Democracy is hard

Democracy is hard

Democracy is hard and it always has been. Those of us lucky enough to live in one occasionally forget that, while the battle to establish a democracy is finite, the fight to maintain one it is not. Through those struggles – by our military on actual battlefields and by our citizens around the dinner table [...]

My vote Wisconsin

My vote Wisconsin

I have cast my vote, Wisconsin, and I'm feeling generous. So, I'd like to donate all the political phone calls , commercials, mailers and online ads that obviously would be wasted on me to any of my fellow Americans who might still be undecided. You're very welcome. Normally, as I've mentioned before, I am an [...]

I followed the sun

I followed the sun

I walked away from a storm yesterday, and rediscovered the light. Having suffered through the Commission of Presidential Debate's showing of Three Angry Men Tuesday night, following by a private screening of The Social Dilemma Wednesday night, I was feeling a little pessimistic about humanity. With Appleton's COVID-19 hospitalization rate spiking, I had planned to [...]

My favorite sticker

I picked up my favorite sticker yesterday and it didn't cost me a dime. Of course, it wasn't free either. We all know that. I earned that sticker by casting my ballot although, even as I proudly stuck it on my sweater, just under my left collar-bone and above my heart, I understood that so [...]