Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

The Lovely Doreen from Waukesha and I took the family on a tour of America’s southwest. Our trip took us from San Diego, California to Yuma, Arizona, and then finally to Phoenix, Arizona. We also took day trips to the Grand Canyon and to the Meteor Crater outside Flagstaff. I’ll spare you the entire slideshow, […]

I’m catching up from my little vacation. Yes, I missed the deep freeze. I’ll have some stories to tell, probably early next week, about our adventures. In the meantime, expect the normal irregular posting to resume around here. Print this entry

Always fun to poke at:   It's an easy tactic to criticize a president for being on vacation. But seriously, who thinks any president is actually on vacation?#POTUS — Eugene Kane (@eugene_kane) August 15, 2013 From a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel chat transcript, August 27, 2009: The way I remember it, I was very hard on […]

I like to take some time off during the summer every year to recharge the batteries and get some personal things done. I tried to avoid that this year because of the recall election and the earlier Senate primary. Unfortunately all that’s done is screw me up this year. So other than my Waukesha Freeman […]

Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Jun 14, 2012; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A Carefully planned vacation packed with sight-seeing (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.) As I write this, the Wigderson family is on vacation in Chicago, Illinois. I’m looking for a sign in my hotel […]

Hmmm. A couple of posts were offline while I was out of town because of apostrophes in the urls. Couldn’t check it myself because I was only in touch intermittently with an iPhone. Sorry about that. Had a great trip with great friends to the Wisconsin Dells. These friends are always afraid they’ll end up […]

Next Friday the Lovely Doreen from Waukesha and I are driving through Southwestern Wisconsin on our way to Galena for a few days. I’m looking for lunch suggestions both there and back. Our phone lines are open. Print this entry

Another vacation in the Wisconsin Dells, with a brief stop in Madison, is over.  Who in my family will ever forget driving around the Capitol with me saying, “Look kids! The Capitol, hippie protestor, veterans administration, historical society, there’s another look at the Capitol, a hippie protestor, veterans, historical society, Capitol…” It was a nice […]

Strangely enough, I couldn’t find a Starbucks in Connersville, IN. Print this entry

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