Author Archives: Katherine Wikoff

About Katherine Wikoff

I am a college professor at Milwaukee School of Engineering, where I teach literature, film studies, political science, and communication. I also volunteer with a Milwaukee homeless sanctuary, Repairers of the Breach, as chair of the Communications and Fund Development Committee.

Sun and shadows, 12:33 pm on August 22

Saw these long shadows while walking to Starbucks for a refill after teaching my morning class today. I really liked the LONG diagonal lines and the bright white light lining the top of the utility pipes inside the cage, so … Continue reading

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“The Shape of Water” is concentric circles

Raindrops on water is one of the loveliest sights I know. Always makes me happy and is something I seek out at the end of a storm, just as I also automatically look for rainbows. Is that something I do … Continue reading

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Unhappy Birthday

Taken near the NE corner of Jefferson and Wisconsin in downtown Milwaukee on a Saturday morning in early August. There’s a story here. I’m guessing it’s a sad one.

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Waiting Room

Not that there would be any doubt in your mind that this is what you’re looking at. All that’s missing is a plant in the corner 😀    

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Fiserv Forum Skywalk

Taken with my iPhone while sitting on Juneau, facing west, at the 6th Street stoplight. I really enjoy seeing this building from different perspectives, at different times of day, and in different seasons. Always something new.

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Weeds on a Milwaukee sidewalk

Gray morning in Milwaukee, but these weeds in the 1900 block of West Vliet caught my eye as I was driving past, so I had to stop and get out in the drizzling rain to take a picture. Maybe I … Continue reading

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A tour of public sculpture along Milwaukee’s RiverWalk and Wisconsin Avenue

A photo of my colleague, Margaret Dwyer, and me with “The Bronze Fonz,” taken during last Saturday’s walking tour of public sculptures along the Milwaukee RiverWalk and Wisconsin Avenue. We led a group of MSOE students on the two-hour walk … Continue reading

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