Monthly Archives: November 2014

A Blatant Request for Charity (Part Deux)

Happy Thanksgiving! Before we go any further it behooves me (don’t you just love being behooved?) to let those outside the normal Alexandria commuting area know that tomorrow will be the coldest Thanksgiving in 29 years (two years ago it … Continue reading

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Obert on Wine

Well, people ask me about it.  No, really!  I don’t know why?  Do you think it’s because it is featured a lot here? We have been to numerous, dare I say hundreds, of wine tastings over the years.  We have also … Continue reading

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Cards Win Again (And Then Capture a Roadie, Too)!

[Somebody posted our fair city on Facebook about a week ago.  I don’t recall who it was?  If you know, please advise so that I may give proper accreditation.  Nice mid-November photo.] [So, you may be wondering what this has to … Continue reading

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“Fit To Be Tied”

Not hockey, yet . . . [Erik Schultz was flying solo at SAWA on Thursday night . . . but when he spotted a former member of the Hotdishes in the audience, he had to invite Mary Lou Thunselle up to … Continue reading

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Cardinals – 4, North Wright County – 1

[Tuesday, the morning of the game, life among our feathered friends around our lakeside cottonwood.] [As usual, we were among the early arrivals.  We enjoy watching the JV games too.  Here “The Voice” is in his aerie doing a little … Continue reading

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Hockey Started . . .

[Kismet?  New garage door the day of the season opener!] Skating Rink by David Francey So, It’s Hockey Season . . . [“The Voice” is back in his aerie, this evening assisted by Mitch Loch, coach of the 2008 state … Continue reading

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Before Hockey Started . . .

For the supervisor: Roses are red, roses are puce, I like lefse, and so do you yuce., Roses are pink, roses are yellow, Now I’m really, one confused fellow. [When the trees went bare, neighbor Arnie came over and helped … Continue reading

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