Monthly Archives: July 2011

Getting ready and weather outlook.

Anne, who is celebrating her birthday today, will be heading up to Appleton in about an hour. Looking forward to the ~90 minute trip with Mark and Ruth. Right now, we are trying to finish getting the house ready to … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for the Trip

As I pack for the trip, I am thinking also, of the various articles I read in preparation for it. I particularly enjoyed Oneida, from Loew, Patty. Indian Nations of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2001. My second graders study … Continue reading

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Waterways

Starting Monday, we’ll be travelling along, sleeping by, and examining how people interact with water.  From Appleton and Oshkosh on the shore of Lake Winnebago, up and down the Fox River, at the southern tip of Green Bay, from Algoma … Continue reading

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Day 5 (Friday, 8/5/11): Map & Visits

Breakfast at hotel. Sheboygan: Lao, Hmong and American Veterans Memorial (Vue Yang). “Holyland”: Various stops incl. St. Cloud, Mt. Calvary, Malone, Johnsburg, and Marytown (Bill Casper, John Brusoe, Theresa Mayer).  Lunch at Jeff’s Marytown Tap. Fond du Lac: Sturgeon spearers … Continue reading

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Day 4 (Thursday, 8/4/11): Map & Visits

Manitowoc: Wastewater Treatment Facility (Eric Storm). Ramirez Auto Repair (Guillermo Ramirez & dau. Lisset Ramirez). Cleveland: Saxon Homestead Creamery. Saxon Homestead Farm (siblings Karl, Robert and Alise Klessig & spouses). Lunch from Whispering Orchards & Café (Sue Holzwart). Lutze Housebarn.  … Continue reading

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Day 3 (Wednesday, 8/3/11): Map & Visits

Algoma: Breakfast at Cool Harbor. Merle Hill, charter boat captain. Belgian area of Door County: Various stops (UW-GB Prof. Bill Laatsch). Brussels: Lunch w/ Sue Marchant. Algoma: Shanty Days float at Olson Fabrication (Chris Steinhagen). Two Rivers: Coast Guard Station … Continue reading

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Day 2 (Tuesday, 8/2/11): Map & Visits

Appleton: Breakfast at Harmony Café. Oneida: Kirby Metoxen (Oneida Nation Dept. of Tourism). Oneida Nation Arts Program (Beth Bashara). Potter Rose Kerstetter. Tsyunhehkwa (Jeff Metoxen). Green Bay: Art & Soul Café (Jim & Cat Daniels). Art Garage. Green Bay Curling … Continue reading

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