described: 10-26-07-4 “It all began in a 5,000 watt radio station in Fresno, California” . . . wait a minute, that was Ted Baxter on the Mary Tyler Moore Show! Let’s see . . . oh yeah, it all began in 2003 when retirees, i.e., old people, in Alexandria, Minnesota, who had no desire to become snow birds, went looking for mid-winter entertainment here in the frozen tundra of West Central Minnesota. We discovered girls’ high school hockey, fell in love immediately, and it remains our favorite spectator sport to this day. Initially, and for several years, reports on these games were e-mailed to those who were actually snowbirds but wanted to keep abreast of things “back home.” It was ultimately decided a blog would be more efficient, and it evolved into a personal diary of many things that attracts tens of readers on occasion. It remains a source of personal mental therapy and has yet to elicit any lawsuits. ~ The Editor, May 9, 2014 p.s. The photo border around the blog is the Cardinal girls’ hockey team after just beating Breck for the state championship in 2008. It’s of the all-tournament team. The visible Breck player on the left is Milica McMillen, then an 8th-grader – she is now an All-American for the Gophers. The Roseau player in the stocking cap I believe is Mary Loken, who went on to play for UND; and the Cardinal player on the right, No. 3, is Abby Williams, the player we blame most for making us girls’ hockey fans who went on to play for Bemidji State. *********************************************************************************** Photos contained herein are available for personal use. All you have to do is double click on any of the photos and they will become full screen size. You can then save them into your personal “My Pictures” file. They make lovely parting or hostess gifts, or holiday gifts for such as Uncle Ernie who wants to see how his grand niece is doing on the hockey team. If any are sold for personal profit, however, to, for example, the Audubon Society, National Geographic, Sven’s Home Workshop Monthly, Curling By The Numbers, or the World Wrestling Federation, I only request that you make a donation to the charitable organization of your choice. You have two hours and fifteen minutes. Pencils ready? Begin! **********************************************************************************
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