• art,  local

    Commitment to Creativity

    Last Friday, I attended an opening reception at Absolutely Art for the mixed media work of Madison artist Juliette Crane. Juliette is one of those people who radiate creativity. I first met her at the Wisconsin Book Festival a few years ago, when she was taking a break from art. Well, she’s since gotten back into it, in a big way. In less than two years, she’s created a vibrant and prolific portfolio of works in her unique, whimsical style. She’s happy to share her process, too. She teaches and often writes about the ideas and techniques behind her artwork on her blog. Do you ever have one of those…

  • beer,  blogging,  booze,  green living,  local,  microbrews

    Green Beer

    No, I’m not talking about the dyed stuff you drink on St. Patty’s Day. I’m blogging today about the benefits of buying locally-sourced and locally-brewed beer, over at Wisconsin Public Television’s Engage Wisconsin website. Luckily, where I live in Wisconsin, we have a lot of good options. You probably do, too. What are your favorite local beers where you live?

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