Beth Czech

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Fri. Nov. 4th, 2016

Miss Direction

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

hey, not all those who wander are lost (almost)

Wed. Jan. 27th, 2016

So Very Cold: You may have noticed that wintertime is now

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

It was 19 degrees this morning, so I opted to put on a thick flannel shirt instead of a coat. “A coat?” I thought. “Let’s not go crazy here. I mean, it’s only going to get warmer as the day goes on, right?” So I left my coat hanging there by the door ...

Mon. Dec. 22nd, 2014

Me and Santa Claus

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

rough patches in my relationship with the jolly ol’ elf

The Daily Shakedown

Mon. Dec. 1st, 2014

8 Snow Sculpting Tips

V1 Staff, illustrated by Beth Czech

We got some frosty advice on sculpting snow from local snow sculpting team The Starvin’ Carvists – the reigning US champions in the chilly art form!

Thu. Sep. 18th, 2014

What Happened to Our Neighbor-stores?

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

a dwindling handful of properties deep within our neighborhoods still allow commercial use

Tue. Aug. 21st, 2012

Cool Memories

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

when a sno-cone isn't just a sno-cone

Thu. Dec. 22nd, 2011

8 Tips On Snow Sculpting

illustrated by Beth Czech

frosty advice from local snow sculpting team The Starvin’ Carvists

Thu. Nov. 12th, 2009

Swamp Things!

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

when I go hunting, I find a lot more than deer

Thu. Oct. 29th, 2009

Halloween!

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

the defining holiday in a young boy’s dorky life

Thu. Oct. 15th, 2009

A Bat Story

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

it’s a good time of year to talk about bats. so let’s do that

Thu. Oct. 1st, 2009

Ooh, It's So Good

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

the humble church cookbook contains many hidden pleasures

Thu. Sep. 17th, 2009

Complexly the Best

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

given the right parameters, I’m often the best at certain things

Thu. Sep. 3rd, 2009

I Did Not Grow Up Taking Walks

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

I grew up doing a lot of things, but my feet were seldom involved

Thu. Aug. 20th, 2009

I Never Did Homecoming

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

maybe I was wrong to avoid that big parking lot party

Thu. Jul. 23rd, 2009

Twitter Is Not Dumb

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

most people talking about Twitter don’t seem to get it

Thu. Jul. 9th, 2009

Washing the Wastewater

Emily Kuhn, illustrated by Beth Czech, photos by Andrea Paulseth

a fascinating trip into the world of local sewage

Thu. Jun. 25th, 2009

My Hipster Backlash Backlash

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

Making Fun of those Idiot Hipsters is so Mainstream

Thu. Jun. 11th, 2009

A Trip Down Festival Lane

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

he who has the cheap plastic carnival prizes has the power

Thu. May. 28th, 2009

No Cluckin' Way

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

are backyard chickens a good idea for the Chippewa Valley?

Thu. May. 14th, 2009

Parallel Life

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

honking a metaphorical horn at all you horrible parkers

Thu. Apr. 16th, 2009

Reading Something Into It

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

ah, the library – that electrifying mistress of knowledge

Thu. Apr. 2nd, 2009

Beer, Here

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

Wisconsin taught me to love beer (one guy’s story)

Thu. Mar. 19th, 2009

Not So Super ... Market

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

loving and hating the Chippewa Valley’s grocery stores

Thu. Feb. 19th, 2009

Better than Being in a Rock Band

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

lay off the minivan-driving parents (they’re busy with important work)

Thu. Feb. 5th, 2009

The Cold

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

something strangely chilling about this year’s winter

Thu. Jan. 22nd, 2009

Shovel Versus Shovel

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

why do my neighbors have to be so friggin’ nice?

Thu. Jan. 8th, 2009

On New Year's Eve

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

I ate some crackers so now I’m ready to predict stuff

Thu. Dec. 4th, 2008

Santa and Me

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

rough patches in my relationship with the fat man

Thu. Nov. 20th, 2008

Making a Neighborhood Happen

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

you can’t just sit back and hope your neighborhood stays cool

Thu. Nov. 6th, 2008

Going the Distance

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

my idea of competition doesn’t involve a whole lot of running

Thu. Oct. 23rd, 2008

I’m a Twig Fest Fan

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

quaint, small-town festival knocks the snark right out of me

Thu. Sep. 25th, 2008

The Other Side of Autumn

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

everyone likes fall, and perhaps that should change

Thu. Sep. 11th, 2008

Running for the Borders

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

hitting the “non-local” book shop for some non-local fun

Thu. Jul. 17th, 2008

Drama Downtown

Mike Paulus, illustrated by Beth Czech

why a downtown theater and Harrison Ford are a part of my childhood