Monthly Archives: June 2016

Keeping TRACK

June 4 Section 8AA Track Championship [Yeah, I know I ask every year – how do the Alex girls do it?  Yesterday, in weather befitting the day before Christmas, they stormed through the field at the section track finals overcoming … Continue reading

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“Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Budapest” (Day 6)

April 23 ~ Cruising to Vienna [If you’re gonna be on the water, you gotta play by the rules.  It’s like being on an airplane, you have to watch the safety program on your room TV (and you can’t get … Continue reading

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“Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Budapest” (Day 5)

April 22 ~ Our last day in Budapest [We’re on a cruise-sponsored guided tour this morning.  Here we are at Szechenyi Thermal Bath in City Park.] [And now to Heroes’ Square – remember this from last year?] [The Millennial Monument] … Continue reading

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GOING TO STATE!!

June 2 And so it came to pass, our Cardinals traveled to Detroit Lakes the previous day and defeated the section top-seed Lakers 2 – 1 in the final game of the winner’s bracket.  As in semi-final game, first baseman … Continue reading

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“Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Budapest” (Day 4 (II))

April 21 (still) Our first night on the boat.  Now we’re getting down to brass tacks . . . and “Weakie’s” favorites, the FOOD!  And yes, I could get used to this!] [Just close your eyes and go to your … Continue reading

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“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Budapest” (Day 4)

April 21 [I suppose you’re all wondering when does this river cruise thing start?  Well, there goes our boat!  I just happened to look out our hotel window at 6:00 am just as the Viking Embla was passing by.  It … Continue reading

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