Daily Bread for 10.27.23: Wisconsin Life | Flying Dogs

 Good morning.

Friday in Whitewater will be cloudy with a high of 68. Sunrise is 7:23 and sunset 5:53 for 10h 30m 06s of daytime. The moon is a waxing gibbous with 97.8% of its visible disk illuminated.

  On this day in 1775, King George III expands on his Proclamation of Rebellion in the Thirteen Colonies in his speech from the throne at the opening of Parliament

 Wisconsin Life | Flying Dogs:

David Tan is a Middleton-based pilot who uses his personal aircraft to rescue animals in need of adoption like goats, dogs, cats, pigs and a bat. He does it all for free.

 Lost Your Luggage? It’s Probably Here

When you’re traveling, have you ever wondered what happens if your bag gets lost? Well, it’ll probably end up in Scottsboro, Alabama at the nation’s only store for lost luggage. Unclaimed Baggage opened over 50 years ago, when entrepreneur and radio enthusiast, Doyle Owens, had a bright idea. One day, he was on the phone to a friend working at Trailways Bus Lines and learnt that they had more unclaimed bags than they knew what to do with. Borrowing a pick up truck and $300 from his grandparents, Doyle bought his first load of bags back to Alabama, and the rest is history! In the huge store today, you’ll find both far-flung tourists and regulars who have practically become part of the furniture. However all the shoppers share something in common…a hunger for hidden treasure! Prepare to be amazed, amused, and maybe even a little confused by the astounding array of items you can find at Unclaimed Baggage.

Daily Bread for 6.18.23: Talking Dog

Good morning. Father’s Day in Whitewater will be partly cloudy, with afternoon showers, and a high of 82. Sunrise is 5:16 AM and sunset 8:36 PM for 15h 20m 14s of daytime. The moon is new with 0.1% of its visible disk illuminated. On this day in 1812, the War of 1812 begins when Pres.…

Daily Bread for 2.26.23: The Farmer’s Dog — Forever

Good morning. Sunday in Whitewater will be mostly sunny with a high of 44. Sunrise is 6:34 AM and sunset 5:41 PM for 11h 07m 06s of daytime. The moon is a waxing crescent with 41.8% of its visible disk illuminated.  On this day in 1980, Egypt and Israel establish full diplomatic relations. The Farmer’s Dog — Forever (a…

Dog runs sweet potato stand in Hokkaido

One reads that a Japanese dog has significant managerial responsibilities — SAPPORO — A Shiba Inu dog that “manages” a baked sweet potato store alone in a residential area of this city is building a loyal following that matches the breed’s faithful reputation. Ken, the 4-year-old Japanese hunting dog in Sapporo, the capital of Japan’s…

Record-Breaking Astronaut Reunited with Her Dog

Christina Koch recently returned from 328 days in space, and was reunited with her family, including her dog, LBD (Little Brown Dog). As one can imagine, LBD was faithfully excited — See Dog Could Not Possibly Be Happier About This Astronaut’s Return to Earth After a Year in Space.

The Broad Outlines of 2019

For many years, I would begin the year with predictions for the twelve months ahead.  Events since 2016 have made predictions harder,  but one can still discern some short-term developments for the city.  These prospects, of course, form an online of topics to ponder, and about which to write (often requiring that one return to the…

Friday Cat and Dog Blogging: Beanie Shows the Way Forward

Longtime readers know that this website has warned residents about the dangers of marauding coyotes, and their stealthy efforts to overwhelm civilization and rule this planet.  See Coyotes Begin War Against Humanity. Reports about coyote designs on Milwaukee (part of FW’s Daily Bread post for today) show how little time is left to act. Doubtless,…