Viewpoints

Tue
06
Oct

Emerging contaminants for rivers, lakes and oceans

Last weekend, my normally healthy mom called from a hospital in Milwaukee to tell me she had come down with a deadly strain of pneumonia.

Mon
21
Sep

Daddy's little Mini-Me

There are many proud moments in a father's life.

Tue
15
Sep

Children should be heard outdoors

Open your front door, lean out to listen and you'll hear two things: First, the sound of your electric bill tripling as you let conditioned air escape your home. And second, the silence of children not at play outdoors.

Mon
31
Aug

Mark my words, freshmen

It's nearly September, and soon freshmen will be getting lost in their high schools, making ill-fated wrong turns that land them outside the boys' locker room before football practice.

Mon
01
Dec

Thanks, kids, for annoying me

Veteran parents tell me I should be thankful, because soon I'll miss all of this.

The incessant questions. The toy-littered floors. The mealtime tradition we call the Spilling of the Beverages.

Tue
11
Nov

What we won't do 'fur' the theater

It's amazing the sacrifices we actors make for our art.

Mon
27
Oct

Have golden parachute, will travel

MEMORANDUM
TO: All Employees
FROM: Your CEO
RE: Unemployment

Wed
22
Oct

Beware Thing One and Thing Two

The sun did not shine.
It was too wet to play.
So we sat in the house
All that cold, cold, wet day.

Mon
29
Sep

Uncle Sam, a sailor on shore leave

Many people question his policies, but I think Uncle Sam is a financial whiz. And if you happen to need a few hundred - or even several billion - bucks, he's a heck of a good guy to have around.

Mon
22
Sep

A Big Mac a day keeps the doctor away

Say this about Wisconsinites: We are survivors.

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