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Another season ending–what happens now?

Yet another boys’ high school hockey season has come and gone in Minnesota. It seems like just yesterday we were heady with anticipation of the season and the potential for another great Duluth East run at a state title. They … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Taco Soup

Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef 1 (1.25 oz) package taco seasoning mix 1 (1 oz) package ranch dressing mix 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes & green chiles, undrained 1 (15.5 oz) can corn, undrained 1 (15.5 oz) can black … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Pizza Casserole

We’ve adapted this from the original recipe which made 14 servings!

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Pasta Al Forno

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Slow Cooker Chili

This recipe has been adapted for preparing in a 6-qt slow cooker

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Hawaiian Restaurants Revisited (2016)

Much of what is written here has been pulled directly off my Hearts In Hawai`i blog. For those who have been following my blog, this is a rehash. Want the numbers? Here they are! 1. Leilani’s (93.00 pts) Location: Ka`anapali … Continue reading

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PageStat looks at the Minnesota Boys H.S. Hockey sections

This is a project I started back in 1999; using PageStat to determine who the favorites are in each of the 16 sections in Minnesota, who has a decent chance and who has any chance in the section playoffs. A … Continue reading

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Our trip to Maui (2016)–Day 20

It’s our final day on Maui, and it starts early for Patty at 5:15. I sleep in for an extra house–getting out of bed, I then sit on the lanai, drinking my mornng coffee and marveling at how the shadows … Continue reading

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Our trip to Maui (2016)–Day 19

Our final full day on Maui! Patty and I are both up by 6 a.m., with the usual breakfast and coffee on the lanai, followed by dropping her off for her workout. This pretty much sums up how most early … Continue reading

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Our trip to Maui (2016)–Day 18

Early mornings before 7 a.m. are the best time here, being out on the lanai with coffee, Patty at the fitness center. Trade winds are back and will be on the strong side today, blowing some showers over to the … Continue reading

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