Category Archives: Milwaukee

Dear Paleo, Why don’t you include chocolate?

When I walked into the house today, something punched me right in the nose. The overwhelming aroma of gingerbread. Although I didn’t find it right away (turns out my sister puts our large candles in those warmers that turn them … Continue reading

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There’s actually nothing “mini” about 13.1 miles…

I ran my fourth half marathon. Two last year, two this year (and a half half, six wee miles, wearing a bib that wasn’t mine – sorry Rock N’ Sole). I’ve got my first full in about a month (oh, … Continue reading

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Hi, I’m Allie. I’m here to help

I started volunteering. Finally. For a hospice center and an inner city after school program. Pretty different, but equally rewarding, I think. My responsibilities for the hospice center are pretty clerical. Arrange flowers, greet people at the door, try not to break down … Continue reading

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Graffiti, Graffito, let’s call the whole thing off

While the Brewers, and every other team in the MLB, struggle with injuries and try to get their lineups in order for today’s season opener, Ryan Braun‘s sights are set higher than any pop fly heading for his glove. He has … Continue reading

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Blarney, I say!

Ah, St. Patrick’s Day. A glorious excuse for one of the drunkest cities in the nation to drink. All. day. long. Have trouble getting up for that pesky job or class before 8 am? Such is not the case today. Today the wee … Continue reading

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What’s not to like about art?

I love Milwaukee. I’m proud to be from here. I’m an avid boaster of pretty much everything that Milwaukee has to offer, and Wisconsin, generally (except that douchey governor douche – whom I did not vote for, by the way). … Continue reading

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