Posts from the ‘Stories’ category

Remembering Mr. Wright: Tours begin

When Evelyn G., a grandmother of a coworker, was a young girl she lived in Spring Green, Wisconsin – about 15 miles from the Lands’ End…

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Annual Cheese Off!

“Spatulas up!” announced Kyle Cherek of Wisconsin Foodie and master of ceremony at the annual Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Championship on Sunday, April 27. It was time for…

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Meet Tom – The Leathersmith Firefighter

When you invest hundreds of dollars in a leather handbag, how should you care for it? Should the leather be pretreated? And what about cleaning scuffs? Or…

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Signs Of Spring

Madison, the day before Easter. Temperature at 8 am: 36º. Undeterred by the chill, a throng of hardy souls take a leisurely one-mile stroll around the…

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What Earth Day Means To Us

Time to show the planet some love, people. Earth Day is Tuesday, April 22. What started in the late 1960s as a grassroots effort to increase…

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Easy, Earth-Friendly Fun For Kids

Celebrate Earth Day with a couple do-it-yourself projects that recycle items from around your home and backyard.   Plastic Bottler Herb Planters  With its smart use…

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An Egg Hunt At The White House

  The White House Easter Egg Roll, which takes place in President’s Park on the South Lawn of the White House, supports the First Lady’s Let’s…

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3 Picnics To Pack Now

The snow is finally melting and temperatures are gradually climbing. It’s not exactly spring yet, but it’s enough to make me celebrate – and start plotting…

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Wedding Season Approaches. . .

  With wedding season on the horizon, a few of us were reminiscing about our own weddings the other day. Laura (one of our marketing rock…

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The Legendary Ice Caves

Two weekends ago my wife and I took our boys to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore to see the ice caves. It was one of the…

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