Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Last Volleyball Game Ever at JHS!

Oh, and we won, 3 – 0 over Detroit Lakes in the section semifinals.  [The final will be Friday in Fergus Falls v. Moorhead.] [Tuesday night, the team lines up for the last volleyball player introductions ever at the Jefferson … Continue reading

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A Halloween Scare!

[(Strategizing over post-game dining options?)] It was busy on the streets of Alexandria last night . . . very busy.  As the entertainment capital of Douglas County, things were happening everywhere.  The supervisor and I lit out for the high … Continue reading

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Moby Obie Memorial Mediterranean Cruise, The End!

CANNES [Our first view of Cannes, famed locale of the international film festival.] [Our second view of Cannes.  As near as I can tell, it is pronounced “can,” as in we kicked the “can” down the road.] [Our first daylight … Continue reading

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Potpourri *

[*  Not an illegal drug, not a species of rutabaga, not a good name for a pet goldfish, but a place to put stuff that didn’t otherwise have a place.  This is some stuff that happened at home both before … Continue reading

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Moby Obie Memorial Mediterranean Cruise, Day 11

PISA & FLORENCE [From the port city of Livorno, we boarded a tour bus for a ride through Tuscany to Pisa and Florence.] [We disembarked in a Pisa parking lot.] [Led by our tour guide, Rosa (lower left), we wandered … Continue reading

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Moby Obie Memorial Mediterranean Cruise, Day 10 (Part II)

ROME [OK, it’s time to wrap up the cruise blogging before the snow flies!  We’re back on the ground in Rome, here at the Monument of Madonna on Piazza di Spagna (Spanish Square).] [A pizzeria in Rome?  Really?  Who’da thunk?] … Continue reading

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Conference Champs!

[In a stunning display of athletic prowess, our Cards overwhelmed the Rocori Spartans in three straight games to claim the conference championship on Thursday night.  The Cards came into the game undefeated in the conference; the Spartans were 9 – … Continue reading

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