Appleton’s newest Who’s hoo hoo hoooo

Appleton’s newest Who’s hoo hoo hoooo

Just east of Harry Houdini's synagogue and the newspaper building Edna Ferber once roamed, a photogenic owl family has become Appleton's newest Who's hoo hoo hoooo. Birders, photographers and curious wanderers flock to the park to study and capture the unusual scene. Science enthusiasts and small children study the pellets they leave behind. And, high [...]

Days of wine and sunflowers

Days of wine and sunflowers

Thanks to the owner/developer of one iconic Up North destination, we discovered another. Lee Bergsbaken, who rotated his crops six years ago and grew Wisconsin's prettiest Sunflower Festival, spent a little time chatting with us Saturday afternoon and urged us to check out the Hammen Family Orchard, Cider Mill and Winery. So, after a quick [...]

Let’s live like Wisconsin in October

Let’s live like Wisconsin in October

Let’s live like Wisconsin in October and let the sun light us with unabashed glee even as winter looms. Let’s wink and shimmy our russet leaves, hoist them high and proud and then let them fall without regret. Let’s keep our rustic roads all spruced up so they’re always ready to welcome wanderers. And, when [...]