Archive - Jun 29, 2008

Go-go

Twins centerfielder Carlos Gomez, already a fan favorite, expounds on his haunted hotel room in Milwaukee, his habit of chewing his fingernails, and his penchant for very bright clothing.

Power poles on the prairie

Redwoods of the prairie

Erickson reunion

After nine months of anticipation, Aunt Olla succeeded in giving the Erickson clan a tour of their ancestral stomping grounds southeast of Twin Valley yesterday.

It poured rain. But no matter. They brought umbrellas and rain ponchos and an estimated thirty people drove in a caravan over muddy roads to look at a couple of farmsteads with historic significance as well as a few empty fields where their family homes used to stand.