An Excellent Aircraft Adventure

An Excellent Aircraft Adventure

That confounding Wisconsin Spring spilled dense fog all over the runways Saturday morning and torpedoed our plans for a Young Eagle Flight, but we still had an excellent adventure. That's how cool EAA, the Experimental Aircraft Association, is. First, we accidentally poked our heads into the maintenance hangar and, instead of being sternly rebuked for [...]

My grandfather’s store

My grandfather’s store

My grandfather, Bob Fey, spent his entire professional career working at the same place -- the sweet and eponymous Fey's Supermarket. Located on the corner of Powers and Borden street in Cincinnati (until a state highway rolled through, the government claimed imminent domain and the store moved across the street) Fey's Supermarket served as a [...]

An Appleton hero

An Appleton hero

The next time Appleton names a school after someone, I hope they consider calling it Jim Zwerg. Born and raised in Appleton, Zwerg became an unlikely, literal poster child for the civil rights movement. Given the volumes of articles written about him, I am disappointed in myself and in my Appleton public and private school [...]