December 19th, 2008 by admin

Good morning from Collegeville,  Six days until Christmas.  I found the last stocking stuffer yesterday, so I have only one more gift to buy.  I need something for the littlest granddaughter, Leah.  Perhaps I can find something in the campus bookstore.  Children love Christmas, as well they should.  As with most families, some years Christmas […]

December 12th, 2008 by admin

Good morning from Collegeville,  No more “Morning Show”.  Yesterday was the final broadcast of “The Morning Show” with Dale Connelly and Jim Ed Poole.  It was a live broadcast from The Fitzgerald Theater with standing room only.  I was not able to be there but a friend of mine and his wife went wearing black, […]

December 9th, 2008 by admin

Good morning from Collegeville,  Cold!  Not much snow, but the old bank thermometer showed 10 degrees in Monticello this morning.  It is hard to believe that Christmas is less than three weeks away.  We always purchase a live tree from Ace Hardware in Monticello the day after Thanksgiving and it is amazing how much water […]

December 1st, 2008 by admin

Good afternoon from Collegeville, All is quiet here on campus.  It is a very nice day, almost 40 and some sun.  “Over the river and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go…”    Well, not really.  Barby and I are going to the 5th Avenue Grill at The Radisson in downtown St. Cloud.  It is […]