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The time Queen Elizabeth sailed past Milwaukee

Published July 10, 2019

Sixty years ago this week - on July 7, 1959 - Her Majesty's Yacht Britannia, escorted by six destroyers, sailed past Milwaukee. On board were Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Neither made an appearance during the approximately half-hour Britannia was within site of the city.

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Racine Spelunking: Wind Point Lighthouse

Published Nov. 6, 2018

Today, even after many Lake Michigan lighthouses have gone dark, the need for Wind Point Lighthouse's glow remains important. We stopped in for a tour to get a look at the history, and to climb the 144 cast-iron steps to the top, of this 1880 Racine County landmark.

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Indiana Dunes offer a new perspective on a familiar friend

Published July 26, 2018

You've been to Bradford Beach, you've walked the dunes at Kohler-Andrae, you've camped at Harrington Beach and you've done Door County to death, but you still want a Lake Michigan outdoor adventure? Why not head south and check out the beautiful Indiana Dunes?

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Open Air and a Chain-link Fence

Open air and a chain-link fence. Summer heat and summer love.  Most last a few months until the leaves begin to fall and the sweaters replace tank tops and our beards begin to grow.  I had a summer love and her name was Angie and although I only spent one day with her, she crosse...

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Tuesday May 5th, 2009 - Lake Villa, IL   I’m in a pissy mood today big time. Several reasons for it but the main one is the charity gig I was asked to do this evening was a complete waste of time and effort. I try very hard to give of myself whenever I can and all I ask in return ...


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