it never not creeps me out and all the more so when there’s a bunch of mounted heads looking back at me. when i first moved here i remember thinking it was strange that the local hardware store kept a trophy display of fresh kills ( not that i’m against hunting ) but now it […]
from the you-might-be-in-wisconsin-during-deer-season department. they don’t say to drink the coors for breakfast but i think it’s just taken as a given.
for over a year this photo of me has been hanging in the organic valley headquarters near the coffee station where i used to get coffee every day before the fire. the photo was taken right before i started running again, before i ran clear across the country and before i lost 110 pounds. so, […]
watching the school band pass by in the westby homecoming parade from newish work digs and i can’t believe they missed the chance to bust into a few bars of john mellencamp’s small town.
the next step to getting right with the galaxie is taking her on a 60 mile road trip along the back roads of wisconsin to get a feel for how she’ll perform on longer road trips. driving down past all the pretty horses near odin avenue i noticed a nice view out the window of […]
i suppose some of you might remember i’ve had a 1965 ford galaxie 500 for 11 years. in fact, it’s been exactly 11 years. i know this because i can go back and find the first time i wrote about buying in august of 2002 ( kids, that was so long ago i had a […]
our post fire work digs in westby, wisconsin are in the building behind this sign for ole & lena kaffe hus ( fresh lefse! ). across the street you can see the uff-da mart and dregne’s scandinavian gifts.
a patron of unusual age wandered into the coalition drum shop in la crosse, wisconsin and “rocked their faces off”.
odin and i were moving stuff out of my temporary post-fire work digs at odin’s school and it really took everything in me to not follow the fire alarm test instructions to see what would happen. Odin and are moving my work stuff out of post fire squatting space at his school (@ Pleasant Ridge […]
a mere thirteen weeks after The Beginning of The Neverending Hockey Season and twice a week trips to the big city so odin could practice with the heat hockey club, he had his last practice for four weeks off before starting up again in a league that will run right up to when the regular […]