Monthly Archives: March 2017

Lands Down Under (Day 15)

January 25 Wellington, The Capital City [“Cook Strait lies between the North and South Islands. It connects the Tasman Sea on the northwest with the South Pacific Ocean on the southeast, and runs next to the capital city, Wellington. It is 22 … Continue reading

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Lands Down Under (Day 14)

January 24 Picton [Picton is at the northern tip of South Island; the following day we would be in the capital city of Wellington on the southern tip of North Island.  Picton is similar Timaru, but placed at the end … Continue reading

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The Black Thursday Trifecta

March 16 [And a shout out to Jackson Grove!] [As the winter sports season draws to a close, we once again found ourselves in the Cities following a Cardinal team in a state tournament.] [The athletic department of the University … Continue reading

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Lands Down Under (Day 13)

January 23 Timaru [We left the stormy weather behind in Dunedin and found beautiful weather in Timaru, just up the coast a bit.] [Lest it’s not obvious, the port.  Yup, it’s a port town.] [Leaving the Maasdam behind . . … Continue reading

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Card Boys Win Section Opener

March 7 [Last home game for the seniors . . . ] [The “A” team – last home game for seniors here too . . . ] [How ’bout that Maori war chant the hockey team used?] [It begins with … Continue reading

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Lands Down Under (Day 12)

January 22 Dunedin [Well, it had to happen.  As forecast, we were heading into an all day rain and wind event.  This is the Super’s photo coming into Port Chalmers, our drop off point for Dunedin (New Zealand’s oldest city).] … Continue reading

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Card Boys Regain Shooting Touch

March 3 Senior Night [Last game of the regular season. Our Cards were hosting the Detroit Lakes Lakers.  This was a re-scheduling from an earlier  weather postponement.  We had just beaten DL at their place 10 days go.  This is … Continue reading

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