What Does A Vegetarian Do With Roadkill?

When I first moved to northern Wisconsin, people would ask me, “Do you hunt?” “Do you ice fish?” “Do you garden?” And I would say, “No.” I am the vegetarian daughter of a naval officer who never learned to plant so much as a bean, so it made me wonder, did I really belong here?

Plymouth Woman Moonlights As A Cheese Competition Judge

Sandy Toney is the Vice President of Corporate Quality and Development at Masters Gallery Foods in Plymouth. She began her career with Masters in 1989. “After a while in quality, I decided I wanted to move on to the grading,” Toney said, “At that point the gentleman who took me under his wing was going to retire, so I started in the grading department, and I just, I loved it.” Grading means tasting cheese from dairy producers every day.

A Dress Made of Bullets

Lac du Flambeau’s Melissa Doud was recently nominated for a Native American music award for the song “Bullet Dress”. A song based on her experience a veteran.  Melissa Doud and the Mambo Surfers didn’t end up winning, but for Melissa being nominated was huge considering that this is the first song she’s co-written or sung.

A New Take On The Apron

A few years ago Crystal began sitting for meals, honing her sensuality, finding pleasure in daily life and dressing well for herself all the time—even at home. Which meant that she needed an apron for cooking, cleaning and studio work.

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