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January 2015 Winter Art and Writing Roundup

To encourage gratitude for winter, it is helpful to check out some of the most interesting events we can find, and to share thoughtful reflections on how we can find beauty and solace during the season. I share articles regularly … Continue reading

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Appreciating darkness during winter

I plan to spend some time during the rest of this winter appreciating what winter nights have to offer. I have been reading “Let there be night: testimony on behalf of the night,” edited by Paul Bogard, an interesting book … Continue reading

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Milwaukee winter “sucks”? That opinion misses so much…

Milwaukee-area winter weather has been in the news this week for reasons that disappoint me. Channel 6 reporter Angelica Duria, while outside in Racine reporting on a snowstorm, said “it sucks here,” and national and local media have picked up … Continue reading

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What Does Winter Weather Have to Offer Milwaukee?

As you might guess, not everyone I talk to shares my affection for winter. So I find myself having to explain why my appreciation for the unusual experiences of snow and cold outweigh the legitimate challenges winter presents. Winter is … Continue reading

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Why write about winter in the city?

You might be wondering why a blog about winter is based in a major city, rather than in a rural area – or in someplace further north. Well, that is a topic that I hope my reflections throughout this winter … Continue reading

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