Glamorous person of dirty water

Glamorous person of dirty water

Every year around this time, Lake Winnebago, presumably as annoyed with the lingering winter as the rest of us, heaves up its ice and hurls it toward shore. The resulting ice shoves, like almost everything associated with Wisconsin’s largest lake, can be both troubling and beautiful. While the name itself might be undignified, reportedly “person [...]

Freistadt and its proud Pomeranians

Freistadt and its proud Pomeranians

Pomerania doesn't exist as a free standing country anymore, but, thanks to the multi-generational tenacity of its descendants, its culture still thrives. Amazingly, you'll find it right here in Wisconsin, perfectly preserved and just a couple of miles up the road from Milwaukee. Freistadt stands as a testament to a faithful community who has balanced [...]

Beautiful places: The Green Bay Botanical Gardens

Beautiful places: The Green Bay Botanical Gardens

The music brought us to the Green Bay Botanical Gardens last Sunday. The beauty took our breath away. I'll add introducing me to that lovely, peaceful place as another reason I'm grateful to the Mile of Music team, producers of the excellent Grass Roots Festival. We showed up right at noon for the seven-hour event, [...]