Monthly Archives: January 2013

We’re Still Here!

We are enjoying Boston’s coldest weather since 2009 . . . B.C.!  Fortunately, this will not be a forever condition.  On the day we’re scheduled to leave for our next venue, it will be over 50 degrees here – stuff … Continue reading

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Too Big, Too Good, and Tucker’d Out

[A gift from the band, hewn, according to Lynn Trelstad, from a rare, for North Dakota, birch tree, as I understood him?  There are 6 commas in that sentence – well beyond the bounds of responsible journalism!] [Friday night was … Continue reading

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The Best Period, Period (?)

At the end of the 2nd period in last night’s girls’ hockey game v. Sartell/Sauk Rapids, the Super Fans leaned back, collectively caught our breaths, and then looked at each other and asked, “What the heck was that??”  A consensus … Continue reading

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Two Games for the Price of . . . 2!

[Tuesday night, the re-match with Brainerd-Little Falls.  The Flying Warriors only have two conference wins this year, but one of those was against our Cards, our only conference loss.  I think the team had a goal – or 8 – in mind.  … Continue reading

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Victoria Heights, The Early Years [* Still under construction]

Based on the apparent age of youngest brother Cam (held by Mom on the right), this would be the summer of 1955.  Victoria Heights was just developing as Alex’s first “suburb” – we were two miles out of town!  That … Continue reading

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When You’re Old(er) V . . .

Left the house this morning.  First time since Thursday morning.  Had to, we were running low on some staples . . . potato chips and doughnuts, and I had to get the newspaper.  But it’s cold now – really cold!  … Continue reading

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When You’re Old(er) IV . . .

We’re momentarily out of girl hockey players.  But we believe “the grape” to be a credible alternative lead-off hitter.  As you may recall, the supervisor has been on a crusade to get rid household “old” stuff.  That makes me a … Continue reading

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