Leaving Home

Leaving Home

Cindy and Emma at UW-Madison   Before and after Labor Day we hear stories of high school graduates leaving home, most often for college. It’s a tough time, and exciting time for the young person and a mixture of feelings for the parents and siblings. In searching the internet, many posts about leaving home appear, […]

Weighing Diners in Amery, Part 2

Weighing Diners in Amery, Part 2

Nancy suggested that the newly closed café in Amery, Ida Mae’s, would be a possible spot to start the Weigh Station. “This group could have the place opened before Halloween, maybe much earlier.” The bathroom question came up. What if visits there would mean the diner wouldn’t gain any weight. Becky had an answer ready, […]

Getting Weighed at an All-You-Can-Eat Diner

Getting Weighed at an All-You-Can-Eat Diner

Imagine the joy of an all-you-can-eat diner, a new adventure in eating. Stepping on a scale starts it out. The concept and company behind this new eating experience is called Scales. In the meeting room of the Amery Pizzeria, company spokespeople laid out a brilliant plan. Becky, the friendly lady with a winning smile and […]

Bats in the Church Belfry, and Names of the Bats (Updated)

Bats in the Church Belfry, and Names of the Bats (Updated)

Wally and Parker, summer residents of the belfry in the Bloomer Catholic Church, have cleaned their area, slept several nights and had a couple adventures, and are now turning to the science of bat study. Above them as they sleep are bats, often about a dozen, and they’ve read about bats from the local Bleskacek […]

HELP, Stick With Me Please as the Blog Format Changes

HELP, Stick With Me Please as the Blog Format Changes

Like trying to figure out why a hearse would be pulling a wood chipper, and where it’s headed, this new elkfarm.org blog has changed and is, I hope, offering choices of the readings in a better manner. Disregard that New York address, for instance, to your right until I figure out how to change it. […]