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 […]

Cancer then Critters

Cancer then Critters

Alone at Culvers in Waupaca, the older woman ate her meal surrounded by cheerful families and groups . She appeared serious, even glum on this holiday Sunday but nothing else. As she struggled to get up while holding her tray, I asked if I could help her. She appreciated it, standing up while I dumped the trash […]

Letter 1 to Madison

Letter 1 to Madison

Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company. Lord Byron ============ My dearest Madison, Sorry I haven’t written for awhile, I have no excuse. I’ve been very busy but should never be too busy to write to you. First, I’m so proud that you’ve just finished one year of college, that […]