"Very original in their thinking, it's the passionate nature of our people to create fun, to express themselves, and to feel more comfortable doing it here than anywhere else." - Wisconsin Tourism Secretary Kelli Trumble
"It really started as a hobby. There was a little interest on a local level, but mainly I was just trying to fund myself so I could make more stuff that I could use in my own music." - pedal maker / entrepreneur Ben Hinz
some unexpected practice in at-home varmint control
I slowly pulled out the drawer inch by inch, assuming that, at any moment, this mouse would bolt back out and launch into the air, its leprosy-coated claws akimbo, only to land upon my face and scratch off my lips.
I have some bad news. Maybe I should have talked about it when the leaves of this tragedy were newly fallen, but the sap was still too fresh. At this point, we’ve raked away the remaining twigs of our pain, and new bark has overgrown our wounds.
I’m older now, and even though I could totally add a whole host of exciting factors to the ol’ fishing equation, like beer and adult conversation, I still have a hard time getting excited about fishing.