Archive for February, 2010

The Wisconsin Fox River Valley’s Rich Musical Offerings

February 26, 2010

Having had Interlochen Arts Academy as well as Interlochen Summer Camp practically in my backyard in Michigan; I was figuring the move to Wisconsin would leave that aspect of my life behind. Shock and awe, ’tis NOT true. The Fox River Valley has wonderful programs abounding everywhere. Let’s first look at  Lawrence University, whose  campus is just east of downtown Appleton.  It is a nationally acclaimed, small, liberal arts college with its own Music Conservatory. When I …Read the Rest

Visions of Spring in My Wisconsin Backyard

February 21, 2010

Image by Eddy’s Mom10 via Flickr About this time of winter I begin to think about the first green shoots that will be pushing their noses through the blanket of crusty snow.  The cold gets  old as the end of February draws nigh …Read the Rest

Lake Winnebago

Lake Winnebago
February 11, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Lake Winnebago is an unusually large inland fresh water lake! Some of the facts about it are it is a relatively shallow lake, 21 ft. at its deepest point. It is Wisconsin’s largest inland lake, 30 mi. …Read the Rest

Bubolz Nature Preserve

February 5, 2010

Image by tray via Flickr I had such a great time  cross-country skiing over the holidays in Michigan, I was anxious to find a place close to home in NE Wisconsin that I could keep up the activity. Thank goodness for the …Read the Rest

Our Appleton,WI Neighborhood

Our Appleton,WI Neighborhood
February 4, 2010

   Having neighbors all around is a new and surprisingly nice change.  Our greater Appleton neighborhood is very quiet and stable with very few houses on the market.  Most of the houses are of the  late 50’s and early 60’s vintage.  A half-dozen of my twenty-two …Read the Rest

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