In addition to the Chinese New Year, I am also celebrating the University of Minnesota (my native state) Golden Gopher Men’s Hockey team (YAY!!!!) over the (Boooo!!!) Badgers of Wisconsin (my adoptive state).
You may want to know that the symbol/mascot, the Golden Gopher of the University, is probably based on the Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus tridecemlineatus). You decide.
Now I think we should all sing the…
By John Philips Sousa
LISTEN AND SING ALONG!!
Rah! Rah! Ski-U-Mah. Rah! Rah! Rah!
March on, March on to Victory.
Loyal Sons of the Varsity.
Fight on, Fight on for Minnesota.
For the glory of the Old Maroon and Gold.
March on, March on to win the game.
Down the field*, fighting every play.
We’re with you, team, Fighting team!
Hear our song, we cheer along.
To help you win a victory.
*(“field” = “rink”)
We are all hoping, I am sure, that the Gophers will win another NCAA title this year.