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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.

wedding day

 Our oldest child wed the love of his life last Saturday in a brief yet beautiful ceremony.

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what doesn't make you feel older?

My childhood home on Summit Ave. was recently sold to St. Colletta's and WaukeshaNOW featured an article on it last Thursday. I stopped over today to attend what I thought was a going away celebration for the monks and nuns of The Order of Julian of Norwich, but turned out to be something else. At least I didn't recognize it as a going away party, but I guess if you're a monk or nun you celebrate with a prayer service, which I didn't care to attend. I spent a few minutes walking around the property saying goodbye to the trees instead. I left there a little over 25 years ago and some of the trees I planted and nurtured have now become sturdy, massive and mature evergreens, maples, etc.

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Irish Fest

Enjoyed Irish Fest's 35th year in Milwaukee. Weather warm Sunday so I didn't stay long enough to catch tug-o-war.

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You had to be there

fireworks

Happy 239 years of Independence!

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Voter I.D.

Even though it's been four years since Act 23 was signed requiring showing a photo I.D. at the polls, we've never actually had an election in Waukesha requiring it... until last week. I'm sure most of you probably missed it. We were lucky if we had 5% turnout for the one race primary. Even though I was at the polls from the time it opened to the time it closed, I didn't even bother voting.

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