A Lyons heart

A Lyons heart

Tom Lyons has developed an enthusiastic following as he zips around Neenah peddling a trishaw with two happy people out front. “I laughingly call them my customers,” he said. “I have kind of a clientele and I don’t want to disappoint them.” Tom has worked as a volunteer “pilot” for the Valley VNA Senior Services [...]

The skin I’m in

The skin I’m in

I recently learned that leopard geckos shed their skin every one to two weeks, which is pretty brilliant, if you ask me. I also recently learned that leopard geckos eat the skin they shed, which is both admirably efficient and really gross. The lizard thing got me thinking about my own skin and how refreshing [...]

Olde age

Olde age

Some days, I like to spell olde the archaic way because it feels like it should be a four-letter word. On Monday, I bent to retrieve a small bag of lunchtime veggies from the lowest shelf in our workroom fridge, and I tweaked my back. Crud-ite! As a result, I walked like a tiny old [...]

Santa wears specs

Santa wears specs

Santa wears readers in our house. This 2019 edition to his wardrobe owes little to his deficiencies and everything to ours. Two of us have terrible eyesight and a vain inability to keep track of our glasses…because they’re only on our actual heads when we absolutely have to strap them on. Otherwise, you’ll find dime [...]