Tag Archives: Happy Days

From the erection of the Bronze Fonzie to the closing of the Pabst plant…. Your virtual tour of old Milwaukee

The family and I spent this past weekend in Milwaukee with my old high school friend Dan, his wife Jen, and their two daughters. Here’s some of what I learned. The history of Milwaukee started when the white people showed up… OK, maybe that’s unfair. Maybe there are places around town where would could hear […]

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Wasting the day away with Shirley Hemphill

I can’t find the motivation to do anything worthwhile this morning. Linette’s sewing. Clementine’s drawing. And I’m sitting here at the kitchen table, unable to break free of YouTube. I’d started out with noble enough intentions – looking for footage of Shirley Hemphill doing standup. But, now, not having found anything, I’ve settled for a […]

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