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West Side Stories

A Tosa resident for almost 20 years, Karen is a mom and freelance writer, addicted to playing tennis. When not on the tennis court, she spends the fall and winter in the stands at Green Bay Packer and Marquette basketball games.

Karen is the author of “Grab a Bite,” a dining out column and the former community columnist for the Wauwatosa NOW newspaper.

In Praise of Paper

Newspapers, Technology, The Online World

I'm a creature of habit. Every morning, after feeding the dog, saying my prayers (yep, every morning), letting the dog out, and checking Facebook and email, I sit down and read the newspaper. The actual PAPER newspaper. I spread it out on my counter, grab my bowl of oatmeal and spend a blissful 30-45 minutes reading up on the world and our community.

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