Jumping Around with Grandma Peggy

Jumping Around with Grandma Peggy

I have Jumped Around on multiple occasions at Camp Randall, including football games and graduations. But, one of my favorite Jump Arounds to date happened Saturday afternoon on Pondview Court in Appleton. Led by my mother, we joined her neighborhood in a celebration of all that is great and virus-proof in Wisconsin. Laughter, for example, [...]

Joined at the hip

Joined at the hip

What do you get when you combine music and love in the land of a thousand beautiful sunsets? If you're lucky, somewhat persuasive and not running too late, you get Joined at the Hip and a nice glass of chardonnay. That's what happened to me, anyway, as I took a victory lap around St. Armand's [...]

Buttering up Grandma Peggy

Buttering up Grandma Peggy

More than almost anything else, my mother loathes butter. Her standard breakfast order -- dry toast, crisp bacon, eggs scrambled hard -- is a mandate not a request. Should butter appear on her plate, she will lose her appetite for the entire meal and the offending restaurant will face her non-negotiable butter boycott. So, when [...]