It’s the next day. Schools are closed today. The icy rain continued all night and into the day. I didn’t go out last night. I heard from a fellow Super Fan – he was going to go to the hockey game, stepped outside at 6:45, and stepped back inside. Next door neighbor, Dangerous Dan, just back from a month in a half in California, is waiting for his caretaker to come with 200 pounds of salt so he can negotiate his hilly driveway.
Here’s what I know (this won’t take long). Our Cardinals won the hockey game last night, handing Tech its first conference loss. The StarTribune reported the score as 4 – 3 – even gave period-by-period scoring and listed the saves. An eyewitness to the game reported the score as 5 – 1? Well, a win is a win. 😉 I don’t know if Fiddlin’ Sami was able to perform at SAWA last night?
So, regarding the above photos. Our 2006-2007 hockey team. We took them to dinner at the Pizza Ranch – probably in violation of a dozen NCAA rules. Danielle was the Roadblock goalie, Abby was the leading scorer. They are all growed [sic] up now and can legally drink adult beverages. Makes me feel older than I am (if that’s possible). We heard from Roadblock’s mom this morning about being featured in the blog yesterday – I told her today Danielle would be leading us off. Beth Rindy, standing 3rd from the left, is a junior at Bemidji State, was home for the Cardinals game on Tuesday.
[“The Hoodie” was relief from a bad hair day?]
[No matter how much he denies it, Harris was reponsible for “Little Darlings!” 😉 ]
[If these photos seem randomly placed, it’s because they are. I just plucked them from four old flash drives in no particular order. Who wants to work hard enough to organize them? Anyway, Aunt Mary Kay (a/k/a, Mookie) and The Biddies share a laugh in Mookie’s front yard in Desert Mountain, Arizona, 2009.]
[Rules for Life. (Somewhere, in Texas, in the rain, 2009.)]
[The Biddies in a Texas cave, 2009. They look good in the dark, but don’t tell them I said that!]
[We settled out of court. Apparently I was the first one to ever set off every light in the chair, which caused a circuit overload, which caused a brush fire . . . well, it got ugly, but at least there were no injuries.]
[This was from 2006. The woman on the right is nationally-known for being the daughter of the woman who taught “Weakie’s” kids in Wayzata.]
[Now we’re in 2010. Ruthie’s younger sister, Faith, was getting married in Terre Haute. I obviously thought this platter was a highlight of the day?]
[Our sister-in-law Carolyn at the wedding. She’s a pistol!]
[Well, as long as we were in Terre Haute.]
[A new brew pub in Rita’s hometown of Nashville, Indiana.]
[The supervisor and I had to check the place out.]
[Hey, how ’bout another family wedding? It’s 2007 and we’re in Stafford, Virginia, home of brother Chris and sister-in-law Janet. Their daughter, a/k/a, our niece, Jessica, was getting married. It was a hot today (see the photo at the top of the previous post – it was 100 degrees at their place). They live on the Potomac River, and Chris took us for a ride in his Boston Whaler. Sister Gretchen is his co-pilot here.]
[They live on the West side of the river – on the other side (a long way across), the Eastern shore is a haven for bald eagles. Chris is trying to spot some. Brother Cam’s right foot makes a cameo appearance in the right foreground.]
[The family Obert, last all seen together on the 1964 Christmas letter photo!]
[Father of the bride with his daughter. And why “beautiful bride” is redundant.]
[Dum, dum, da dum.]
[Mom and Dad.]
[Son dancing with mom, daughter dancing with dad.]
[I always find the idea of marriage so traumatizing that when I got back home I was eaten by a tree within a week!]
Next up, part III?