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New Kid's View

Family lured Jerrianne and her husband to South Milwaukee in 2002 from Southern California where she worked as, first, a journalist, then, as a court information officer. She now stays busy with media-relations consulting, playing with her three grandchildren (part of the lure), writing, discovering her new environs, and hoping her garden will produce before the first fall frost.

My Encounters with Rodney King

Rodney King, WUWM, Lake Effect

 Milwaukee NPR station, WUWM aired my essay about Rodney King arrest, trial and legacy on it's "Lake Effect" program this morning. The archived segment is at 

Remembering Rodney King

Rodney King, Lake Effect, WUWM 89.7 FM, Anatomy of a Trial

My essay about my 'encounters' with Rodney King aired yesterday on "Lake Effect" on Milwaukee's public radio station, WUWM 89.7 FM. The essay is archived at

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Little Free Libraries populating South Milwaukee

Little Free Library, Grant Park

These cute little things are popping up like mushrooms all around the Grant Park area and maybe even other parts of South Milwaukee. They're Little Free Libraries.

Here are pictures I took of four in Grant Park:

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It's A Classic!

Janet Halfmann, Little Skink's Tail, Sylvan Dell, South Milwaukee Library

South Milwaukee children's author Janet Halfmann is at it again -- she's winning awards! Her adorable book, Little Skink's Tail, published by Sylvan Dell,

Little Skink's Tail

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