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Takin' the Blog for a Walk

Join Waukesha resident Brien Lee and his blog, Sir Fido, as they explore the city and report on the interesting things they find.

Email Brien at howlinblog@yahoo.com.

cold bath

YouTube

Followed through with the plan to bathe in Waukesha's future bath water. Had lots of company in the tub, but the hot water wasn't working. As promised, here are the pictures:

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red hot hot dogs

J-S, YouTube, Dad

I love hot dogs, both eating and watching. The Journal Sentinel pointed out a couple good examples within the last few days.

Thursday's, 12/31/09, cover story was done on a hot dog joint I was first taken as a boy by my Dad, probably around the early 1970's. Coney Island has been at Fifth and National in Milwaukee since the 1920's and I'd like my dogs plain and "burnt." My dad liked to order the chili dog sauce by the bowlful.

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Welcome, Archbishop Listecki

St. William, helping

On the tenth day of Christmas, tomorrow the fourth, somewhere ten lords will be leaping, I'll be going back to work, and Most Rev. Jerome Listecki will be installed as the eleventh Archbishop of Milwaukee. It will be the first time I've worked in two weeks, and the first time in 166 years we've had a Polish archbishop in Milwaukee. Another words, we've never had a Polish archbishop.

I've enjoyed my time off. It was fun and relaxing, and I got some things done too. Instead of overwhelming me, Christmas was actually quite nice. My search for the true meaning of Christmas came to a successful conclusion. It's there, just harder to find under the tree or at the mall.

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Shepherd and Flock

St. William, let us pray

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free cell phones? how would you vote?

Free cell phones were on my mind this week. Met someone who owns a free government issued phone. She had heard about it on TV, qualified, and now has proof that the program works. I talked to her on it.

I was supposed to meet with a couple this week at their new apartment in Waukesha to maybe help them with furnishings through St. Vincent de Paul. I never did meet with them because they don't have a phone. The apartment they moved to has a locked entrance with the intercom dependent on having a phone.

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i Had Fun

Carroll, 1) sound of music, 1) sound of music, 8) my favorite things, festival, YouTube

The name of one of the many great bands at JanBoree Jam said it all. I loved i Had Fun, but Colour, On My Way and Lifeline Called Comet all earned my applause. High Five Heroes earned more than a high five... I ordered one of their soon to be released CDs. Nine bands for eight bucks? What a deal! I really can't say enough about the talent and energy we experienced at North H.S. Saturday night.

i Had FunHigh Five Heroes

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