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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.

at the last minute

politics

 Everything went swimmingly during 12 hours and 59 minutes of voting at the 8th District yesterday in the City of Waukesha at St. Mary's. We had a great crew of poll workers, two of which were in training, and a slow but steady stream of electors throughout the day. We never had a problem with the tabulator or people overvoting or mismarking their ballots.

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propane shortage?

full of hot air

A quarter million or so, mostly rural, homes in WI don't have access to natural gas and use propane for heat. The combination of pipeline issues, late crops needing drying, extended record low temps and propane exports lead to Governor Walker declaring a propane state of emergency here. So what do you do when you have a propane-dependent 25th anniversary festival benefiting a city and surrounding area during a propane emergency?   

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thanks a bunch

I'm going bananas. I recently blogged about purchasing a bunch of the world's largest bananas. I was thinking about all the different things I could do with them instead of just slice them up on my cereal, (and hope they wouldn't rot while I was busy making up my mind.)

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my luck runneth out

 I'm still waiting for that "lucky money" from my last post to kick in. I'm going to need it.

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lions dance with the horse

festival, YouTube

I don't know what to be more excited about: Super Bowl today, Olympics later this week or, as of two days ago, the second New Year's celebration in a month.

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