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.

France – November 11, 1918 – 100 years ago , the Great War ended there : The clearing of the Armistice – 40 photos

France – November 11, 1918 – 100 years ago , the Great War ended there : The clearing of the Armistice – 40 photos France – November 11, 1918 – 100 years ago , the Great War ended there : … Continue reading

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Late Bloomer

Found this dandelion among the fallen leaves on Monday. Kind of a cheerful sight, but talk about terrible timing: Milwaukee is predicted to get approximately three inches of snow this morning (Friday, November 9)!

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Discovering Twitter’s “Bookmarks”

Maybe you’re not a Twitter user, in which case you’re probably not going to be interested in today’s blog post 🙂 But if you do use Twitter, maybe like me you didn’t know about Twitter’s bookmarks. The bookmark feature has … Continue reading

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Color Blocking

Sort of. One day I suddenly noticed the bright red of the bathroom stall in my building. Took a photo. Decided to edit it so that it no longer bore strong resemblance to a bathroom stall. Because, really: Who takes … Continue reading

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20 gallons’ worth of network security?

Saw this truck parked outside an office building in downtown Milwaukee last Friday morning. I don’t know what business these hats’ owner works in, but given the “white hats,” I figured network security was as good a guess as any … Continue reading

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The Highwaymen: “Highwayman”

I heard this song on the radio while driving home the other night. Here’s the Wikipedia article on The Highwaymen supergroup. Like some others I really like—for example, “Wichita Lineman,” “Galveston,” “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” and “MacArthur … Continue reading

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Sunset in grays and pastels, downtown Milwaukee

Evening arrives this past Tuesday as I’m getting ready to leave work for the day. Taken from the staircase landing between the second and third floors of the Grohmann Museum looking west toward the Marcus Center (colored lights) and the … Continue reading

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