Judging from the shoes, he’s a lifelong Packer fan

Judging from the shoes, he’s a lifelong Packer fan

Outagamie County Circuit Judge John Des Jardins wears his name, his hat, his glasses, his shoes and everything in between proudly. The name he got from his grandpa, former Packer lineman John Des Jardins. The hat and glasses are a nod to Coach Vince Lombardi. The shoes he bedazzled himself. And everything in between is [...]

Unlikely flowers

Unlikely flowers

Last week, the unlikeliest little pepper appeared in our random indoor garden and I've been beside myself with joy. Oh, we'd wooed it as best we could -- watered it when we remembered, raised the curtains to let in sunshine (when there was sunshine to be had), added a little Miracle Grow potting soil. Still, [...]