Democracy is hard

Democracy is hard

Democracy is hard and it always has been. Those of us lucky enough to live in one occasionally forget that, while the battle to establish a democracy is finite, the fight to maintain one it is not. Through those struggles – by our military on actual battlefields and by our citizens around the dinner table [...]

A necessary cause

A necessary cause

Through rain, thunder, dark of night (and occasional mood), my daughter in-law Danni has been cheerfully canvassing neighborhoods to get out the vote. For the most part, Wisconsinites have been receptive to her efforts to provide them with information on how, where and when they can cast their ballots. One man stood the requisite six [...]

Friday Faves — Green Gecko, Sunnyside Up Yoga and Asian Thai

Friday Faves — Green Gecko, Sunnyside Up Yoga and Asian Thai

Green Gecko Grocery and Deli With its focus on healthy food in a grab-and-go setting, the Green Gecko Grocery and Deli is an excellent choice for area diners who want to enjoy a delicious meal but worry about exposure amid spiking corona virus numbers. The business itself has been around Appleton for a decade, but [...]