Monthly Archives: July 2015

I remember when I was in my 20’s and 30’s I would get together with a good friend of mine occasionally for dinner. Back then I pretty much only ate American, Italian, and various forms of seafood. But one time, after we hadn’t eaten out together in a while, I surprised her. When she asked.
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My day started at the Milwaukee Public Market. While not a large market, it was filled with a lot of quality stuff – fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, and seafood, jarred salsas and jams, and chocolates and desserts (see photo of the parfait that I had). From the Market I wandered through the Historic Third.
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I made a stop for dinner in Madison, Wisconsin on the way out to Milwaukee. The Parthenon restaurant features authentic Greek gyros with lamb, tomatoes, onions, and a cucumber sauce. Very good and plenty filling (see photo – it was huge!). After dinner I wandered along State Street where the Madison Street Festival was going.
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I’ve spent some time in the last couple of weeks enjoying my own back yard. It’s amazing how much of nature and wildlife you can actually observe in a city back yard. Our four-legged furry best friend, Jack, passed away two weeks ago today very unexpectedly. So without his “ferocious” bark and “get out of.
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I guess you can see pretty unusual things right in your own neighborhood. I was out for a walk the other night and I came across a dog standing on a garage roof! The homeowner was not outside, but a neighbor appeared and I asked him if he thought his neighbor knew that their dog.
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