Monthly Archives: January 2014

Main Street(ers)

[I think it appropriate we begin here.  Karly “tickles the twine,” the first of her back-to-back made free throws early . . . in 2nd half.  Karly sparked the Cards in that half when we pulled away from the upstart ‘Streeters.  And for a … Continue reading

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California Dreamin’ I

HAPPY NEW YEAR! [I sacked in on New Year’s Eve.  It was Rita’s birthday in San Marcos.  Undoubtedly it would be party, party, party all day long.  And we were still recovering from the long flight from Indianapolis.] [Local creatures … Continue reading

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How to Survive a Blizzard

[The blizzard sun, late this afternoon.] Two things are necessary: provisions and reading material.   Well, we’ve obviously had a lot of practice this year.  Today is Sunday, a blizzard was predicted, it arrived beginning last night as we ventured home after … Continue reading

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No. 1 v. No. 2

[We did not know when we arrived on Thursday night that the game was between the #1 (Alex) and #2 (Detroit Lakes) ranked teams in our section.  We’d been gone for a while (see previous post) and lost track of stuff.  We knew … Continue reading

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California Here We Come!

While in Indiana, Grandpa Ed and I, Grandpa Tom, would go on walks together to places such as Potter’s Bridge, above.  Among the things we discussed on these walks was our pride in our grandson.  And the reason for that … Continue reading

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We Came Home From California and a Hockey Game Broke Out!

Editor’s Note:  It snowed again this Monday morning.  We have been home for five days and have shoveled three times.  Many outside our fair state are probably unaware that there is a little known article in the Minnesota state constitution that … Continue reading

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A Night at the Museum *

*  OK, I’ve used the title before.  And we went in the afternoon, not at night.  But the title has a certain . . . je ne sais quoi, so I thought it appropriate to use it again.  I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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