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Shelby pitcher silences Ontario's bats

MADISON TOWNSHIP – Dillon Thornsberry was at a loss for words following the game. That’s OK. His curveball did plenty of talking Thursday afternoon.

The 6-foot-2 junior from Shelby pitched a one-hitter to upset top-seeded and ninth-ranked Ontario 4-1 in a Division II district semifinal baseball game at Madison. 650 more words


Narnia is in my en-suite

I am so glad I am in the habit of keeping a diary of appointments etc. Whenever I sit down to write, the first thing I have to do is go back and look to see what I’ve been doing over the last few weeks. 1,034 more words

Tangling With Cancer

Edison whips Shelby in district softball

ATTICA – Edison’s game plan was simple: Keep Kennadie Goth off the bases and make the rest of the Whippets pick up the slack.

That’s what the Chargers did, and that’s what Shelby couldn’t do. 683 more words


The Cool Job

Let’s begin at the beginning. My first job. I’m NOT talking about babysitting (although, I may post about having to reenact all of Star Wars Episode IV- which, back then, was Episode I- with a determined 7-year-old), but rather a bonafide and totally legit gig with a paycheck. 1,054 more words

3 Things Making Me Happy This Week (May 15)

* Musing on what makes Minnesota great. I had a brief, but engaging, conversation on Wednesday with a couple of women from my writing group on what we think defines Minnesota creativity. 115 more words


Increasing pack size

Each week seems to get busier and busier. Instead of lounging in the garden, we have appointments, workmen and all sorts of admin to catch up with as well as continuing to unpack boxes. 1,823 more words

Tangling With Cancer

Whippet Alert

You read BuzzFeed, right? I am little obsessed to be perfectly honest. I adore their videos, news, celebrity stuff and since being a dog owner their… 556 more words