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Little Free Library Series — The Nursing Home Murder

Spring is in the Air! Wearing a short-sleeved shirt, biking home from work on the first really warm day of the year, the sun was shining bright and spring was in high gear.  It was a good day to stop at the Little Free Library at the east entrance to the University of Wisconsin Arboretum, home to bugling sandhill cranes, squawking red wing blackbirds, diving coots and strutting tom turkeys.   But spring has been unreasonably late this year, so despite the warm weather, the magnolias were just starting to reveal their blooms and the spring peepers weren’t quite ready to [...]

June 2nd, 2013|

Little Free Library Series — Devil’s Gate

Leavin' on a Jet Plane... Our bags were packed and we were ready for adventure as we arrived at our hotel near Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport.  The next day we would hop on a flight to Punta Cana in the tropical, rum-filled paradise of the Dominican Republic for a week of lounging and reading.  The Milwaukee weather was appropriately cold and blustery, generating plenty of enthusiasm for an escape to warmer climes. After we checked in, I had a few minutes before dinner, giving me time to find the nearest Little Free Library, located by consulting the worldwide LFL [...]

April 22nd, 2013|

Little Free Library Series – Off the Planet

No Work Friday! Have you ever noticed that the sun shines brighter when you take a Friday off of work?  It’s a beautiful sunny first Friday of spring – although it’s still colder than a vampire’s derriere – a good day for a visit to a Little Free Library.  After consulting the on-line LFL map before heading to the grocery store, I hopped on my bike, frequently weaving my way around bits of ice and rivulets of melting snow.  Located on a quiet residential cul-de-sac, adjacent to a picturesque ice-covered pond in a nearby suburb, this library is mounted in [...]

March 24th, 2013|