It Began with a Manual Typewriter
My first typewriter was a treasure and an ally. When I first attended college at UW Superior after graduating fromRead more.
Variations on a Hug
Hugs vary depending on the setting. In wishing well to a waitress who just survived a bout with cancer, aRead more.
Remember When You Had This Kind of Energy?
Energy. When we were kids it was endless. My memory of running full speed in the pasture over the wellRead more.
Desserts Always Topped Off Our Meals
Desserts? Always. Growing up in a not so wealthy home and family, Mom made sure we had dessert to lookRead more.
Dear Morgan, It’s Grandma Bonnie
From Grandma Haller. Oh, Morgan, I just love it when you send an email and tell me what’s going onRead more.
Brenda, the Good Shepherd in Western Wisconsin
From a modern sheep herder: “People think I’m crazy, but I don’t care.” April can be a busy month forRead more.
Pea Shooter Wakes Up Workers: true history
Peashooter as a job. Waking up shift workers in industrial England became a profession, a way to earn money. UsingRead more.
Gladys and Henry Prepare and Perform on Easter Sunday
Singing at Easter. Above, Henry and Gladys Armitage prepare for the service tomorrow at Our Savior’s Lutheran in Amery. ForRead more.
The In-laws are Coming for the Weekend
The in-laws are coming this weekend, for Easter, and they’ll do as they often do. “We don’t need beds” theyRead more.
Oatmeal and Ella for Breakfast: Complete
Oatmeal and Ella Fitzgerald for breakfast Started the day on a perfect note and taste Next to the toilet tank,Read more.