Monthly Archives: September 2016

“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Budapest” (Day 14)

May 1 ~ Wertheim [Wertheim Castle . . . right off the bat!  (And the blog has finally made it to May!)] [Followed by Wertheim port.] [Well, guten tag!] [Gives you the idea that we were in the basement.  Our … Continue reading

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“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Budapest” (Day 13(II))

April 30 (still) ~  Wurzburg [Back on the bus ISO our boat!] [There you go, climateers!] [Shhhhh, don’t tell her I put this in here.] [How fast can you convert 20C to F?] [What a great idea!  (I understand it … Continue reading

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Author, Author!!

September 21 A confluence of events led to four book signings in four days.  Well, actually I just like to use the word “confluence.”  I also happen to believe writing is one of the most important occupations on the planet … Continue reading

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Grape Stomp 2016

September 14 – The preamble to the Grape Stomp, BAT comes to town [And two days before Grape Stomp officially began, BAT got the ball (or grape) rolling at Sixth Avenue Wine & Ale.] [Meaning it’s time for the attendees … Continue reading

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CARDS – 48, St. Cloud Apollo – 42

September 16 Of course, what football game of worth does not begin with a grape stomp (a 3-day event, hence the delay in this missive)? [The opening kickoff of the Stomp – Anthony, the tried and true!] [Then inside for … Continue reading

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CARDS – 36, Dreaded Spuds – 14

September 9 There were high hopes for this Cardinal football team heading into the season.  A good core of returning players from last year’s team that averaged over 35 points per game seemed a logical reason for such optimism. And … Continue reading

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69, and Counting . . . (Part deux)

August 30 (con’d) [Roooggggg and Brother Cam laid “waist” to Bello Cucina pasta that night. Rog comes to Minnesota from Arlington, Virginia, once a year for one week where he and Cam perform as a 2-man locust swarm devouring restaurant … Continue reading

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