Both Sides of the Fence

A Tosa resident since 1991, Christine walks the dog, cooks but avoids housework, writes and reads, and enjoys the company of friends and strangers. Her job takes her around the state, learning about people's health. A Quaker (no, they don't wear blue hats or sell oatmeal or motor oil), she has been known to stand on both sides of the political and philosophic fence at the same time, which is very uncomfortable when you think about it. She writes about pretty much whatever stops in to visit her busy mind at the moment. One reader described her as "incredibly opinionated but not judgmental." That sounds like a good thing to strive for!

It's overhead lines for Wauwatosa

PSC, Overhead power lines for Wauwatosa, loss of democratic process

Once upon a time, three Very Important Personages Seated Celestially (Very Important PSC) lived in a tower far above the people for whom they made power decisions. I'm pretty sure it was made of steel and not covered with ivy. But don't quote me on that.

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DWI: Dining while ignoring

Paying attention, cell phones, children in restaurants, DWI

Liz and I stopped at a newish restaurant on the 60th Street Tosa border for lunch today. I'm not going to name it because the charming and talented Karen Waldkirch will probably do a real review on the place, sooner or later. Maybe she already has.

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Another day, red ribbon day?

Eschweiler buildings, Milwaukee County Grounds, development, Valentine's day

Although the response to my suggestion that we lovescape the Eschweilers with Valentines was underwhelming, by which I mean nonexistent, I am compelled to continue tilting at windmills and development zeal.

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Lovescaping the Eschweilers: a Valentine for what you love

Eschweiler buildings, Milwaukee County Grounds, Valentines

In Wheeling, Ohio, young preservationists are showing their love for old buildings by adorning them with Valentine's hearts and messages of love.

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Beyond butterflies: why development divides us

County Grounds, Innovation Park, Wauwatosa, development, moral intuition

Cut the cutesy out of a serious topic and fill instead with facts... then perhaps you have a meaningful and powerful article possible of reaching those who care... Give an inch and they will take a mile. Kiss everything sacred about the County Grounds in Wauwatosa goodbye. This is how they operate. Eddee is on point as usual with his comment. There is still much to lose, people of Wauwatosa... We cannot let them take anymore. Again... really poor article for the most part. Very disappointing.

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