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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 a
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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 think
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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 lies
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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,
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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 comfort
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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 smart
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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,
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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,
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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 open
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