“Some people lived leaving hardly a trace, yet that does not mean they have no historical importance or political power”Kate BrownA Biography Of No Place
Riding my bike through downtown today I spotted one of the coffee shops open for to go orders with a couple tables set out on the sidewalk, so I stopped in for an ice coffee. It was a nice a nice treat. It was also nice to spend a few minutes acting like things wereContinue reading “A Rare Treat”
I’m totally voting for Biden/Harris. I got a chuckle out of this email as it made it look like Harris had been unjustly imprisoned.
At 1,110 feet Mount Tom is the highest point in Eau Claire, WI. And I gotta tell ya, as I’m from the Pacific Northwest I sometimes get a bit of the giggles referring to Tom as a “mount”. It’s barely a hill in my book. But, it is a nice bit of greenery and theContinue reading “Mount Tom”
St. Patricks Catholic Church was built in Eau Claire in 1885 and is one of the many buildings in Eau Claire on the National Register of Historic places. Designed by Abraham Radcliffe, St. Pats combines Gothic Revival and Romanesque architectural styles.
“The money changers have fled from their high seats in the temple of our civilization. We may now restore that temple to the ancient truths. The measure of the restoration lies in the extent to which we apply social values more noble than mere monetary profit.” FDR First Inaugural Address 03.04.1933
We had a bit of a storm tonight. I waited until the bulk of the storm had passed over me and then went out and shot this video.
I’ve seen a few bits online complaining that the Biden/Harris ticket isn’t one of “deep systemic change”, and while these people are right, they are also wrong. “Deep systemic change” isn’t something that can be delivered to you top down, it’s something that has to grow from the bottom up. And yeah, I get thatContinue reading “Deep Systemic Change?”
The Old Abe State Trail is a rail trail that runs 36 miles north-east from Eau Claire to Burnett Island State Park. Other than a 2.5 mile section in Chippewa Falls, the trail is all separated from the road. Until now. Last year crews started working on getting the last little bit of trail inContinue reading “Finie”