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.

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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TIX3

😂 Looked up from my desk this morning and noticed the “EXIT” sign outside my door.

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Eleanor Roosevelt on “What’s My Line” and other famous things

I stumbled across a reference to this while doing something else online and couldn’t resist watching. In October 1953 Eleanor Roosevelt appeared as a “mystery guest” on the stump-the-panel quiz show “What’s My Line?” This episode, posted in its entirety … Continue reading

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