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Maple & Main

Curt is Chicago native - but don't hold that against him. After stops in Madison and California, he moved to Waukesha in 2004 to open a downtown business.

This and That

While enjoying a root beer at Bodway’s Live Music Grille the other night, George from Waukesha Tattoo reminded me that I haven’t blogged since April. Oops. So here is a quick look at some of the most recent things happening in beautiful downtown Waukesha…

The mural on the Couri Insurance building is coming along splendidly. Artist Chris Vincent has been braving incredible heat (from both Mother Nature and from those who don’t like the mural) over the past few weeks and it looks like it may be nearing completion. After years of staring at a gray wall, it’s really nice to see such a beautiful painting in its place.

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Deep Fried Art

For starters, I’m glad the State Fair is over. I went three times this year and consumed enough fried food to give a horse a heart attack. Fried Snickers, fried Oreos, fried deep fried fries (made the last one up). I did not try the deep fried butter- I believe that crosses a thin line between eating bad and eating stupid. Maybe I’ll try it next year.

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On the List- Recalling Ducks, Dragonflys, and Eggs

While on a road trip to Madison today, I passed the time taking an unofficial survey. I counted how many people were driving with a cell phone held to their ear. On average, out of every 10 cars I passed, 4 of them were talking on the phone in this manner. And out of 50 cars, 5 were sending text messages- one in a construction zone. Didn’t Wisconsin pass a law…?

I have a technical question… can I buy a dozen eggs in a “10 items or less” checkout line?

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