Cultural

Music in the Park-Celebrating Summer Under the Stars

August 17, 2011

Appleton ended its summer series of music in Pierce Park last night with perfect weather, blue skies, and a gentle breeze. I found my way to the south side of town where cars already lined the streets around the park. A few people came in senior buses, some walked and others rode on bikes. Children were enjoying themselves on the playground equipment and the adults were gathering in their folding …Read the Rest

A Barn of a Different Sort

A Barn of a Different Sort
April 25, 2010

Coming from a fruit growing region to a major dairy region has been very eye opening. A mere 10 minute drive in any direction from Appleton  leads to huge dairy farms. The farms lie adjacent to each other in tight patchwork squares …Read the Rest

Learning to Live the Wisconsin Way

Learning to Live the Wisconsin Way
March 13, 2010

Upon learning that I was moving to Wisconsin, an elderly couple in my Lutheran Church back in MI thought I should  prepare for living in Wisconsin. Both had previously lived in WI, one while attending University of WI in Madison and his …Read the Rest

The Wisconsin Fox River Valley’s Rich Musical Offerings

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 …Read the Rest

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