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From Australia to Milwaukee, Kane Pitman Covers The Bucks

Imagine leaving your family and job and moving overseas to Milwaukee to fulfill a dream. That’s exactly what Kane Pitman ...

The Magical FFA Jacket

Moving away from Wisconsin can be an exciting adventure for some people. For others, it can be a tough and ...

My Neighbor, The Mayor

In many college neighborhoods, it’s pretty common to find a beautiful, historic home surrounded by massive apartment complexes and dilapidated ...

You Can’t Go Home

Returning to your hometown after a long absence can be disappointing. But if you look hard enough, it’s possible to ...

Of Spines And Dreams: Poet Finds A Bookstore Home In Milwaukee

There are many kinds of homes, from where we actually live to the coffee shop that’s an extension of our ...

Natural Instincts Collide With Modern Life For A Woman And Her Dog

It’s two a.m., and the terrier can’t sleep. Raccoons and possums are prowling. The terrier wants to go outside, guard ...

Offerings Of Food Makes New Place Feel Like Home

I’m a Midwesterner. I should’ve known when I saw the tureen of soup on the porch of my new house ...

Ghosts of Memory in Oshkosh

Oshkosh is a Wisconsin town trapped in time – at least for me. I was born there, and proudly sported ...

Woman Recalls The House That Defines Her Sense Of Home

Ann Peters’ architect father designed and built her childhood home north of Fond du Lac. Everything about that house came ...

Vernon County Man Lives “Off The Grid” In A Sod House

Harvey Baumgartner’s decision to live in a sod home sans electricity and indoor plumbing was a conscious choice, based on ...

Self in the City

The ways we find and define a home depend on many different variables. Shauna Singh Baldwin has lived and worked ...

Trilliums

Trilliums are the jewels of the forest floor. For Gail Folkins, spotting trilliums in Wisconsin reminded her of growing up ...

Superior

With the Wisconsin Book Festival beginning this week, we have an essay from writer Anthony Bukoski. His short stories about ...

Hometowns

Familiarity breeds contempt, or so the saying goes. Many of us felt that way about our hometowns as we longed ...

Coming Home

College students are on the move this time of year, heading out to new places and excitedly seeking new adventures. ...