Here’s to Croatian Sensations!

Here’s to Croatian Sensations!

My sisters-in-law Sharon and Donna have become both the keepers and the sharers of Biskupic family history. So, we were touched but not surprised last week to receive an unsolicited package from Sharon that contained a Toni Kukoc jersey we once gave my father-in-law for Christmas. And I was likewise touched but not surprised to [...]

Order in the courthouse portrait walls

Order in the courthouse portrait walls

On Saturday, July 29, 1961 the Honorable Oscar J. Schmiege addressed an Outagamie County jury and assembled spectators as the sixth day of a Kaukauna murder trial over which he presided rolled on. According to media reports, the temperature in the courtroom exceeded 80 degrees on that scorching summer day. As Judge Schmiege read out [...]

Happy 55 to the man who loves to drive

Happy 55 to the man who loves to drive

My husband turns 55 today, the perfect age for a man who loves crazy long road trips, respects all posted speed limits and monitors the stop signs outside our house with such Barney Fife-like intensity he scares drivers who dare to roll through. "Did you see that?" he'll ask me as he shakes his fist [...]