Monthly Archives: January 2011

The books of old Milwaukee

People collect all kinds of books for all kinds of reasons. If you want to read a representative smattering, go to Google Groups rec.collecting.books and do a search for “What do you collect?”. You will find people admitting to everything … Continue reading

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The elephants

When it come to animals, I’ve always thought of myself as a dog and horse person. I have nothing against cats and cows, but they don’t have the reputation of bonding with their humans the way dogs and horses do. … Continue reading

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Old barns and old books

When I was five years old, my family lived in a small town in Wisconsin. It was the kind of place where everybody knew each other, and kids could roam from dawn to dusk in the summertime without fear of … Continue reading

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