Monthly Archives: June 2012

Texas Norte Not

The latest development in our local drought: Communities are beginning to cancel 4th of July fireworks. “Fire on the River”, a spectacular fireworks show over the Wisconsin River at Sauk City, scheduled for Saturday night, was cancelled yesterday because of … Continue reading

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Totally Tufted Tiny Titmouse Tenants

We’ve got a pair of tufted titmouse nesting on the drainpipe at the end of the walk. The titmouse couple nested on the drainpipe after Michael and I spent a couple of weeks chasing them out of the garage, where … Continue reading

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Texas Norte

It is official.  Wisconsin Dells, which has received under 1/10th of an inch of rain in June so far, ranks as Wisconsin’s driest area this month. Although we got a brief, short rain last night, I looked at the 10-day … Continue reading

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We support marriage equality …

The Democratic Party of Wisconsin’s 2012 platform includes the statement “We support marriage equality for all couples.” In making that statement, Wisconsin joins about 20 other state Democratic parties this year, which have adopted similar planks. As state parties around … Continue reading

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Blessed Absence

Wisconsin survived the recall election on Tuesday — the wrong result, but at last it is over — and my mailbox has gone silent, thanks be to God. I’ve been averaging 50 e-mails and 10 robo calls a day about … Continue reading

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