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I got dibs on that parking spot. Yeah, dibs, you turkey

Published March 3, 2015

This latest snow fall made me realize something. I've never called dibs here. I'm not alone. I don't see any Milwaukeeans shoveling out angled parking spots or street parking spots and calling dibs on their handiwork. You know, "dibs." See, this is a real thing that real people do - specifically 90 miles south of us in Chicago. And it's serious business.

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Social Circle: Bugs or snow?

Published Jan. 25, 2015

A lot of Wisconsinites complain about the cold and snow, but given the choice, would we move to a warmer climate if we could? There are definitely trade offs - including that many places with higher annual temperatures also have a larger population of bugs. Which would you prefer: snow or bugs?

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Bradford Beach in the wintertime

Published Jan. 23, 2015

As much as I do enjoy other people, there are times I also love to be where they are not. One of these times was last winter - Milwaukee's coldest in about three decades - when I had reached my threshold for football and "Real Housewives" and living with 50 other people in one building, went down the hill, and took a walk on Bradford Beach along Lake Michigan. It was the most restorative thing I had done in a long time.

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Snow Globe

Snow globes, transparent sphere in a delicate glass prison. Once false move the fragile contents can shatter in a sopping mess on the floor. So safe under the protective bubble. A cozy red brick house with tall trees and snow mounds. Cheerful figures with rosy cheeks. Fuzzy mittens and vivid f...

Early Departure

Friday January 31st, 2014 – Findlay, OH    This is turning out to be an especially nasty winter, but we’ve been due for one for a few years now so I’m not complaining. If I’m going to be based where I am, it has to be expected. I’d love to be based somew...

Chill-i-Fest 2011 Promises Lots of Family Fun

Chill-i-Fest 2011 Promises Lots of Family Fun Oconomowoc, WI - Downtown Oconomowoc will be abuzz with ice sculpting, winter sports and culinary competition during the 4th annual Chill-i-Fest, Saturday, January 15, from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM, sponsored by the Downtown Oconomowoc Merchants As...

Here Comes The Cold

Monday November 17th, 2008 - Chicago, IL Hello winter my old friend. The myth of global warming doesn’t hide the fact that we’re all about to get blasted by your fury one more year. I for one am not thrilled about it and if I had a reason to move somewhere warm I would. But I don&rsqu...

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