Gerald the turkey and why you should flock downtown this weekend

Gerald the turkey and why you should flock downtown this weekend

My friend Cathy has been keeping us all entertained with updates on her neighbor, Gerald the Turkey, who wandered into Appleton’s bustling northside about a year ago and, understandably, never wanted to leave. One of the most hospitable people I know, Cathy owns and keeps stocked and comfortable Appleton’s first Little Library, complete with a [...]

Pita party

Pita party

It's 3:45 on a Thursday afternoon and I am skidding frantically across my kitchen floor. Various splotches of balsamic vinegar drip down my dress in an undignified pattern, my hair Medusas itself into wild coils and I Can't. Find. The. Salt! I have overbooked myself once again and am simultaneously simmering gyro meat in one [...]

A big, big move

A big, big move

With apologies to those who would have preferred to have heard this news in person, we are using this space to announce some very big news. We have decided to pull up stakes and move permanently to our cabin in the woods. There is a time for every season, and we think spring is the [...]

In like a lion

In like a lion

Dear March, I'm sure you're used to warmer receptions, but we're all a little stiff from our icy hunch through February and we're afraid to open our curtains in the morning because we don't know what meteorological horror awaits us on the other side of that pane. So, pardon us if we don't fling open [...]