Monthly Archives: October 2015

13 Seconds!!!

October 20 [Have you ever gone into a casino, placed your entire life’s saving on red on the roulette wheel, and then just as the ball was dropping into the ‘red’ slot have someone come along and dump over the … Continue reading

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Cardinals Celebrate Applefest, 49 – 35!

[Nah, didn’t happen?!  Did it?  Well, on Saturday, October 17, it was an absolutely perfect mid-fall day here in Vacationland USA that featured Applefest at Carlos Creek Winery followed by the section 8-5A semi-final football game between the Alexandria Cardinals … Continue reading

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Missed the Biggest Game of the Season, Sorry . . .

No, This Wasn’t It [Our Cardinal basketball coaches, Julie Wrobel and Wendy Kohler, were caught at the championship game for the Minnesota Lynx. Ostensibly, they were there to learn how to celebrate when our team makes state this year – … Continue reading

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It’s 80 Degrees! Let’s Play Volleyball and Run Cross Country!

[On Saturday, Alexandria hosted a 24-team field for the 43rd Annual Lions Meet of Champions (Cross Country) at Arrowwood and an 8-team field for the 21st Annual Runestone Classic Volleyball Invitational at the high school.  With near record high temperatures … Continue reading

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50th Class Reunion/Homecoming, Day 3, The Aftermath

September 26 [Just a little housekeeping here.  The Super, with cheese cubes and her tablet, returns to our table for Finestra on a beautiful day at the winery.] [Then with the Cheese Bots that evening at SAWA.] October 1 [OK, … Continue reading

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50th Class Reunion/Homecoming, Day 2, The Reunion

October 3 [Margaret and Jerry . . . still mom & dad to all of us!  But it’s nice when they also bring along Mary and Ellen, their own progeny.] [I did not go home after the football game . … Continue reading

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50th Class Reunion/Homecoming, Day 2, The Game

October 3 [After the parade I assume many went home for a nap, for those who walked they may have gone home for a massage and a hot tub.  Then there was us.  I’m still not sure how many of … Continue reading

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