Archive - Mar 21, 2007

1931

A great article in today's Tribune about a player from a 1931 state tournament team who lived to see his town return to State this year. Look at the obvious respect the young players and their coach have for the gentleman in the photographs.

Retired Teachers

At noon today, I spoke to a retired teachers group in Grand Forks. Most such groups are pretty tame. This one was not. They were lively and fun.

I gave them a choice: I could give them the talk I have given other teacher groups about the value of teaching (it's more interesting than it sounds, at least I think so), a standard gardening talk, or I could talk about China. It was pretty much unanimous: China.