Monthly Archives: September 2015

CARDINALS Tweak Cardinals, 3 – 1

[Yes, it was senior night last night . . . ] [Before the game against the Willmar Cardinals, the seniors were honored and regaled with volleyball tales from their underclass teammates.  In the background, all the moms cell phone photo-bombing … Continue reading

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Cardinal Football: 1,000 Total Yards, As Usual

SEPTEMBER 25, 2105 [Spoiler Alert – we won! 39 – 27 over Brainerd. My first game of the season – not living up to my Cub Reporter billing – but our first home game was, to my sensibilities, winded out … Continue reading

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Grape Stomp ’15

Grape Stomp weekend bookended our trip to the Gopher football game on Saturday.  Our one day out of town, the “kids” decided it would be fun to see how many people they could stuff into a smart car!  Oy, can’t … Continue reading

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Gopher Football: How Suite It Was!

The latest adventure of “You Can’t Make Up This Stuff (or The Life and Trying Times of an Older Person).” Plans for going to the Gopher football game Saturday included picking up Ken Howell and his neighbor at 7:00 am. … Continue reading

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A Little Music, A Little Volleyball

Previously lost in the windmills of my mind . . . August 28 [Finestra – Wally, Arlen, and Jay – at the winery.] Later that day . . . [The Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins at the Maritime Gardens.] September 15 … Continue reading

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Back To School

Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day.  It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken.  ~Bill Dodds You will no doubt be delighted to … Continue reading

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Explore Minnesota (Part II), Day Three

August 27 Upon waking, the Super declared we would be heading home on this day.  It was open ended, after all.  The bane of the traveler, bad in-room wifi, sent us in search of an early morning hot spot.  The … Continue reading

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