Discrimination Lesson from 75 Years Ago
Prejudice became real to me at age seven. It was the summer of 1941, 4 months before Pearl Harbor. MyRead more.
Diving into the Badger Den at the Loss of a Bet
The badger den at the VanRuden farm became a test of wills, a chance to pay off a bet. FriendsRead more.
Amery: Setting for Imagined More than Real. Here it is.
Amery has been the center of most of my stories on this blog and on the Elkfarm email I send.Read more.
Fond Thoughts About a Brown Paper Bag
This brown paper bag represents freedom and happiness from my childhood. The painting by Karen Appleton caught my eye, aRead more.
Across the Ice on North Twin, Amery WI
Saturday evening in Amery. Jimmy asks Charmaine if she’d go buy a six pack of beer for him. HeRead more.
Amery Area September Scenes, the Country and the Lakeshore
Recently I took a few photos around Amery the week before the Fall Festival. Coming home on the 12th ofRead more.
Fall Festival is Over, Summary of the Day (Long Post)
The annual Fall Festival today, the 16th day of September. Lovely day, hinting of rain last night but it didn’tRead more.
The Amery Fall Festival: Prelude
Mid-September, it’s got to be time for the Fall Festival in Amery, WI. Sunshine peeks out in the east onRead more.
Claire: a Joke and Another Poem from Mineral Point
Claire interacts with Mineral Point resident. Just because Claire from Mineral Point seems to be a serious poet, a recluse,Read more.
Claire Poem of Her Night Exploits
Dark, so dark. Seems to get dark at night, every night Except where the street lights are, there it isRead more.