Monthly Archives: October 2016

Uffda, Such a Game!!

October 29   An overview (because an underview is strictly within the purview of the auto mechanic):  I’m not really a football fan, lost interest years ago when it, like so many other things, gave in to total commercialization.  If … Continue reading

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“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Budapest” (Day 17)

May 4 ~ Kinderdijk God made the Earth, but the Dutch made Holland. [Please join us as we cruise from Germany to the Netherlands . . .] [Proof positive that Earth has indeed been visited by alien beings.] [But enough … Continue reading

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“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Liberty” (Day 16)

May 3 ~ Cologne [As Facebooked:   Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Cologne (as in “Eau de . . . “). [We] visited the cathedral (after John got his quiet box exchanged), whose dark exterior color is the result of … Continue reading

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“Teen Idol: The Bobby Vee Story”

October 22 [Tyler Michaels as Bobby Vee (St. Paul Pioneer Press photo).] [So, early in the week the Howells sent an e-mail asking if we were up going to “Teen Idol: The Bobby Vee Story” at the History Theatre in … Continue reading

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The Big Game . . . and Stuff Preceding

October 8 [The Salty Dogs at Carlos Creek Winery.  The inside edition is indicative of the change of seasons.] October 9 [The Kiehnes were in town from Austin, Texas.  The European tour group of last spring reunited in Ashby for … Continue reading

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“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Budapest” (Day 15(II))

May 2 ~ Koblenz [As Facebooked:  Koblenz, pop. 107,000, at the confluence of the Rhine and Mosel Rivers. In fact, Koblenz means confluence in Latin, as it was a city founded by the Romans 2,000 years ago. Accordingly, we made … Continue reading

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“Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Budapest” (Day 15)

May 2 ~  Main and Rhine River cruise [A plane, a bridge, some water – we are about to get under way on the Main River, cruising all morning into the Rhine until we arrive in Koblenz.] [Apparently contrails were … Continue reading

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