Madison had their summer community events Friday and Saturday called Stinker Days and Dragonfest! When I laid down on my bed Saturday night I was completely exhausted. One event after another Friday and Saturday and I didn’t even make all of them. I really enjoy community events and after not having any last year because of Covid its nice to be able to get together … Continue reading FUN SATURDAY
I took a part-time job in 2010 that was very rewarding. My job was to find host families for foreign exchange students for the school year. Once they arrived I then supervised them to make sure they were doing well and experiencing the American way of life. It all started when a family in Madison was going to host a girl from Brazil. Their supervisor … Continue reading EYE
March is my favorite time for high school sports. You have section tournaments for both boys and girls basketball and wrestling. I love the section basketball tournament no matter who is playing. I covered both Section 3A Basketball Championship games this week. Of course this year was different because of the pandemic. I really missed being in Montevideo for the Super Saturdays and at the … Continue reading MARCH IS FOR BASKETBALL
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!
I like to focus on positive, happy and fun times, instead of dwelling on the negative things happening all around me. Looking back on last week, I had a number of funny things happen to me and just thinking about them now, makes me smile. But lately, spending time on social media has me in a depression and I’m not smiling as much. I love … Continue reading BE KIND
I was on my computer at work Tuesday morning following Twitter like I was waiting for the presidential election results to come in. The Minnesota High School League board of directors were meeting to decide about what to do about fall sports. I was following John Millea of the MSHSL and Lou Raguse from KARE 11 television on Twitter. They both were tweeting about what … Continue reading REALLY SAD