So Long Summer (were you even here?)

So Long Summer (were you even here?)

I’ll keep this short and sweet. MOST of the great events we have in the Northwoods were cancelled this year. The days are getting shorter for sure. School is back in session (by 2020 standards). Yes it finally happened. I spotted my first tree turning red on Highway 47! The Deer in my back yard have their winter coats already. Yes, ALREADY!! So where was our summer??? 2020 can’t end soon enough. I do love autumn and not even Covid19 is going to take away the Northwoods trees turning color. The crisp air. Those weekends (few) that are filled with sun and a hi of 65 degrees. Maybe since we didn’t have much to celebrate this past summer the fall will make up for it? I even look forward to raking leaves!!! SOMETHING positive!!! So long summer. You tried I guess. I’m thinking even YOU were confused. Bring on the pumpkin spice!

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Thank You Oneida County Health Dept.

Thank You Oneida County Health Dept.

Well, I’ve got one Covid19 vaccine in and another in a couple weeks. I just want to thank the OCHD for my experience. They are doing the vaccines at Four Square Church in Rhinelander. It’s incredibly organized. You sign up online. They day you are scheduled they check you in when you drive in. They…read more »

To Grill or Not To Grill…THAT is the question!

To Grill or Not To Grill…THAT is the question!

On the phone with a friend this weekend. He mentioned “I’d give anything for a brat on the grill. I mentioned that I have cooked brats many times in the winter out on the deck. He didn’t believe me! Granted he’s in Chicago and they don’t do like we do in the Northwoods but I’ve…read more »

HELLO Winter! Where’ve ya been?

HELLO Winter! Where’ve ya been?

WOW!  Winter, you waited for a while but when you decided to show up….you REALLY showed up!  Pretty good snow storm on Thursday and then -24 this weekend!  It’s going to be around for the week so hopefully you’ve planned ahead.  Here’s what the National Safety Council recommends. Car Emergency Kit List Common Supplies: In an emergency…read more »

Armchair Quarterbacks!

Armchair Quarterbacks!

Well, the Packer season is done.  The Bucs beat the Pack 31 to 26 ending the Green Bay season just short of the big game.  LOTS of opinons on what they did wrong, the officials, yada yada yada.  Bottom line is….they lost and it’s over.  What a weird year with nobody in the stands, Covid…read more »