A Tribute to a Great Man
The funeral/ memorial service for Duane Nygaard at the First English Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids, a joyful and aRead more.
Mouse in My Car: Updated
Found hints of a mouse, or two, in my car yesterday. Not sure what to do, but I don’t thinkRead more.
Chopin’s Heart–A Journey: Update
Frederic Chopin arranged to have his heart removed after his death because he feared being buried alive. His body liesRead more.
Cheeses and Taste Testing Poem
This cheese and drink poem was written by Earle Garber, a local historian, author, and philosopher from the Wisconsin Rapids,Read more.
Some People are Very Special: Updated
Some people have a wonderful way Of putting others at ease, They say and do little things That will comfortRead more.
First Birthday Party at a Ripe Old Age
The man had a good, full life but he never a birthday party, he just didn’t. A loner, a smartRead more.
The Couple Shared Everything
Cousin Brad in Amery stopped at the Uff Da–Youbetcha cafe on Vine Street this past week, ordering his usual liverRead more.
Uff Da Defined and Explained
Uff da was an expression I heard often growing up. It could apply to a variety of situations, some bad,Read more.
Bloomer Boys in the Belfry with Bats
The boys enjoyed the summer in the Bloomer Catholic church belfry, and now there are three sleeping up there. Parker,Read more.
Julie at the Waybury Inn–Updated
While traveling in New England, we stopped at the Waybury Inn, made famous on the Bob Newhart Show. It’s openRead more.