Monthly Archives: October 2017

Alexandria Planned Parenthood Champions

October 30 Celebrate Planned Parenthood Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel The Depot Guest Speaker:  Dr. Willie Parker [As people who prefer not to inflict night driving upon ourselves, we decided to stay the night.  Right there at The Depot.  Really nice place … Continue reading

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Bill Staines, et al

October 26 [Halloweenie??] [The preliminaries, a Class of ’65 reunion lunch at Angelina’s.] [Did someone mention, Halloweenie?] October 27 [The event . . . ] Musician and songwriter, Bill Staines, has 26 recordings to his credit and has written over … Continue reading

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Volleyball Sections

October 25 [Arriving at the high school at sunset for the opening round of sections.] [So, let’s get right to the action.  Mia McGrane (5) and Tori Jeseritz (2) are airborne early . . . ] [And eventually return to … Continue reading

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Leaves

Red Maple The transition from September 8 to October 27, our red maple that we planted in our driveway circle probably 12 years ago – the first photo is from 10 years ago.  Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. … Continue reading

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AAHS Choir Fall Concert

October 23 [The new sign is up . . . ] [Bill Staines will be performing here three blog posts from now.] [The days event – always a personal favorite . . . ] [The venue – the Alexandria Area … Continue reading

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Yo, Applefest!

October 21 [Applefest, the annual follow-on to Grape Stomp – unfortunately, with similar weather this year. Nevertheless, we had great geographic representation with couples from the Cities, Ashby, and Aberdeen, SD, and before we could all get a table together, … Continue reading

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Whom Amongst Us* Doesn’t Like Volleyball Invites?

October 7 The weekend produced a Chamber of Commerce bonanza – there were eight teams in town for the Cardinal volleyball invite; and I believe 21 many for the Lions’ cross country meet at Arrowwood.  Classmate Brad and I decided … Continue reading

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