Monthly Archives: December 2015

Girls’ Basketball Holiday Tournament

December 29 Tournament participants:  Alexandria, Buffalo, Hutchinson, and Robbinsdale Armstrong. [In the first game, Hutch held off Buffalo in a close one.  Then the crowd settled in for our Cards against Armstrong.  Grandparents of note are sitting in front of … Continue reading

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Hawaii (Part VI)

For the Super, it’s all about going to the beach . . . November 29 [Ever been peed on by a moth? Enjoying a lie down on Roy’s swing chair this morning when I felt water hit my leg. Since … Continue reading

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Hawaii (Part V)

Big Island Circumnavigation As the days dwindle down to a precious few . . . I think, isn’t ‘dwindle’ kind of a funny sounding word? November 28:  Hey, how ’bout a 13-hour, 280-mile day trip around the Big Island? Beginning … Continue reading

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“So This Is Christmas . . . “

Christmas Eve [First Christmas presents of the year! OK, the Super just handed them to me. No gift wrapping . . . at my age I’m subject to paper cuts. I’m not sure who she hired to be the model?] … Continue reading

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Hawaii (Part IV)

Hawaii . . . [On November 27, we awoke to the excitement of morning in Roy’s backyard.] [Then it was time to tour his “neighborhood” and his hometown of Kailua-Kona, beginning with the drive downhill .] [Then we’re at the … Continue reading

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Hawaii (Part III)

THE BIG ISLAND [On November 26, we left our comfortable digs at the Ka’anapali Beach Hotel on Maui.  We were off to the Big Island for a week with our friend Roy.  No, we were not going by canoe . … Continue reading

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Boys Win 2; Girls Lose 2 . . . Say Whaaaaa?

Alexandria – 65, Big Lake – 60   December 22:  Regarding the headline, I don’t ever recall that happening before (basketball and hockey games on the same night)? [I was there for the end of the JV game.  Quite exciting. … Continue reading

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