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One chef's journey from Mexico to Milwaukee

Published July 25, 2016

Chef Gil Amador's journey began in 2006. At 21, he made the tough decision to leave Mazatlan, Mexico, with the hope of making a better life for himself and his family. After an uphill battle he's a U.S. citizen and sous chef at the Hyatt Regency hotel.


More than the myths: Nogales sits brightly on the U.S./Mexico border

Published Feb. 10, 2016

In the last 35 years, I've walked into the Arizona/Mexico border town of Nogales too often to count. Like many Mexican communities, Nogales makes little effort to conceal its considerable poverty. And while that may be a visitor's only impression, it's not mine.


Revelations about chess and soccer explain "The Beautiful Game"

Published Oct. 13, 2015

Soccer is called "the beautiful game" by the millions of fans who follow it like a religion, both in America and around the world.I've never understood the phrase until Saturday night when a remarkable confluence of events gave me a kind of clarity about soccer I never had before.


Godshaw greets the masses at Turner Hall

Published June 11, 2015

Anyone who has walked through the doors of Turner Hall, 1038 N. 4th St., for a concert or event has seen Al Godshaw, who has been the house manager since the venue opened in 2007.

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Commuter Games

Wednesday August 25th, 2010 - Cozumel, Mexico    If there’s a tougher commute to work for any job on Earth, I’d sure like to see it. This is relentless. I wasn’t able to sleep one wink last night as I was up late answering emails and catching up on all the work I&rsquo...

Almost Missed The Boat

Wednesday August 11th, 2010 - Cozumel, Mexico    Travel is work. Period. I’m not saying I don’t enjoy it. Sometimes. But it is work. It’s a constant, never ending process of always having to be in the next place - barely being able to enjoy the place I just got to....

Three Shots To Score

Monday July 19th, 2010 - Cozumel, Mexico    Today was the day to prove myself. Everyone has been very nice so far, but this was the day to prove that I can handle this kind of work. They were nice enough to keep me off of the ‘Welcome Aboard’ show, and Jim Brick showed m...

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