Category: Success

Make The Magic

Posted April 14th, 2014 @ 7:32 AM by

One of my favorite charities – Camp Kesem – UW Madison, is having their annual fundraiser – Make the Magic. Make the Magic is our only annual fundraising event. At this event, we also hope to spread the word throughout our community to tell more people about Camp Kesem! When? Saturday, April 26, 2014 from […]

United Sportsmen

Posted October 29th, 2013 @ 10:10 AM by

There is a scandal brewing in Wisconsin that not only typifies exactly who the Wisconsin Republican party is but what is wrong with Wisconsin the last three years. A quick recap, Scott Suder knew he was going to be one of the first rats to jump the ship, so before he did, he wrote a […]

Camp Kesem

Posted April 7th, 2013 @ 3:48 PM by

Shameless Plug here! A charity that is very near and dear to me – Camp Kesem is having a fundraising dinner and has open slots! A Little about Camp Kesem and their mission: To provide children affected by a parent’s cancer with a supportive, lifelong camp community that recognizes and understands their unique needs. To […]

Beloit College Alum Points Out Right Wing Pundits Ignorance!

Posted March 16th, 2013 @ 4:08 PM by

Denver Post Editor and Beloit College Alum Curtis Hubbard pointed out the ignorance of a right wing pundit! Then the fun began:

We All Must Oppose The Expansion of School Vouchers

Posted March 10th, 2013 @ 8:29 AM by

The Monona Grove Board of Education, building principals and district office administrators, and teachers (Monona Grove Education Association) join together to urge legislators to oppose any expansion of the voucher program for schools. Perhaps the most important reason to oppose voucher expansion is that research of the 22-year voucher experiment in Milwaukee shows student performance […]

Desperate Times, Call for Desperate Measures!

Posted October 31st, 2012 @ 9:56 AM by

Summer 2012, the Wisconsin republicans had the world by the balls. They had control over the State Assembly, the State Senate, the Governor and the Supreme Court. They were virtually untouchable(except for a recall). Then something happened, they tried to Govern. We all know the mess of ACT 10 and the turmoil and lawsuits that […]

Recall Repercussions

Posted October 20th, 2011 @ 12:15 PM by

The results were in this summer with the democrats flipping two seats in the Senate recalls. While the republicans lost two seats, they still maintained a slight 17-16 majority. Thus both sides declared “victory”. In case your scoring at home and want to see who won exactly( FYI – it was the people of Wisconsin) […]

Maybe I am divisive….

Posted May 25th, 2011 @ 10:26 AM by

Showing a case of Sour Grapes, former appointed Cottage Grove Village President Mike Mikalsen, submitted a LTE to our local paper attacking me. Last week, the newspaper printed two letters containing personal attacks on Trustee Paula Severson. The letter writ¬ers, Mr. Jeff Simpson and Mr. Ed Lemay, are two of our community’s most divisive participants […]

Willy Street Eats

Posted May 4th, 2011 @ 10:41 PM by

I thought this was too important not to pas on. Madison magazine recently posted a list of Willy Street restaurants that will be affected by the construction. Its a great run down of restaurants that not only are great restaurants but also need to be visited this summer, even if the construction is a pain […]


Posted April 11th, 2011 @ 11:16 PM by

I received this in my email today and wanted to share it for a couple of reasons. The first is do not get too down or too up, whatever finally happens in the Kloppenburg race. Secondly, Cottage Grove got a mention, and I take some pride in that! Because of our protesting, calling, writing, knocking […]

Spring 2011 Election Endorsements

Posted March 30th, 2011 @ 2:46 PM by

The Spring 2011 sample Ballot is out and its time for my spring endorsements for the local election. 1. Wisconsin State Supreme Court – JoAnne Kloppenburg Plenty more about this race can be read here! 2. Circuit Court Judges: * Paul Higginbotham * Maryann Sumi * Richard Niess 3. Dane County Executive: Joe Parisi. All […]