Washington DC – Day 1

July 20, 2014 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: Vacation.

Let’s get going! Up early to leave for our flight out of Milwaukee, we were all excited to begin our trip to DC. The ALL that I speak of is just Pat and the girls. Monica made her reservations separately and would be leaving from Madison later in the day. While checking in the day • Read More »

Tweets added

July 12, 2014 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: Geek.

After trying and failing to add various Twitter widgets to the sidebar of the site, I finally was able to pull in my tweets using Twitter itself. No API nonsense, no consumer key, consumer secret – too complicated for what I thought should be a simple addition. Create a widget in your Twitter account and • Read More »

First Day of School 2013

September 3, 2013 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: CMS, HKS, MMS, UWL.

Here we go again. Another year of differing departure times and destinations, but everyone still managed to arrive at their respective school at the appointed hour. Monica off to Park Elementary in Cross Plains:   Hannah roughing it at UW-La Crosse:   And big senior Clare heading to Marshall High:   Those that were here • Read More »

Day 8 (Thursday): Vatican City, Rome

March 28, 2013 | By Patrick | No Comments | Filed in: CMS, PAS.

Yes, they’re sort of the same thing, but technically Vatican City (The Holy See) is a different country within the confines of Rome. We got a preview of Vatican City and St. Peter’s Basilica the night before on the way to dinner and it looked spectacular. Couldn’t wait to see more today. Thursday morning was • Read More »