Spawn!

Spawn!

On summer days, I try to forget about the giant prehistoric creatures that inhabit Lake Winnebago and its tributaries as I frolick about with determined naivete. When you share the water with a bunch of sturgeon, it's unsettling to think about them slinking below and around you, possibly sucking up an appendage they've mistaken for [...]

Love Sidney

Love Sidney

We have hosted some enjoyable houseguests over the years but none as easy-to-please as our new friend Sydney. Molly introduced us and, having been prepped ahead of time with stories of Sydney's all-around greatness, I thought I'd be underwhelmed. "So this is Sydney," I said, like a cranky old skeptic from the front porch of [...]