Readers blogs in Living
Oct. 24, 2012
| Apple iPhone 5: Blowout or Beginning of The End?
What’s up with Apple and their new iPhone 5 megawonder, techno-gamechanging, utterly groundbreaking . . . cell phone? It is sometimes useful to look at a company’s stock price to see what may be going on under the surface. Prices rose into the iPhone 5 product release, but ...
Posted by newsuperhuman at 11:06 a.m. | Talkbacks
Oct. 19, 2012
| (not so) Wild About Hairy
Okay, so now I’m plucking ear hair! Little patches sprout out from the tops of both ears… Four or five really long dark hairs show up, seemingly overnight. And then there’re a few inside that’re almost impossible to see so I just nip at them with tw...
Posted by wmichka at 2:50 p.m. | Talkbacks
Oct. 15, 2012
| Just Dandy
I had my six-month cardiologist follow-up Monday. Everything was fine, so he said. Which is exactly what has me worried. Not like I wanted him to find something wrong. I don’t think. Did I? No, that should be good news: “nope, everything’s fine. You&r...
Posted by wmichka at 11:26 a.m. | Talkbacks
Oct. 10, 2012
| Tobacco Prevention Supports Fire Prevention Week!
October 7th marks the beginning of National Fire Prevention Week, and thisis an appropriate time to remind everyone about the dangers of smokingcigarettes. According to the NationalFire Prevention Association (NFPA), in 2010, one home structure fire wasreported every 85 seconds. And, ...
Posted by Vanessa.Mosaic at 3:47 p.m. | Talkbacks
July 17, 2012
| Enderis Park Summertime
It is summertime in Milwaukee. Makes me look back to my time growing up near Enderis Park in the late 60's and early 70's. During this time the park was a center point for the West side of Milwaukee. The City sponsored activities for kids and adults. For the kids, there...
Posted by Haji at 10:35 p.m. | Talkbacks
June 19, 2012
| Congress Needs To Lead In the Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic cancer is a silent killer. The disease does not get very much attention, but it is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. The statistics are simply staggering: 74 percent of patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer die within the first year of...
Posted by slipshetz at 9:50 a.m. | Talkbacks
June 18, 2012
| To catch a fish...
To Catch a FishI'm sure I am quite the site: white shirt, dress slacks, a tight belt while carrying a fishing pole, ducking under heavy brush and tight walking the narrow game path that deer, coyote and fox regularly use on these abandoned railroad tracks to the river. After spending 5 years on ...
Posted by spartacus at 3:14 p.m. | Talkbacks
May 29, 2012
| We were a rollicking bunch...and our Den Mothers loved us
"Let me know if there's anything I can do...let me know ifthere's anything I can do...let me know if there's anything I can do" I said thisrepeatedly as I made my way through the family ‘condolences' line at the frontof the church where one of my best friends was there to shake ha...
Posted by spartacus at 9:00 p.m. | Talkbacks
May 23, 2012
| A PUBLIC INSTITUTION USING PUBLIC FUNDS TO POISON THE PUBLIC
Arms and legs bare, the two coeds sat directly on UWM grass and smiled at each other as they chatted. I slowed my bike. Would they glare at me or thank me if I said something? I kept going. The usual Pesticide Application Keep Off the Grass signs were posted, block after nauseating bl...
Posted by srosenblatt at 2:52 p.m. | Talkbacks
May 10, 2012
| How to Save Money When Purchasing a New Car
Buying a new car is an exciting experience and salespeople are trained to take advantage of your excitement. They will engage you in conversation about your family and life and try to learn things about you that will help them to push you into buying a more expensive model or more optional parts....
Posted by guestpostu at 3:29 a.m. | Talkbacks