I made two trips to the Cities last week. Both times to broadcast state girls basketball from Target Center in downtown Minneapolis. Two trips I will always remember for two reasons. The Minneota Vikings for winning the state championship and for all the covid restrictions that I had to follow, just to broadcast the games from Target Center I left Madison Tuesday morning around 7:30 … Continue reading Target Center and Covid
Tears welled up in my eyes sitting in my recliner Friday afternoon watching the LQPV-D-B Shadows win the State Dance Jazz Championship. It was an emotional afternoon for me. So proud of the Shadows, but sad that I couldn’t be there covering them on the radio. Covid had caused that to happen, but Friday was also my last day of quarantine from contracting the virus. … Continue reading SHADOWS CHAMPS! QUARANTINE OVER!
Well it happened, I tested positive for COVID last Monday. I’ll be honest, because of my age, weight, and heart condition I was a bit scared when I was told. I thought it was maybe only a matter of days before I would be on a ventilator. A year ago we began to shut things down as this pandemic swept across the country. Now with … Continue reading IT HAPPENED
When you are sitting around the dinner table Thursday with just the people in your household, answer this question. What am I thankful for in 2020? There’s an awful lot to be gloomy about right now, so what better time to count your blessings when things are tough. 2020 has definitely been a very difficult year for all of us. In the midst of difficulties, … Continue reading THANKFUL 2020
This past week we took a short vacation and traveled to Norfolk Nebraska and Wichita Kansas. My wife and I debated for weeks whether we should be traveling during a serious pandemic. We finally came to the conclusion that if we wore masks, and washed our hands and did social distancing we would be okay. Plus, the CDC has not banned travel in their guidelines. … Continue reading TRAVELING DURING A PANDEMIC