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Daily Bread for 9.15.22: Tim Michels, the Man Who Would Be King

Good morning. Thursday in Whitewater will be partly sunny with high of 79. Sunrise is 6:35 AM and sunset 7:03 PM for 12h 28m 13s of daytime. The moon is a waning gibbous with 71.9% of its visible disk illuminated.  Whitewater’s Community Development Authority meets at 5:30 PM.    On this day in 1588, the “Invincible Armada,”…

Film: Wednesday, July 20th, 1:00 PM @ Seniors in the Park, Return to Auschwitz: The Survival of Vladimir Munk

Wednesday, July 20th at 1:00 PM, there will be a showing of Return to Auschwitz: The Survival of Vladimir Munk @ Seniors in the Park, in the Starin Community Building: Documentary One hour  75 years ago, he lost his home and his family. Now he is going back. 95 year old Vladimir Munk, a Holocaust survivor,…

Daily Bread for 7.4.22: Happy Independence Day 2022

Good morning. Independence Day in Whitewater will be partly sunny, with afternoon thundershowers, and a high of 87. Sunrise is 5:22 AM and sunset 8:36 PM for 15h 13m 49s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing crescent with 24.6% of its visible disk illuminated. Whitewater’s Independence holiday events continue at the Cravath Lakefront (Whippet City…

Daily Bread for 6.6.22: D-Day, Seventy-Eight Years On

Good morning. Monday in Whitewater will be rainy with a high of 70. Sunrise is 5:16 AM and sunset 8:30 PM for 15h 13m 57s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing crescent with 38.7% of its visible disk illuminated. On this day in 1944,  Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy, begins with the execution of Operation Neptune—commonly referred…

Daily Bread for 3.17.22: St. Brigid

Good morning. St. Patrick’s Day in Whitewater will see an early evening shower with a high of 56.  Sunrise is 7:01 AM and sunset 7:04 PM for 12h 02m 53s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing gibbous with 99.2% its visible disk illuminated.   The Whitewater Unified School District’s Citizens Financial Advisory Committee meets at 6…

Daily Bread for 2.15.22: For the Trumpists, It’s Not One Thing, But Many Things

Good morning. Tuesday in Whitewater will be partly sunny with a high of 35.  Sunrise is 6:50 AM and sunset 5:27 PM for 10h 36m 59s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing gibbous with 98.9% of its visible disk illuminated. Whitewater’s Alcohol Licensing Committee meets at 6:15 PM, and Common Council at 6:30 PM.   On…

Daily Bread for 10.14.21: Ignorance and Fanaticism Threaten Mequon-Thiensville

Good morning. Thursday in Whitewater will be partly sunny with a high of 69.  Sunrise is 7:08 AM and sunset 6:12 PM for 11h 04m 23s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing gibbous with 64.6% of its visible disk illuminated.  Whitewater’s Finance Committee meets at 4:30 PM.  On this day in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt is shot in…

Daily Bread for 10.4.21: The Basis of a Civics Syllabus for Whitewater’s Schools

Good morning. Monday in Whitewater will see scattered showers with a high of 68.  Sunrise is 6:56 AM and sunset 6:29 PM for 11h 32m 49s of daytime.  The moon is a waning crescent with 5.1% of its visible disk illuminated.  On this day in 1957, Sputnik 1 becomes the first artificial satellite to orbit the…

Ron Johnson Got the Reception He Deserved

Ron Johnson held up a Senate vote to make Juneteenth a holiday, and when he at last relented, he did so only begrudgingly (“While it still seems strange that having taxpayers provide federal employees paid time off is now required to celebrate the end of slavery, it is clear that there is no appetite in Congress…

Juneteenth

Sometime later today, Pres. Biden will sign a bill, having passed overwhelminmgly in both the House and Senate, to make Juneteenth a national holiday.  The House saw only 14 members opposed (one being Tom Tiffany, R-WI 7) and the Senate voted after Sen. Ron Johnson withdrew his opposition to a vote. Making Juneteenth a national…