Archive for July, 2011

Getting in Touch with Jon’s Roots

July 28, 2011

One thing I have wanted to do since coming to Wisconsin, is go to Pulaski during Polka Days. I wanted to see how it compares to my Cedar, Michigan Polka Fest. Pulaski is about 50 miles to the North. We decided to go mid day last Saturday afternoon. Crowds were smaller then, but what a big hearted small town with townfolk very welcoming whereever we went. The population is just over 3,000.  The main thorough fare had …Read the Rest

A Time Honored and Valued Tradition in the Heartland

A Time Honored and Valued Tradition in the Heartland
July 22, 2011

My Grandma Orr’s advice still rings in my ears to this day. Thirty plus years ago she told me that I should look for a husband in church. She was right. I found someone with the same values I wanted …Read the Rest

Not Your Typical Parade

Not Your Typical  Parade
July 4, 2011

  My friend Ginny exclaimed that I, as in me, have never arrived anywhere early and this morning was no exception. She wanted to see the Classic Wooden Boat Parade that would be taking off at 9 a.m. sharp from …Read the Rest

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