Category Archives: Life

GOOD USED REFRIGRATORS [and] STOVES

Taken from an upstairs window at the Repairers of the Breach center, Milwaukee’s only daytime homeless sanctuary, where I volunteer as chair of the Communications and Fund Development Committee. If you are ever looking for a very worthy cause to … Continue reading

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First Buds! – Red Arrow Park

Spring has arrived in downtown Milwaukee. On my coffee run at noon, I spotted one tree in bud around the perimeter of the Slice of Ice skating rink in Red Arrow Park. And a panoramic view of the entire rink … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Elevator (And My First-Ever Exhibit Submission)

While waiting for the elevator in my building, I decided to check my texts. Apparently the last app I’d used was my camera, because it was still active when I opened things up. The image that flashed onscreen before being replaced … Continue reading

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Al Jarreau as “The Jazz Singer” (SCTV)

Among my favorite moments from Al Jarreau (who was born in Milwaukee and passed away yesterday) is this parody of Neil Diamond’s 1980 remake of The Jazz Singer. You know it’s going to be great the moment you see Sid Dithers … Continue reading

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Nearly Sunset

Which is coming earlier and earlier every evening, thank goodness. Last week I noticed that for the first time this winter it wasn’t dark as I was leaving work. I took this picture on my way out the door this … Continue reading

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Farewell, Iconic Dinosaur

I wrote a post back in 2012 about this relic from a long-closed amusement park on Milwaukee’s northwest side. The dinosaur has been a familiar fixture on North 76th Street in Milwaukee for at least 40 years, and for the past five … Continue reading

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