Swing state of mind

Swing state of mind

Wisconsin has been a swing state with varying degrees of drama for more than a century. That's kind of cool when you think about how one proud but genetically humble state in the middle of the country can make its voice heard, and kind of not-so-cool when you think about all the voices we hear [...]

Oh what a tangled web

Oh what a tangled web

I've been going mano-a-ocho-manos all summer with a yellow garden spider who claimed one of my flower boxes as his own. Every afternoon, I clear that sticky goo, and all the things it traps, off my poor pink impatiens, and every evening that tenacious tentacled tyrant rolls his eight beady eyes at me and shoot [...]

Easy peasy

Easy peasy

We drove to Madison last week to get tested for COVID-19 and I am very pleased to report that the whole experience went very smoothly and we all, thankfully, tested negative. I write this to assure those of you who have not been tested yet and may have to be in the future, that you [...]