Milwaukee: Local like a tourist

If I ever really did a travel blog, one of the categories I’d enjoy was something like this post title: how to see Milwaukee like a tourist. Think about it. A lot of us are happy to spend our money headed to a different city, pay for tickets to music venues and plays, eat out […]

Why I like meteor showers.

I was raised that way. One of my earliest memories (four years old, I think) was my father waking me to see one. It was likely the one we just had. The weather did not cooperate for this event, but I planned ahead and went out Saturday night instead of waiting for Sunday or Monday, […]

Stargazing 2013

It’s time for the Perseid meteor shower. Don’t forget this post. It’s one of the best things we ever did together! Oh, and here’s the moon chart. Nearly a quarter, but the rise and set should cooperate. Now we cross our fingers in hopes of clear skies. Happy weekend!

Brookfield woman to be a contestant on Jeopardy this week

Brookfield’s Kathleen Meyer will be playing on Jeopardy this week. (Here’s the link to the Hometown Howdys for the week. I couldn’t figure out how to embed just her video.) I’ve known Kathy for a few years. She was a constituent when I was elected. Her husband Bill is a photographer who always graciously answers […]

I love this Malkin video in ways that are impossible to explain

Here’s the original Jimmy Fallon appearance on which it’s spoofed: Yeah. Michelle Obama is the normal American housewife. Dude. I bump hips with Jimmy Fallon all the time.