Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Party . . .

If you ever appear on a cake, chances are pretty good you did something awesome . . . or were having a birthday.  In this case it was the former for the grandson.  He was graduating from Noblesville, Indiana high … Continue reading

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The Trip . . .

We can call it that because you know it didn’t go smoothly . . . [But before we left, beautiful Lake Darling was . . . well, beautiful.] “The trip,” or any trip now, is accompanied by the notebook computer, … Continue reading

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Alexandria, Home of the . . . Tigers?

OK, we’re getting ahead of ourselves here.  But several days ago we left the cozy confines of home to venture out on America’s highways and byways on Memorial Day weekend.  Always a bad omen considering our usual travel misadventures.  Actually, Memorial … Continue reading

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MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC!

But first, it is spring in Minnesota . . . and with the weekend approaching, thus do the black clouds adhere to the local “laws of Nature.”  Friday night began with a meet and greet the new members of the … Continue reading

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Keeping TRACK II

Time for the annual report from track and field.  I had certain events in mind as I sped from the softball game back to the high school [see previous post] for a tri-meet with Sartell and Willmar.  I had checked … Continue reading

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Cards Only Win by 10?

The day after the Cards dispatched St. Cloud Tech 21 – 5, they hosted the other St. Cloud team – Apollo.  On a day equally bright and clear, the temperature was about 20 degrees cooler.  That temperature change “chilled” the … Continue reading

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21 Runs . . . in the First 3 Innings?

[Yes, the thermometer read 110!  And the glasses read either dandruff or head lice.] It was a hot and not stormy night as I made my way through Alexandria rush hour toward Woodland Elementary School and the Cardinal softball game … Continue reading

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