Monthly Archives: April 2013

Clay in May

Have you ever wanted to take off your shoes and jump around on clay? Well now is your chance. (Shown below is potter Frank Polizzi preparing a giant pile of clay for stomping.  Yes, that is clay.) This weekend is … Continue reading

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Prom Perspectives

Ahh the Mineral Point Junior Prom. One of Mineral Point’s most elite and hyped-up events, similar to the likes of the Fourth of July Parade and the Fall Art Tour. Exactly four years ago, I was a junior celebrating my … Continue reading

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Feast, Fire, & Friendship at Windy Ridge Pottery

One of my favorite things in the spring is Joe and Christy Cole’s first kiln firing party at Windy Ridge Pottery.  We are like moths drawn to flames toward the giant 3 chambered kiln dubbed “the camel” by my friend Claire.  Thank goodness there is always … Continue reading

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The Susan Lucci of Grilled Cheese

Yesterday I competed in the Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Championship. I’ve competed in every championship since they began holding them (last year). And, both years I’ve placed 2nd in the amateur classic category. Here’s a photo of this year’s 2nd place … Continue reading

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Railroad Depot – A Resurrection

It’s a pre-Civil War railroad depot, recognized as the oldest train station in Wisconsin and the oldest surviving structure of the Milwaukee Road. It’s amazing the building still stands! In 1998, after 142 years in the weather, the depot’s two-foot … Continue reading

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