Only fitting, considering he was and will always be the Wizard Of Waukesha.
I met Bill Moen, the author of these two humorous and fascinating Wisconsin Bar stories books, at the Valkyrie Brewery in Dallas (Dallas WISCONSIN, that is). For any lover of good humor, these books are great. If you love humor, beer, and Wisconsin history in all of its often odd realms, then these are a … Continue reading
Came across these pictures from at least two years ago when I drove through New London at dusk. I had no idea Sara Lee and Hillshire Farms had such a big pressence in Wisconsin. But it makes perfect sense since making great food is second nature to us. Got a pile of brand new photos … Continue reading
Found this in Thorp at Nualchek’s Meats, and it is franklt the most useful cow statue EVER! * * * * * *
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Ellsworth is, of course, the cheese curd capital of Wisconsin, and frankly, the world. I covered how cheese curds are made at their factory for the documentary, and decided I had to check out the Ellsworth Cheese Curd Festival to see just how much people love them. They do, even having them on their pizzas, … Continue reading
My travel sidekick Lexxy (the blow up cow to promote Wisconsin Cheese), always seemed to get the best view of everything. Ok, just having a little fun with her. Ashland was definitely my kind of town, and South Shore Brewing my kind of place to grab a great Wisconsin Beer. Another neat thing are the … Continue reading
Interestingly, there is a duel Cheesehead connection to the recently published Nickolas Butler debut novel “Shotgun Lovesongs”, that being that the author lives in Northern Wisconsin (in a rural area next door to a buffalo farm), and that the books cover photo was taken by, well, me, also from Wisconsin and a proud Cheesehead. The … Continue reading