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The Baby Chicks Arrive at the Scheckel Farm

Oh, did we raise chickens! It was a major source of income for the Scheckel family on the Oak Grove Ridge farm in the heart of Crawford County in southwestern Wisconsin in the 1940s and 1950s. Mom and Dad bought … Continue reading

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The Elevator Falls

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The Elevator Falls

If you are in a falling elevator, can you save yourself by jumping up just before it hits ground level? I’m selecting question 95 from our new book coming out in October. ANSWER A fine question and one that people … Continue reading

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Life Goes On

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Life Goes On

It appears that the Los Angeles Dodgers are passing me over again, and not calling me up to pitch for them this season. I thought I could help shore up their bullpen….well, maybe next year. In the meantime, I will … Continue reading

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UW Madison Writer’s Institute

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UW Madison Writer’s Institute

Ann and I attended the UW Madison Writers Institute at the Concourse Hotel this past weekend. We were very fortunate to earn First Place in the nonfiction One Page Prose or Poetry Contest. ┬áThe entry was a piece from the … Continue reading

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