Supreme Court decisions not a completely happy ending, but still a step in the right direction

Today was a landmark moment for gay people in the United States. It was historical. In some ways, it was hysterical. It was historical in that the Defense of Marriage Act was struck down as unconstitutional. It was hysterical in that opponents of same-sex marriage are still acting high and mighty.The Supreme Court issued two …

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Best place for brunch is on a farm

June is National Dairy Month, a friendly reminder that the white liquid in those impossible-to-open little cartons from the school cafeteria does not just magically ­appear. In Wisconsin, many rural areas commemorate the occasion with Brunch on the Farm, a chance for city folks to see for themselves where their food comes from and why …

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When home is where the heart is, try to avoid heartburn

For the past few days, there has been a breeze shaking the cottonwood trees near my home, raining down a fair amount of cotton in the area where I live. It has bunched up in clumps on the grass and even wafts through my car as I drive with the windows down. It’s a curious …

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