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50 Years Ago: Gemini 7 Splashdown

In our first “50 Years Ago” feature, The La Crosse Tribune from December 18, 1965, provides the top story of the Gemini 7 spacecraft’s safe splashdown… 307 more words


Returning To Civilian Life, Winning A Trip, And Working With Meat

Since the death of my friend and collaborator Michael Wippert, I haven’t written many blogs. His passing hit hard and I’m still trying to come to grips with it. 3,327 more words


Daily Good News 53: Helping prostitutes, Donation of $15k opens health clinic, and Woman saves man in wheelchair from fire

I’m gonna borrow this photo that Nia used in her post.

Alright, first order of business. There are agencies trying to get our young ladies off the streets. 437 more words


One More Time, with Feeling

My trip to Paris quickly approaches.

Thanks to a University of Wisconsin-La Crosse International Development Fund grant, I get to once again indulge my passion for travel to immerse myself in the French language and culture. 204 more words

Paris 2013

Jennifer Livingston turns bullying into a life lesson

Back when I was a reporter for the La Crosse Tribune, there was a certain swagger about being in print journalism. We considered ourselves to be of far greater substance then, especially compared to those television news readers. 663 more words

Personal History

Communications: BF (Before Facebook) and AF (After Facebook)

A message today from  Facebook:

It’s our birthday and we want to thank you for an amazing eight years. You cntinue to inspire us to provide a service that makes it easy for you to connect with the people and things you care about most.
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Wis. Woman Owes $15K For Not Renting To Single Mom

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) — A western Wisconsin landlord has agreed to pay $15,000 to a single mother after denying her a rental property because she didn’t have a man to help shovel the snow. 115 more words