Monday, October 6, 2008

Hall of Fame Weekend

Saturday I drove to St Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota to share in witnessing my brothers Hall of Fame Induction ceremony.
Bro was a four-year letterwinner in track & field and a four-time all-conference performer. He was named the team's MVP as a junior and went on as a senior captain to earn All-America honors. He was the MIAC Conference Champion for four consecutive years and is still the current conference record holder in the Triple Jump. He graduated from St Olaf back in 1984. OK, enough bragging about my Big Bro!!
Me and My Big Bro in front of the Hall of Fame Wall
We then went on a tour of the campus. What a beautiful campus.
There are "reading and relaxing chairs" placed around the campus.
This Gazebo had a very cool windchime display
One of the buildings with beautiful vines growing up the side
Outside of The Chapel
This stained glass window inside the chapel depicts St Olaf, whom I assume the school is named after.
There was a Birds of Prey exhibit set up on campus for the day
At the football game, bro's family had quite the representation.
My mom, me, my brothers oldest daughter and my three great-nieces.
I had not seen my brother in two years, as he lives in San Diego, CA. It was great to be able to see him, if only for a few hours.


Steve Cotton said...

Congratulations to your brother. It looks as if you all had a great mini-reunion.

Jamqueen said...

Great you got to spend time with your brotherii spent the weekend with mine, too--in MA.

Beck said...

Very cool campus and what a great way to honor your brother Brenda!

IslaZina said...

Congratulations to your family! And here I thought St Olaf was just Betty White
s invention for the Golden Girls!

Anonymous said...

It looks like you all had a great get together. Congrats to your bro. What a lovely looking campus.

Isla Deb said...

Having lived in Minnesota I have definitely heard of St. Olaf. Contragulations...what a great time you must have had!

Islaholic Trixie said...

Thanks all for your kind words.

Doug (aka Doogan) said...

Proud family moments and a whole lot of memories. Congratulations, to you, your brother, and a goodlooking family.

Now for the rest of the blogs, this may take a while.

couzin frank said...

Looks like you'll had a great time Brenda.Hope to see you two on Isla in Feb. St. Olaf what a great school.