I am a boat nerd. I am not afraid to admit it. For many years my Dad would take me down to see the big boats of the Great Lakes when I lived in Milwaukee. There is something majestic about the boats on the inland seas. They are truly the stuff of legends.
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The tavern in Wisconsin plays an important social role in the State. The perfect tavern is warm and inviting, dimly lit, maybe with a worn bar top and ancient back bar. The barkeepers are gracious and the locals friendly. All over the State these little hole in the wall places still exist, although they are […]
Today I cam across a flyer for a very interesting event happening this Sunday , August 14th, at Dillman’s Resort in Lac du Flambeau (a simply beautiful setting!): Woodland Ways: 3rd Annual Benefit for Northwoods Niijii’s Woodland Indian Art Initiative. The schedule is: 3 pm – 5 pm – Demonstrations with Master Artists Lac du Flambeau […]
a Juneau county, WI highway worker came across a strange creature found dead at the side of the road last Monday. Almost completely hairless and about the size of a piglet, this creature looked like nothing he ever seen before. According to WISC TV 3: “It’s completely hairless — almost like leather,” Potter said. “It […]
There’s a great post this week on the site Wisconsin Life on the joys of bicycling. Spring is the best time to ride; the air is fresh and everything is bursting with life. Plus after being cooped up indoors all winter, we just want to get out and go.
On my way to Eau Claire this past week I decided to get off of Highway 29 and explore beyond the obvious building just off the highway. So when the exit for Curtiss came up I hopped off and headed toward town. I found a great display outside the Curtiss Community Center all about the […]
Television station WEAU TV-13 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin is currently off the air due to the collapse of their transmission tower. The tower, located north on Fairchild, WI on Hwy H was constructed in 1966 and was 2000 feet tall. The tower was also home to the FM radio station 104.5 WAXX. WEAU and WAXX […]
Starting January 1, 2011, do it yourselfers will no longer be able to dispose of used oil filters and oil absorbant materials in their regular garbage. More than a year ago, Governor Doyle signed into law legislation banning the filters and other oily materials from entering the landfills in the state. Wisconsin has been recycling […]