NOW:53146:USA01489
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01489
°
H ° L °

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.

co-lo-nos-co-py

I've been putting this procedure off almost as long as it's taken me to get the pronunciation correct. There's things we look forward to as we age. This ain't one of them.

Read more

XXIX Waukesha Janboree Explodes This Weekend

festival, Janboree, Waukesha, fireworks

Lots of fun things going on around Waukesha this weekend. Fortunately the weather is perfect... meaning there's cold and snow, but not too much or too little! The Lowell Park ice rink is in perfect condition and the slopes are snow-covered and slippery. Saturday temperatures should be perfect for ice carving and Sunday's ideal for snow shoeing out by Retzer.

Read more

Sunday Photo Stroll

Enjoyed a decent turkey dinner Sunday afternoon at home, and just half an hour later ran into this flock of wild turkeys in the trailer court off Summit. There were at least five of them, with two perching on the hood and roof of adjacent parked cars. They seemed totally acclimated to humans and barely moved for our car as we passed just feet away.

Read more

Polar Plunge - the Sequel

Polar Plunge, YouTube

I was able to spend indoor time this weekend tweaking my plunge video. It's now nearly 50% bigger and 100% better. This new version will be replacing the one I posted New Year's Day on YouTube. Feel free to share.

Read more

not the dumbest thing I've done this year

I made the wise decision this year to not jump in what was passing for Lake Michigan. I did however make an appearance under the guise of testing out my new Canon. Even though clear water was between 50 and 100 yards from shore, apparently it takes more than that to stop the foolish hardy souls from trying to find enough water to baptize the New Year's, baby.

Read more

Page Tools