Monthly Archives: November 2012

Nature Calls III

Every once in a while, one has to escape the hubbub and excitement of the sport and entertainment milieu to commune with nature.  To enjoy the quiet and peacefulness.  To gambol among Mother Nature’s other creatures. Monday morning was such … Continue reading

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Avalanche!

[Parents night for the Cardinal girls’ basketball season opener against Little Falls.] [The Competition] [This year the coaches are parents, too!  Head Coach Wendy Kohler (a/k/a, Kohler), in the white pants, with her 8th-grade daughter, Kendall; and Asst. Coach Julie Hatlestad, … Continue reading

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What, Another Girls’ Hockey Weekend? (Could It Be the Meaning of Life?)

OK, we may as well get this over right up front.  We lost.  Both games.  At Mound-Westonka, 6 – 3, on Friday night; and at Orono, 5 – 2, on Saturday afternoon.  They are both ranked in the Top 10 … Continue reading

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Always Good to Beat the Spuds!*

[* Why yes, that is a holiday play on words!  🙂  Happy Thanksgiving!] Obert’s Happy Thanksgiving Ruthie – Executive Chef; Tom – Assistant Chef/Bus Boy Veggie Tray (celery, carrots, radishes, olives) Baked Ham Baked Sweet Potatoes Fresh cooked Green Beans … Continue reading

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Our Weekend With Abby

Sometimes the duties of this “job” require extensive road trips.  This past weekend was such a time.  [Yes, I did plan for beer taps to be in the background.  😉   Ms. Williams is “of age” but cannot partake because … Continue reading

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Alexandria – 6, Detroit Lakes – 0

The home winter sports season officially started last night.  Visitors here are undoubtedly delighted they will no longer have to read about our dining endeavors as fillers (yes, that was a play on words). And so we begin.  This was the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving With Basketball Dan

[OK, this was 2003.  But you get the idea.] [OK, this was 2007.  But you get the idea.] [This was last Saturday.  I didn’t get there in time to duplicate the preceding photo.] Saturday marked either the 40th or 41st … Continue reading

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