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More Than a Bridge

As I write this, orange and red ink seeps into my epidermis, seeking a permanent home within my pores. This afternoon I completed one of the final items on my “Year of Never” list: Get a tattoo. I didn’t tell … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Wonders: Summerfest

For my second installment in the Wisconsin Wonders series, I’ll talk up Summerfest (warning the website will HURT YOUR EYES), which kicks off tomorrow. Most music fans in Milwaukee have a love-hate relationship with Summerfest. They book some AWFUL bands (that the … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Wonders: Growing Power

I know I was hard on Wisconsin recently. I had no intention of being unfair to the people that are there that do care and do actively work to make the community better. Those folks are up against the world sometimes and they … Continue reading

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A Year Ago

I am still working on my posts about London and Becky’s visit, but I couldn’t let a major anniversary pass. It was a year ago last night that I pledged to leave Wisconsin. Here is what I wrote at the … Continue reading

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We’re going to the championship man! Fucking A!

I have been a Milwaukee Brewers fan since Baskin Robbins had helmet sundaes in the ’80s. I always loved the ball and glove logo. It seemed from an early age, Milwaukee and I were destined for a relationship. One of … Continue reading

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Autumnal Catch Up

Whenever the technology becomes available I will be employing a clone to do most of my blogging for me. Or to catch up on sleep. Or something. Anyhoo, when I last wrote it was Indian Summer here. I guess it … Continue reading

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Missing Milwaukee: August Edition

After a snippy, but well-meaning, response to an email I sent Milwaukee friends yesterday about BART protests, which went something like “wait, San Francisco did SOMETHING wrong,” I’ve decided to start a monthly “Missing Milwaukee” column on this blog. While … Continue reading

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Mid-August Check In

Um, so yeah. Remember how prolific I was at the beginning of the month? I wish I could wire my brain to auto-blog because dang, I’ve been hyper-busy adventuring since. Let’s see, last time I wrote I was guiding Amanda … Continue reading

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Night Out In North Beach

I’m glad that I’ve been here long enough that I can gauge where to go based on where people’s hotels are. Last night my friend Amanda was in town for just one night and since she was staying in the … Continue reading

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Funky Cold Mobdina – Segregation Vs Integration

Warning: I realize this blog is going to piss some people off. Please know I can write volumes about how awesome Milwaukee is. But if you don’t address problems they’ll never go away. This morning I was greatly saddened to … Continue reading

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