The energy on the boat was electric. Someone would spot a whale, fingers would point, heads would turn, the guides would quickly move the sail so we could loop around and see the whales again. Everyone was buzzing with excitement.
my Wisconsin upbringing has fostered a tenderness toward polka
Kinzy Janssen, illustrated by Michelle Chrzanowski
All the Wyoming folk left the dance floor, dumbfounded but too polite to laugh. Meanwhile, my entire family of Wisconsinites flooded the space, as if to say "Finally." That’s when I felt nakedly aware of my own culture ...
comparing a UWEC studentship to some new adventures at CVTC
Robin Kinderman, illustrated by Michelle Chrzanowski
I feel more confident right now than I did walking across the stage to receive my bachelor’s … I’m rather disturbed by the reputation tech schools get, by the thoughts I had of it when I was in high school.
when I was a kid in the 80s, I was certain cults were out to get me
Andrew Patrie, illustrated by Michelle Chrzanowski
By 1988, I was convinced Satanic cults were prowling the neighborhood. My eyes scoured the skeletal trees dotting the wooded embankment behind my house for the pumpkin glow of circle fires unfurling into the night.
Humming along since 2002, Volume One is a magazine, an
event & video production company, & a retail store based in Eau Claire, WI.
Volume One & The Local Store
205 N. Dewey St. (downtown)
Eau Claire, WI 54703