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Continued: 'Ice out!' Looking ahead to opening the cabin

  • Article by: DENNIS BRACKIN , Star Tribune
  • Last update: March 30, 2014 - 6:47 PM

Then there’s Connor, our family’s little miracle. ­Connor was due to arrive on Feb. 1, but was a bit anxious to meet his family and was born four months early, weighing slightly less than 1 pound. I could write a book about the strength of Ryan, Bridget and Connor, the unbelievable staff at Amplatz Children’s Hospital and the changes the little man has already made in our lives.

He now weighs more than 7 ½ pounds, has been home for over a month and his parents are intent on Connor joining his cousin, Cooper, at the lake this summer to begin our newest tradition. Cousins and best friends, together at the lake.

Connor will certainly be shown the deck area on the hill that overlooks the lake where his dad proposed to his mom.

Every time we think of the cabin, so many cherished memories come to mind. And this summer there’s sure to be more.

We can’t wait.

Ice out!

 

Dennis Brackin is a Star Tribune assistant sports editor and longtime sports reporter.

 

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