Monthly Archives: March 2013

Just an announcement . . .

For those not on the e-mail list (well, and for those who are, too), “Cold to Cold” (Part II) – Boston, has finally been completed.  It’s 9 stories back, on March 5.  We thank you for your indulgences.

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Basketball Wrap

The Minnesota Boys’ State High School Basketball Tournament ended last night and thus effectively ended the season for me.  Oh sure, I used to follow college and pro basketball – but, eh, been there, done that.  Basketball Dan will provide … Continue reading

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Today’s Golf Tee Times are Explicably Postponed!

[On March 22, 2012 (i.e., exactly one year ago), the Alexandria Golf Club opened for play, undoubtedly led by a bunch of old men in funny shorts and extremely white legs.  It didn’t quite happen today.] [The sign provides a … Continue reading

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Spring?????

[A quintessential winter sky.  I don’t know what “quintessential” means.  I just wanted to use it in a sentence.  (Oh, I’m sorry.  That was “vicissitudes.”)] So, what’s the deal here?  The coldest first day of spring in 48 years!  17 … Continue reading

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If It’s Monday, It Must Be a Blizzard (. . . and Music)!

[Monday mornings are for garbage pick-up.  For at least the last four, they have followed weekend weather events that have created logistical difficulties in reaching the end of the driveway.  At times, the supervisor has had to call the fire … Continue reading

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Toiletries: A Survey

This survey was made possible (in part) by grants from the Aloe Vera and Cocoa Butter Associations of the United States and Mesopotamia.  Any resemblance to actual events or locales or persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental.

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Winter

“We live in Minnesota because we love it, because we embrace the change of seasons, and not everyone can do that,” Swarthout said. “By us doing this every year, we’re proving to the rest that we’re tough by doing something … Continue reading

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