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A Shave In Nepal

A Shave In Nepal

Seven years ago I was trekking to Everest Base Camp from Lukla airport, it was 3 week trip with limited opportunities to shower let alone shave. The trip involved staying in tea houses and the morning cleansing ritual involved a single bowl of water being placed in my shared room in the morning which was used for a quick towel wash and a quick teeth clean with some water from a bottle.  Three weeks later and I had substantial growth on my face and in those days I was a Mach 3 user and looking at the thought of dragging...

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Washington Park's recipe for community building: Start with neighbors, young people, add pie

The line began forming before the Washington Park concert started on a recent Wednesday night, and even before concertgoers grabbed a free hot dog, watermelon and lemonade. Volunteers from Community Pie enthusiastically passed out pieces of freshly baked apple, peach, blueberry, rhubarb and other kinds of pie. The day before, neighborhood volunteers and young people [...]

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Living with autism
There are a lot of emotions that roar through someone, including me, when you hear the word "autism." And there is nothing like living with someone with autism, even for a brief time, to understand both the difficulties and opportunities of the disorder.
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Grace Lutheran Church
As beautiful as Milwaukee's historic churches are, visiting them can sometimes be disheartening. That's because so many of them are threatened due to failing -- or even entirely failed -- finances as churches in the heart of the city have fallen victim to suburbanization. This is true for some, but not all churches, as I was reminded recently on a visit to Grace Lutheran Church, which houses a vibrant congregation in a stunning Gothic building.
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A Chat with Joel Salatin
Joel Salatin, who will be in town on Aug. 26 to speak at the Food Freedom Fundraiser, kindly agreed to answer some questions for OnMilwaukee.com about his farm and philosophies on farming, his celebrity and his opinions on government regulation and the raw milk debate. Here's what he shared.
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Your home's history
Lately, a lot of requests have arrived via email asking about how one goes about researching the places they call home. Here are some tips for Milwaukeeans curious about how their abodes came to be and who inhabited them in the past.

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