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Daily Bread for 4.17.22: Happy Easter

Good morning. Easter in Whitewater will see some sunshine giving way to clouds with a high of 44.  Sunrise is 6:08 AM and sunset 7:40 PM for 13h 31m 49s of daytime.  The moon is a waning gibbous with 99.3% of its visible disk illuminated. On this day in 1907,  the Ellis Island immigration center processes 11,747 people,…

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 1.1.22: Happy New Year

Good morning. New Year’s Day in Whitewater will be snowy with a high of 21.  Sunrise is 7:25 AM and sunset 4:32 PM for 9h 06m 48s of daytime.  The moon is a waning crescent with 2% of its visible disk illuminated.  On this day in 1983, the ARPANET officially changes to using TCP/IP, the Internet Protocol,…

Boo! Scariest Things in Whitewater, 2021

Here’s the fifteenth annual FREE WHITEWATER list of the scariest things in Whitewater. (The 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 editions are available for comparison.) The list runs in reverse order, from mildly scary to truly frightening. 10. Feedin’ Wildlife.  I didn’t know — but local officials claim to…

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…

Happy Mother’s Day

?? Watch all five episodes: Run Mama Run. See also This Runner Went After Her Olympic Dream Just Four Months After Giving Birth. Elite runner Sarah Brown trains through an unexpected pregnancy to compete in the Olympic trials only 16 weeks after giving birth. Directed by Daniele Anastasion for espnW and ESPN Films.

Boo! Scariest Things in Whitewater, 2020

Here’s the fourteenth annual FREE WHITEWATER list of the scariest things in Whitewater. (The 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 editions are available for comparison.) The list runs in reverse order, from mildly scary to truly frightening. 10. Radicals and Rhinoceroses. So there’s an idea, having bubbled up over…