GESO Football

Paul Stenquist pnstenquist at mac.com
Sun Aug 26 12:04:39 EDT 2018


Interesting. Didn’t know that, although I should since Im half Swedish.

> On Aug 26, 2018, at 12:01 PM, Daniel J. Matyola <danmatyola at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Why is it strange that an Irish-American parish school would have the
> Vikings as a mascot?  Virtually every Irish city was founded by Vikings,
> most notably Dublin, which is extremely proud of its Viking history.  Irish
> with reddish hair are most likely in part descended from the Norse settlers
> of the Isle.
> 
> The town next to mine celebrates St Rocco's day every year.  Each community
> has its own special relationship to its heritage.
> 
> Dan Matyola
> http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola
> 
> 
> On Sun, Aug 26, 2018 at 11:45 AM Paul Stenquist <pnstenquist at mac.com> wrote:
> 
>> Thanks Dan. St. Hugo was an 11th century monk who was instrumental in
>> developing monasteries, hospitals and more. St. Hugo of the Hills is a
>> parish in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan that was built on the former estate of
>> Ted McManus, a pioneer in automotive advertising. McManus’s sons died young
>> and he offered to give the archdiocese about 40 acres of property and build
>> a church on the land if they would allow internment of his sons in a crypt
>> below the church. The archdiocese had to get dispensation from the pope to
>> make it happen. Today, the entire McManus family is in a crypt below the
>> old church. A newer church was built some 40 years ago. The parish thrives
>> in the heavily catholic and rather wealthy community. Most of the kids in
>> my sub go to the elementary school, which still has five teaching nuns,
>> very rare these days. The football team is called the Vikings, BTW, even
>> though the parish is heavily Irish.
>> 
>>> On Aug 26, 2018, at 11:30 AM, Daniel J. Matyola <danmatyola at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> That is an appealing little gallery, Paul!
>>> 
>>> St Hugo is a new one on me:  was he some Viking saint? <G>
>>> 
>>> Dan Matyola
>>> http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com/danieljmatyola
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Sat, Aug 25, 2018 at 8:49 PM Paul Stenquist <pnstenquist at mac.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> I love shooting kids’ sports. Photographing baseball and football is a
>>>> study in opposites. Two different sets of problems. Shot some football
>> for
>>>> the neighborhood kids today. Got soaking wet. Tested Pentax weather
>> sealing!
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
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