August 23, 2016 · 11:05 pm
Ragnar loves his peeps, especially his Mom – my sister Rosemary
Regular readers of Balladeer’s Blog are familiar with my sister Rosemary’s dog Ragnar. Since he’s a Terrier he offered to give his expert opinion on the football helmets used by college teams with Terrier names.
School: Wofford College
Team Name: Terriers
Ragnar Says: Wofford hasn’t used this particular helmet design since the late 1980s. They’ve been using incredibly boring BLANK helmets instead. Now what kind of message does that send?
School: Highland College
Team Name: Scotties
Ragnar Says: How can you not love this helmet? That handsome fellow is wearing his game face but still conveys what lovable and irresistable scamps we Terriers are. Continue reading →
February 15, 2016 · 11:31 pm
Ragnar here with a reminder that the Iditarod Race starts in 18 days. My Mom (Rosemary to many of you) is pretty much a Goodwill Ambassador for the event and always attracts all kinds of new eyes to the race.
Here is a piece of the “About the Iditarod” article on the website http://iditarod.com/about/. Please check out the whole article to get a larger picture of the whys and whats about the Iditarod.
There is even some shopping for souvenirs, bumper stickers, jewelry, clothing and Misc. to commerate this year’s race.
January 27, 2016 · 9:52 pm
RAGNAR: Hello peeps! Ragnar here! I’m not a Huskie but I play one on tv. The 2016 Iditarod is just 37 days away and as always my Uncle Balladeer’s Blog will be the forum for my Mom’s inimitable coverage complete with on-the-spot nicknames made up for all the competitors.
My Mommy (Rosemary to the rest of you) is a big fan of the Iditarod and she often writes profiles of the competitors. Continue reading →