by Janice Christensen ED NOTE: This was offered as an invocation at the November 11 Riverwest Neighborhood Association meeting, and we have been asked to print it here. We need to take a moment this evening to mark the passing of our friend and strong community co-worker, Maria Karpfinger.
Archive | November, 2008
Photo and story by Amy Budnowski , Alex Riley, Abbey Swasko, , Emily Nixa, Nicole Jaworski, Nikhil Naik, Samuel Markwardt, Kao Seng Thao, Samantha Tripp-Greenman, Dr. Melissa Schoeffel, Lecturer “I liked to think that in some small way I was doing my part to preserve some of America’s past. Now I have a more exciting
by Lawerence Dugan Nichols Together we make up a consumer culture, and everywhere you look there are nonessential commodities for sale. Each Christmas, Americans purchase billions of dollars worth of these for gift-giving. Meanwhile, stores pump out carols over the loudspeakers, adorn the walls with wreaths, and hold special sales the day after Thanksgiving.
By Julie Strand Ah, Christmas… ugly pipe cleaner ornaments you made when you were six hanging on the tree, listening to Jingle Bell Rock on 99.1, hanging mistletoe on your front door so that you can kiss whomever walks in…. well maybe that doesn’t happen as much. It is that time of year again Riverwest,