Monthly Archives: March 2018

1,000!!!!

April 1 Lest you haven’t been keeping score, this is the 1,000th posting on this blog!  By a show of hands, how many of you have seen all of them?  Really?  OK, let’s go back to the beginning, from the … Continue reading

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Panama Canal (Day 14)

December 28 Guatemala [Sunrise approaching Guatemala . . . ] [Central America’s signature volcano ranges . . . ] [Here Comes the Sun by the Beatles . . . ] [OK, we’ve apparently aready sped by any port activities and are … Continue reading

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Panama Canal (Day 13)

December 27 Nicaragua [Land ho!] [Welcome to the land of volcanoes.  On the Pacific side, along the entire length of the country – a whole bunch of volcanoes.] [Coming upon Isla del Cardon on the way to the port of … Continue reading

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State Tournament . . . Again?

March 14 Yes, again!  For the third weekend in a row – first, girls hockey; then, boys hockey; and finally, girls basketball! [The Cardinals were playing the No. 1-seed, Robbinsdale Cooper, at 10:00am Wednesday.  I no longer drive beyond a … Continue reading

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Almost!!

March 9 Almost means the Cardinal boys hockey team came within one goal of being the class A state champion.  The journey began as the No. 3-seed in section 6A, where we dispatched both teams seeded above us, Sartell-St. Stephen … Continue reading

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Another Team to State!

March 8 Following in the fine tradition of the previous two weeks, where both the girls and boys hockey teams punched their tickets to the state tournament, the girls basketball team decided to join that caravan down I-94 with a … Continue reading

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Panama Canal (Day 12, Part 2)

December 26 The afternoon session (Puntarenas Panorama) . . .  [Again, bypassing the beaches . . . ] [And this is our afternoon guide, Natasha.  Yes, both guides on this day did look like movie stars . . . ] … Continue reading

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