Monthly Archives: September 2013

Alexandria – 3, Brainerd – 0

We momentarily interrupt the cruise (yeah, I know, it’s taking me forever to do Naples, et al?) to bring you a volleyball game.  Thursday night our Cards swept Brainerd to remain undefeated in the conference and in first place!  🙂  … Continue reading

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Moby Obie Memorial Mediterranean Cruise, Days 8 & 9 (Part I)

NAPLES, POMPEII, AND THE AMALFI COAST [When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s . . . Napoli!  🙂  We left Mykonos for a two-day voyage to Naples, home of the pizza!  And the Margherita pizza, … Continue reading

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The Grape Stomp

[OK, I lied.  We’re not going to Naples (well, we will after this posting).  The annual Grape Stomp at Carlos Creek Winery took place over a week ago, last Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  If I wait any longer, it won’t … Continue reading

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Moby Obie Memorial Mediterranean Cruise, Day 7

MYKONOS [OMG!  Well, at least I got Mom’s legs.  So, we’re on the “road” to Mykonos, the most famous of the famous Greek islands, playground for Greek oil tycoons, the beautiful people, the yachting class, children of playground age, and … Continue reading

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Moby Obie Memorial Mediterranean Cruise, Day 6

ISTANBUL [The supervisor likes to be served.  So, on some mornings, we went to our dinner restaurant.  And served we were.  A line of wait staff greeted us at the door.  Then approximately 27 of them would monitor our table … Continue reading

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Volleyball, and Other Things Local

[The new high school logo!  🙂 ] We had to break up the cruise to catch up on stuff.  Blogging the cruise is taking longer than the cruise.  But with the deft and meticulous coverage I am giving to it, I’m … Continue reading

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Moby Obie Memorial Mediterranean Cruise, Day 5

KUSADASI [Yeah, I hear ya?  It’s in Turkey.  We’ll get to it.  But here we are coming into port, with Bill and Anne at the rail.  Also at the rail is a person of interest we mentioned earlier – the … Continue reading

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