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Bradford Beach in the wintertime

Published Jan. 23, 2015

As much as I do enjoy other people, there are times I also love to be where they are not. One of these times was last winter - Milwaukee's coldest in about three decades - when I had reached my threshold for football and "Real Housewives" and living with 50 other people in one building, went down the hill, and took a walk on Bradford Beach along Lake Michigan. It was the most restorative thing I had done in a long time.

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Cold-weather closures compel some groups to stay open for first time

Published Jan. 13, 2015

Sub-zero temperatures and wind chills shut down Milwaukee area schools and many daycare facilities for two days at the end of last week, leaving working parents with precious few childcare options. In response, according to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, some local organization stayed open this year, reversing their policy of closing when MPS closes.

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From the TV weatherman's handbook of unsurprising advice

Published Nov. 14, 2014

When winter hits local television news stations go nuts with the kind of advice we've heard over and over again. Who doesn't know that you ought to slow down if the roads are covered with snow and ice?

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This cold snap has nothing on 1913

Published Nov. 11, 2014

Can you imagine how social media would've melted down exactly 101 years ago? Nov. 11, 2013 was the end of the "Big Blow," the "Freshwater Fury" or the "White Hurricane," a hurricane-force blizzard that killed more than 250 people and and destroyed 19 ships.

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Thought Balloons

Worries should float like stray balloons rising to the sky.Simplistic thinking I confess.Maybe a sharp pin would appear in thin air. It would puncture the worn out latex, allowing the big mess to burst. The rubber pieces disintegrate before making contact with the ground. One intentional slip ...

Rev. Ron reviews "The Colony"

I just have to assume that The Colony was made because some Canadian writers and filmmakers had some extra cash and time to waste in-between hockey games and other Canadian stereotypical activities...like being really nice.The Colony takes place in the not to distant future where mankind built ma...

Weather Advisory

Tuesday February 26th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL    It snowed today, and that got me to thinking about how much something as random as weather can have a very real impact on someone’s business. I guess I’ve always known it, but it really hit home today as I was cleaning o...

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