The state’s cheesiest run is also its tastiest

The state’s cheesiest run is also its tastiest

All organized runs have their draw. For some it's the course with its challenges or beautiful scenery. For others it's the competition or timing or charitable cause. I can say without reservation that, for me and, I suspect, many others, the appeal --the whole point, really -- of the Cheesehead Run is the food. My [...]

Summer lovin’ had me a blast

Summer lovin’ had me a blast

Turns out we were a smidge too late for the Sunflower Festival at Bergsbaken Farms this year, but we had one of those summer-perfect, Wisconsin-classic, is-this-a-great-state-or-what days anyway. We started our Saturday with the Cheesehead 5K (which was so fun it deserves its own post). Then we hit the Appleton Farmer's Market, headed Up North [...]

Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation

I spent #NationalRelaxationDay the same way I am lucky enough to spend most days in my hometown, enjoying its beautiful and well-designed parks. Without much effort, I can jog through three gorgeous parks on my morning run. On Tuesday evenings, my mom and I like to plant our folding chairs at Pierce Park and listen [...]