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Heard Waukesha mentioned on national radio last night. NPR's Marketplace is doing a month-long topic on water. Reporter Sarah Gardner grew up in Waukesha. It felt so good to hear someone from here broadcasting correct pronunciations nationwide on this hot topic. Not only did she nail "Waukesha," but correctly pronounced Duchniak, Vrakas, even Schoenknecht!
This was the second year in a row I went to the beach on the first day of the year without going in. This time would've been much more bearable than the ice and wind of last year. Still, I was content just wandering the shore in my parka filming the cool fools.
Monday will be two years since Golden Guernsey shut down. The sudden closing left a huge hole in the community. Not only did a hundred hard-working folk lose their good-paying jobs, but closing the plant also affected untold independent haulers, outside repair and maintenence people, farmers and other suppliers.