Monthly Archives: August 2014

Where The Excitement Never Ends . . .

                      I go out in the dark now to get the morning paper.  I’m not a fan of summer because of the heat, the humidity, and the bugs . . … Continue reading

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The First Football Game . . .

Moorhead – 18, Alexandria – 13 OK, I have to confess up front.  We did not stay for the whole game.  As usual, we had a competing “engagement.”  But it was the first game at the new school, the new … Continue reading

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First Game Ever in AAHS

OK, I lied.  This is not the penultimate day in Paris.  So shoot me (well, not in the literal sense).  But it was time once again to don my cub reporter hat – the high school activities schedule is underway!  The day … Continue reading

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16 Days in France (Day 15, Part 1)

[If you’ll remember from your table of contents, Reetz and her luggage never made connections in Europe.  She didn’t know this day if they ever would.  So, she was purchasing attire on the run and would now need packaging to take it all … Continue reading

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16 Days in France (Day 14)

[Is laundromat a French word?   There comes a time while on vacation where one still has to perform household chores.  So, the super and I were up at the crack of dawn, wandered down the street a couple of blocks, and … Continue reading

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16 Days in France (Day 13, Part 2)

[When last we left you, The Biddies had been kidnapped by a Versailles gardens tram . . . I tried to document where they were being taken through photographic evidence.] [Here the super looks wistfully back at the palace.] [We were kindly allowed … Continue reading

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16 Days in France (Day 13, Part 1)

Hey, Francophiles, we’re baaccckkkkk!  This was Tuesday, June 17.  This was Versailles day.  The palace and grounds are 12 miles outside of Paris, about a 20-minute train ride.  But we had concerns because some of the trains were on strike.  … Continue reading

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