Monthly Archives: January 2016

The View From the Penalty Box

Sartell-Sauk Rapids – 2, Alexandria – 1 This was the game for first place in the conference.  For some reason, the rules of hockey were changed for this game . . . our Cardinals only got to use four skaters … Continue reading

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Hawaii Aloha (Part X)

December 3 – Going Home [Pack up, do laundry, make the beds, get ready to go, say good-bye to Roy’s place and thank him for his hospitality . . . ] [Stop at the bookstore with the one-eyed kitty . … Continue reading

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Hawaii (Part IX)

December 2 The previous day, the northern tip of the island; today, the southern tip. Last full day in the 50th state. Roy-san took the Super, then me, for a little drive through the neighborhood this morning in his 2000 … Continue reading

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Hawaii (Part VIII)

December 1 We have crossed a new month threshold and on this day would take a field trip to the northern tip of the Big Island.  Our garage door guardian was still holding fort – he/she kinda looks like a … Continue reading

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So This Is Christmas . . . (Part II)

[Ruthie’s birthday is New Year’s Day.  Her sister Rita’s is New Year’s Eve.  Rita sent Ruthie a Diana Krall CD for her birthday.  She also sent her the birthday card below.  Rita is a nurse, so she knows about anatomy.] … Continue reading

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Hawaii (Part VII)

DING! DING! DING!  Another milestone!  This is the 750th posting on this blog!  Do I win anything? November 30 [A day to hang around the neighborhood.  Remember the previous discussions of Roy’s wild “pets”?  Well, here’s the spider that guards … Continue reading

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Happy New Year/Birthday!

[A blizzard, a roundabout, the Legion skating rink (?) . . . welcome to Alexandria.] [Nephew Michael John Obert performing at Augsburg.  I believe that’s a cello.] [Uncle Mo w/ his and our grandniece, Liney, in beautiful downtown historic Fredericksburg, … Continue reading

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