A perfect storm

A perfect storm

Some summer storms whip up out of nowhere and leave us sort of chastised in our squishy sandals and dripping hair. Inconvenient bullies, they stake their ground directly over our fun and rage incoherently until we grab our soggy picnic food and flee to drier ground. Other storms, though, grow like magic over open fields, [...]

Carpe seize ’em

Carpe seize ’em

If spring in Wisconsin teaches us anything, it's to seize the sunny days. We're good at that here. Like daffodils, we rise through the snow and turn our faces toward the light. We shrug off approaching storm clouds and dance, push strollers through puddles, bounce basketballs off muddy pavement and, when the rain washes away [...]