Monthly Archives: February 2008

Choo! Choo!

I’ve been working recently with a Dells area museum, the RGN, to redesign and rebuild the museum website. I took the old site down yesterday and we were down to a few punch list items as of last night, so … Continue reading

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The Forces of Darkness Ate the Moon

The forces of darkness ate the moon last night, right over Wisconsin Dells. It was interesting enough that Michael and I made several forays out into the subzero weather to take a look various stages, but, uh, slow. While the … Continue reading

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Minutiae

For those of you who are into political minutiae, the vote totals in Sauk County, Wisconsin yesterday were: 6,873 Barack Obama4,783 Hillary Clinton2,050 John McCain1,789 Mike Huckabee 170 Ron Paul 86 John Edwards 54 Mitt Romney 20 Dennis Kucinich 19 … Continue reading

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Normal

The Wisconsin primary is over — Obama won handily, with 58% of the vote — and we can all get back to normal today. Normal in Wisconsin this year is dealing with subzero temperatures and mounds and mounds of snow. … Continue reading

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The Trinity

Tomorrow is Wisconsin’s chance to weigh in on who will be our next President, and I’d have to be brain dead not to be aware of the fact. Political ads are running roughly every 7.2 seconds on the local Madison … Continue reading

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Enforced Quiet

Michael and I had a day of enforced quiet, the snow having arrived in force and kept us in for the day. I spent much of the day continuing work on the new website I’m building for a not-for-profit, and … Continue reading

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Mad Trains, Snow Trains

Michael and I traveled to Madison today, with Tom and Barb Baker, to see the Mad City Railroad show. Michael said that the show was a bit like “The House on the Rock”, which I’ve never seen. But I understand, … Continue reading

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Let it Snow!

We are, the Wisconsin Dells Events reports this morning, within a few inches of our area’s all time record for the amount snow we get in a single season. The record, set in 1950-1951, is 77.9 inches. We had 12-14 … Continue reading

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MadCity, MadState

Wisconsin is brittle cold this week. It is 7 below right now, and we don’t expect to see any temperatures above freezing in the next ten days. Anyone half-sensible is staying inside and huddling around a warm television. Worse yet, … Continue reading

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Colors

A STRONG ARCTIC COLD FRONT … NORTHWEST WINDS OF 40 TO 45 MPH … BLOWING SNOW … NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS … 14 BELOW ZERO … WIND CHILLS BETWEEN 30 BELOW AND 40 BELOW ZERO … The wind is howling outside, … Continue reading

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