Monthly Archives: March 2014

California Dreamin’ VI (Part I)

Rita’s been home for a month from her two-month long stay in San Marcos.  We have been home for 2 1/2 months from our stay with her.  And I’m about halfway through reporting on it!  Good thing I didn’t go … Continue reading

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Since the State Tournaments . . .

Taxes and the winter sports seasons have now been completed.  So, now what? [The “fake” sun, before the real one appeared above the horizon on March 3rd.] The morning after the Cardinals’ state tournament basketball game, the supervisor and I awoke from … Continue reading

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Just For Fun (Again)?

Delving once again into the dust-ladened archives of my early years as a “columnist.” February 17, 1989 Have you ever wondered whether they sell Plymouths on the planet Mercury?  Have you ever wondered why Tuesday comes before Wednesday?  Have wondered … Continue reading

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Just For Fun?

Lots to do, but time for something different.  We stumbled through the archives and discovered a couple news items originally published by the Echo Press.  The essay on the walk is published as submitted, and not as edited by the newspaper.  … Continue reading

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State: The Boys Played Well, But . . .

[Please pardon the posting delay.  Stuff happens.] . . . They still keep score in this game by who puts the ball through the hoop with strings hanging from it the most.  Anyway, it was the first round game of … Continue reading

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California Dreamin’ V

[Harken back with me, if you will (I’ve had to do a lot of harkening lately), to those glorious days of yesteryear.  Specifically, all the way back to January 5, 2014, where every day in San Marcos, California, was 75 degrees and … Continue reading

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The Last Basketball Game Ever at Big Jeff!

. . . so of course it had to go into overtime! We had what had to be the statistical anomaly of the year with Detroit Lakes this season.  We opened our schedule at their place . . . and … Continue reading

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