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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.

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Earth Week Finale Today


Tons of free Earth Week activities all day long at Retzer Nature Center today. Don't believe what you read in the Freeman about $4.00 / person and going until only 3:00 p.m.. Not true.

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Losing Count at 40

counting cranes

So many cranes were calling from so many different areas around my site during the 40th Annual Midwest Crane Count that I easily lost count. A good problem to have. There have been years when my total was spot on for what was at the site over the two hour period... because only one, two, or even no cranes were observed. I much prefer the former.

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crane hunters need not apply

counting cranes

I was going to write about the upcoming 40th Annual Midwest Crane Count, how I'm looking forward to the quiet time before and just after sunrise April 18th. Was going to mention the need for more counters, as many as who would be willing to get up at 5:00 on a Saturday morning, and ask if you'd consider joining us. Was going to mention the 35 sites still available throughout Waukesha County...

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not just another four-letter word

I don't spend a lot of time playing online games, but I do enjoy a good game of facebook's Words With Friends, a Scrabble look-alike, now and then. I've recently started playing with one particular person after he mentioned online how much he enjoyed the game. It's ironic that I'm blogging about it here, because Mark happens to be past editor of WaukeshaNOW and the other NOW sites.

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We're kinda proud

Thursday was a glorious day. Weekend near, plenty of sunshine and warmth. Lots of productivity...

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