Tag Archives: Milwaukee

Throw Back Thursday

I have a few vague early memories of things like birthday parties (my parents told me it was my second birthday), Christmases and summer holidays. I think my first clear memory was an ordinary Saturday afternoon. I must have been … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Home Run

This week’s Heartlander is Hank Aaron, on the 40th Anniversary of breaking Babe Ruth’s home run record. Mr. Aaron was also a key figure in Milwaukee’s only World Series title. 😀 Sometimes, good things happen to good people.

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Heartlander of the Week: Puppy Love

To Hank the dog and the Milwaukee Brewers.  You always get more out of love than you ever put in.  I’m sure the Brewers and their fans will come to realize what many of us already know about rescue animals—they … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Holiday Cookies

So, much of my life has revolved around cookies, many of them homemade.  By me. It was kind of tough at first, when I realized I was gluten sensitive, I was very sad about the departure of cookies from my … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Baby Your a Firework

This week’s Heartlander is Solomon Juneau for founding Milwaukee, and giving folks a reason for starting the summer street festival tradition.  Mostly moved to the Summerfest grounds at this point, but there is still one in downtown every year. Happy Bastille Day Everyone!!!!!!!

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Heartlander of the Week: House Mother

This week’s Heartlanders are Darrell Finch and Tony Perez of the Milwaukee Housing Authority, for helping kids in school and stay in school, whether they want to or not.  J School is not easy, even when you do well.  It … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Aim Hih

This one’s a bit late, admittedly, last week’s entry couldn’t wait.  This week’s Heartlander is the Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission, for putting the brakes on the demolition of the Sidney Hih building.  Sidney Hih is a nineteenth century building that was an incubator … Continue reading

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