How much Historical Geology could a fellow learn from Mel Jass? Not enough!

He had a good role! (responsorial)

The Linguidiot: “Subject: Memories of Mel.

“Although I spent the better part of 12 years in college classrooms, Zoo Lou’s recollections of Mel Jass reminded me I was not a particularly dedicated student.

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Here’s the only “Lottery” where you win every time!

Everyone’s a (literary) critic

Writes The Retired Pedagogue of Arden Hills: “Subject: It takes a village.

“Hey, Bulletin Boarders, it’s almost time for the lottery. No, not that one. It’s the one in Shirley Jackson’s short story ‘The Lottery.’

“This is the opening paragraph:

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Trivia time: Which Twin Cities TV personality worked with Alfred Hitchcock? Guess before reading!

He had a good role!

Zoo Lou of St. Paul: “Subject: Who is that court recorder?

“While watching ‘The Alfred Hitchcock Hour’ the other night, I got a most unexpected surprise.

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A tribute to Peaches: “Her cheerfulness, care and love of life brightened up many very dark days for me.”

In memoriam
Our Pets, Ourselves Division

Arwen of Inver Grove Heights writes: “On May 23, I had to say goodbye to my beloved dog, Peaches. Age, at least 19.

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The little treasures (Volume 19)

From fondly remembered times:

Student council, trash truck

Contributor: Jim Wirth (Student Council Advisor)

Date of picture: 1976 or 1977

Date of contribution: October 26, 2000

Caption: “This is a photo of the 76-77 Student Council at Monroe High School. It was the last year for Monroe as a high school. You can tell by the bib overalls and W.D. truck that we were for ? ? ? The four young men at the top were our deep thinkers.”

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