Matinee Idle (Vol. 1, No. 96)

A Popularly Scientific midday diversion for you . . .  Continue reading “Matinee Idle (Vol. 1, No. 96)”

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The Twins are undefeated! The (tired) Retired Pedagogue might be their key to a long, long winning streak.

We’re gonna win, Twins! He’s gonna snore! . . .

The Retired Pedagogue of Arden Hills reports: “Subject: I snooze … they win!

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When you had “the runs,” and then you didn’t, and now you do, what have you got this time?

The Permanent Sistersly Record

Fevered Rabbit reports: “We don’t know what caused it, but Grumbling Bear and I had three days of, well, erupting. Came from below, came from above. There was something in each of us that had to get out — suddenly, violently, repeatedly. Continue reading “When you had “the runs,” and then you didn’t, and now you do, what have you got this time?”

What’s the connection between the 1946 St. Paul Saints and the 2017 Minnesota Twins?

 

Now & Then
Baseball Division

On the occasion of the Twins’ home opener, we bring you this report from The REF in White Bear Lake: “I scored a minor treasure at an estate sale today: a 1946 program/scorecard for the St. Paul Saints. As I (carefully) paged through it, I found an ad for a St. Paul hotspot: Continue reading “What’s the connection between the 1946 St. Paul Saints and the 2017 Minnesota Twins?”