March 04, 2017


Veal Loaf
Fleischkase loaf with parsley

Swiss Ementaler  Kase
German Butter Kase
Dill Pickle Spears
Virgin Olive Oil
White Vinegar
Minced Garlic
White Onion
Black Pepper

In the refrigerator steeping

March 03, 2017

Soup Simmering

one and a half coarsely chopped yellow onions

6 stalks of chopped celery

one heaping tablespoon minced garlic

one small can original rotel

More heat....lots of black pepper

Chicken Broth 50 ounces

10 ounces canned chicken

 8 ounces chopped clams

8 ounces fancy white crab meat

One pound Jimmy Deans Spicy Sausage browned and added

 One Pound Bay Scallops

One Pound Okra

One Pound Large Shrimp.

 Final product

No rice in this batch.  Low carb version.

March 02, 2017

Wasted Days?

Throughout my youth and adult years you can find me here on Wednesday morning and then later again that day.

Ways Lead On To Ways

 Share them with loved ones.

 They are not just places to sit.

 Take it all in

 don't be in such a hurry

 Sit down and reminisce

 Brush off the snow

Savor life

February 27, 2017

"Better Newspaper Awards" competition for 2016

We are very proud to report that the Crawford County Independent (Charley Preusser, Emily Schendel, Bonnie Olson, Gillian Pomplun) won a total of 16 awards in the Wisconsin Newspaper Association's "Better Newspaper Awards" competition for 2016. We won four first place awards, numerous 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mentions, as well as the overall Division F awards for general excellence! Local columnists Len Harris, Jane Schmidt and John Gibbs were among the award winners also. 2016 was a great year for the paper, and we look forward to serving our community even better in 2017. Woo-hoo!

First award I have won for my writing.