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Both Sides of the Fence

A Tosa resident since 1991, Christine walks the dog, cooks but avoids housework, writes and reads, and enjoys the company of friends and strangers. Her job takes her around the state, learning about people's health. A Quaker (no, they don't wear blue hats or sell oatmeal or motor oil), she has been known to stand on both sides of the political and philosophic fence at the same time, which is very uncomfortable when you think about it. She writes about pretty much whatever stops in to visit her busy mind at the moment. One reader described her as "incredibly opinionated but not judgmental." That sounds like a good thing to strive for!

Another day, red ribbon day?

Eschweiler buildings, Milwaukee County Grounds, development, Valentine's day

Although the response to my suggestion that we lovescape the Eschweilers with Valentines was underwhelming, by which I mean nonexistent, I am compelled to continue tilting at windmills and development zeal.

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Lovescaping the Eschweilers: a Valentine for what you love

Eschweiler buildings, Milwaukee County Grounds, Valentines

In Wheeling, Ohio, young preservationists are showing their love for old buildings by adorning them with Valentine's hearts and messages of love.

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Beyond butterflies: why development divides us

County Grounds, Innovation Park, Wauwatosa, development, moral intuition

Cut the cutesy out of a serious topic and fill instead with facts... then perhaps you have a meaningful and powerful article possible of reaching those who care... Give an inch and they will take a mile. Kiss everything sacred about the County Grounds in Wauwatosa goodbye. This is how they operate. Eddee is on point as usual with his comment. There is still much to lose, people of Wauwatosa... We cannot let them take anymore. Again... really poor article for the most part. Very disappointing.

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A full Brazilian for the County Grounds

Innovation Park, County Grounds, destructive development, UWM Real Estate Foundation

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Really, cross pollination is for botany

Beyond press releases

Maybe ABB is a household name to you. But the headline  ABB puts Wauwatosa’s Innovation Park on the map sent me on a three hour search. Who? What? Why?

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