Monthly Archives: March 2015

Road Trip, Day One

* WARNING *  Remember when the neighbors used to invite you over to see a slide show of their vacation.  This is that.  Granted, it’s an acquired taste, easier to handle with wine. The next several of these episodes will … Continue reading

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Road Trip, The Day Before

This is St. Paddy’s Day . . . in the morning we would be heading west Thanks again to Mikko and friends for a fun evening.  And it was great to see the Bruce Kelly videos to keep the tradition … Continue reading

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Just Some Stuff Between Games Previously Missed

The winter sports season is over . . . so now what do we do?  Congrats to the girls’ hockey team for making state and to the girls’ basketball team for missing state by one point.  We’ll spring ahead now … Continue reading

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Wait Till Next Year! *

*  OK, everybody says that . . . but more about that later.  On Thursday, March 12, our 2nd-seeded Cards lost to the 1st-seeded Thief River Falls Prowlers in the section 8AAA championship at St. John’s University, 43 – 42, … Continue reading

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Just Some Stuff Between Games

Inside every older person is a younger person – wondering what the hell happened.  ~ Cora Harvey Armstrong [Already forgot where I stole this from?] We begin (instead of end) this week’s edition with the quote.  Perhaps (OK, is) an … Continue reading

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Alexandria – 64, Sauk Rapids/Rice – 29

[After a one-day delay to recover from our third measurable snowfall of the season, our Cardinals  opened the section 8AAA  girls’ basketball tournament with an expected easy win over the Sauk Rapids/Rice Storm . . .] [The brackets followed form. … Continue reading

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Polar Plunge

[For the Special Olympics at Arrowwood on beautiful Lake Darling this afternoon.  It was an absolutely balmy 19 degrees ABOVE zero today . . . OK, the wind was uncomfortably strong, so we didn’t stay out for long.] [The walk … Continue reading

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