Monthly Archives: September 2007

The Decorating Gene

Gay folks are supposed to have the decorating gene. I guess I do, since I have a good sense of line and enjoyed decorating the house, building a lot of my own furniture so that the house would look and … Continue reading

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Finally, Fish

A good Friday Fish Fry is a serious topic in Wisconsin, even more serious than the ups and downs of Bucky Badger or the weather. Folks swap leads on where the good fish fries are, and folks are known to … Continue reading

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G-L-O-R-I-A

Mike, a friend who lives on Herwig Road and who is not to be confused with Michael or Michelangelo — do I know anyone not named after the archangel, I sometimes wonder — and I went to Sauk Prairie this … Continue reading

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News of the Weird, Avian

The starlings have decided to flock in the trees right out at the road this year, by the hundreds, for some reason. I don’t see or hear them all day, and then come late afternoon, hundreds of them show up. … Continue reading

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H.H. Bennett Studio

Michael and I went to a benefit for the Stewards and the Wisconsin State Historical Society last night at the H.H. Bennett Studio, which is operated by the Historical Society. The tickets cost in the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” range, … Continue reading

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God’s Believe It or Not!

The Wisconsin Dells Events reports this morning that Waupaca resident Bill Mielke is about to open a “Creationism Museum” in the Dells. I think creationism is for the monkeys, but Wisconsin Dells is home to any number of religious oddities, … Continue reading

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Firehouse Pizza

Firehouse Pizza is back, thanks be to God. Wisconsin Dells food, in a word, sucks. The tourist food runs the gamut from decent steakhouses (the original Fields, north of the Dells) to imitation Chicago-style this and that, and it is … Continue reading

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Chicago

I spent Sunday and Monday in Chicago, staying overnight with Rebecca and David in their new condominium in Woodlawn, just south of Hyde Park, where I used to live. The apartment is great — large, third floor, good room layouts, … Continue reading

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Jack Frost

We got our first frost this morning. What else is there to say? That I’ll be whining about the heat next week, when it is back into the 80’s? I guess.

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Ah, Saved!

I thought, for a bit, that the town of Delton had adopted the New York Minute. The road crew showed up Thursday and got down to it, putting in an underlayment on the road Thursday afternoon, and then working like … Continue reading

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