Monthly Archives: December 2014

Sami Steidl, a New World Record, and the Supervisor’s Surprise

[The Saturday after Christmas brought the first sighting of the sun since . . . well, it seemed like August 1933 . . .] [That evening featured a return engagement to Alexandria by Sami Steidl, joining Cimarron at SAWA . … Continue reading

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Just a Little Christmas

This is the family diary feature of this blog.  If that does not fit your resume, please feel free to skip this posting.  For all who remain, we shared Christmas at home this year with Jami, Danny, and grandson Tom, … Continue reading

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Alexandria – 66, Albany – 53

A little early Christmas present, courtesy of the Cardinal girls’ basketball team! Tuesday night, ’twas another big game against a team, the Albany Huskies, deemed to be a major challenger for the section title this year.  Though the Huskies came in … Continue reading

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Alexandria Area High School Christmas Concert

Annually, the social and entertainment event of the year.  Looking back, the super and I missed an opportunity to arrive in a limo, with champagne on ice.  Oh yeah, not at the school!  But for the arthriticly and follicly challenged … Continue reading

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And Now, a Few Tunes . . . and a “White Christmas”

[The Salty Dogs took the “stage” at the winery on Saturday as the opening act for . . .} [The Alexandria Area High School Carolers!  🙂  ] “Joy to the World”: [They are just terrific as usual!]   [The Salty Dogs … Continue reading

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Another Statement Win?

[The tribute to retiring Cardinal broadcaster Dave Harris continued at the girls’ basketball game against undefeated Sartell on Friday night.] [Alexandria high school, yes, yes, yes . . .] [Well-known Cardinal grandparents.] [And this time we’ll feature warm-ups with Macy, … Continue reading

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A Statement Win!

[On Thursday night, our undefeated Cardinals (5-0-1) were hosting the undefeated Sartell Sabres (7-0) for initial control of the Central Lakes Conference.] [Ryan Marciniak (20), Zach Johnson (17), and Mack Strong (16) took to the ice first for the Cardinals … Continue reading

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