If you deal the cards, they will come

If you deal the cards, they will come

If you deal the cards, they will come.  Fishermen fresh off the nearby lake, retired CEOs of large corporations, farmers enjoying a break on a Tuesday afternoon, musicians, judges, police officers, shift workers, social workers, teachers…if you deal the cards, they will come. They’ll bring with them the memories of their fathers, who taught them [...]

Snow Angels

Snow Angels

Children can be wild and unpredictable, much like Wisconsin weather in the winter. Sweet and sunny on a Monday afternoon, surly and soupy the whole next day. You wonder, sometimes, why you live where you do. And then... "I'm going to write hearts in the snow for people to see them and smile." "Look! I [...]

A fish tale

A fish tale

Lee Bergsbaken spent Tuesday morning ice fishing on Shawano Lake and then made his way to his regular weekly sheepshead game at Take a Chance in Advance. "I've got a nice bunch of blue gills if you want them," he told my husband as they made their way in to play a few hands. It [...]