Roots roots roots for the Brewers!

Roots roots roots for the Brewers!

We enjoyed nearly every good thing that summer in Wisconsin has to offer Saturday afternoon at Miller Park. First, we geared up and met family members for one of those win-or-lose-we-know-we'll-have-fun afternoons at the ballpark. The sun shone, the roof stayed open and, thanks to the days theme, super heroes roamed the park. Then, the [...]

Say cheese, please

Say cheese, please

Well, of course we celebrated National Cheese Day yesterday and I assume you did too. It's true that here in Wisconsin every day is national cheese day and we don't really need a hashtag to remind us. Still, I love a good random holiday so I yesterday went all out. I hit two of our [...]

Cheers to Mibb’s and Viv’s and the fascinating history of Wisconsin taverns

Cheers to Mibb’s and Viv’s and the fascinating history of Wisconsin taverns

We went to Lannon last Friday night in search of a delicious fish fry and found an even tastier story. The current Mibb's and Viv's offers a nice, fresh, traditional Wisconsin fish fry, the kind at which you place your order first and then belly up to the bar to wait for your table. If [...]

Glamorous person of dirty water

Glamorous person of dirty water

Every year around this time, Lake Winnebago, presumably as annoyed with the lingering winter as the rest of us, heaves up its ice and hurls it toward shore. The resulting ice shoves, like almost everything associated with Wisconsin’s largest lake, can be both troubling and beautiful. While the name itself might be undignified, reportedly “person [...]