Warm weather for Wisconsin welcome

When I first moved to Wisconsin, folks both here and back home thought I was completely insane, especially since I had arrived in the dead of winter. After all, why would any rational person want to leave the “warmth” of Arizona and move to a place where they have lots of snow and the temperature…

I don’t care who’s on birth control… Why should my boss?

This could be a first for me. I’ve written about some odd things in my time—a tribal legislature wanting to buy themselves gold rings while most of people live in poverty, a county supervisor allowing volunteer workers to go hog wild with a credit card and spend $50 or more a pop on meals—but I…

When faith falls prey to politics, it’s time to take a step back

Faith is something that most people have, whether in an almighty God or in some other deity. In America, it has been a difficult balancing act for centuries to enjoy one’s own faith without letting it get in the way of others. I recently came across a story from McClatchy Newspapers about how religion and…

No animals were killed in writing this blog post

One of my Facebook friends posted a clipping from a newspaper that I just had to laugh at. I stopped laughing when I realized that the person who put this in genuinely believed it to be true. “To all you hunters who kill animals for food, shame on you. You ought to go to the…