The Bog Blog

The Bog Blog

For nearly all of the 10 years I have been writing this blog, I have wanted to write a post about cranberry bogs. Wisconsin produces more than half of the world's cranberry supply, but all the bog action takes place on the western side of the state. So, until yesterday, I had never been to [...]

But it was right on time

But it was right on time

Lightning tried hard to interrupt the Brandi Carlile "These Silent Days" concert at Red Rocks Saturday night, but the force of those glorious, million-year old rocks and the will of 10,000 people kept the storms at bay. And, instead of the sky, the show opened with thunderous applause for the incomparable Mavis Staples. The 82-year [...]