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Daily Bread for 11.5.19

Good morning. Tuesday in Whitewater will be partly sunny with a high of thirty-eight.  Sunrise is 6:34 AM and sunset 4:41 PM, for 10h 07m 00s of daytime.  The moon is a waxing gibbous with 60.4% of its visible disk illuminated. The Whitewater Common Council meets at 6:30 PM. On this day in 1862, Pres.…

Daily Bread for 9.15.19

Good morning. Sunday in Whitewater will be sunny with a high of seventy-seven.  Sunrise is 6:35 AM and sunset 7:04 PM, for 12h 28m 59s of daytime.  The moon is a waning gibbous with 98.3% of its visible disk illuminated. On this day in 1950, United Nations forces under the command of Gen. MacArthur land…

On a Campus with Genuine Hunger, ‘Hungry’ Shouldn’t be a Marketing Tool

One reads in an announcement from Assistant Vice Chancellor Sara Kuhl (that’s her title, truly) that a marketing firm is looking for students’ opinions, and will provide a free lunch or dinner. They’ve got quite the hook: Wanted: Opinionated and hungry students In a place of genuine hunger, with students using an on-campus food pantry,…

Foxconn’s (Overwhelmingly) Low-Paying Jobs

Residents of Whitewater (or at least the ones attracted to corporate welfare) had a chance this winter to hear a state operative extol the benefits of billions in public money for Foxconn.  The local 501(c)(6) business league, the Greater Whitewater Committee, brought in a guest speaker to tout the project.  See A Sham News Story on…

Daily Bread for 1.23.18

Good morning. Tuesday in Whitewater will be cloudy, with a few flurries, and a high of thirty-one.  Wet snow last night means a two hour delay for Whitewater’s schools this morning, but Midwesterners are resilient and bounce back quickly. Sunrise is 7:16 AM and sunset 4:57 PM, for 9h 40m 19s of daytime. The moon…

A Sign for Whitewater High School

Whitewater Planning Commission – A High School Sign from John Adams on Vimeo. Anyone who thinks that small town politics is simple hasn’t watched small town politics. In the video above, the Whitewater Planning Commission took 28 minutes to approve conditions for the local high school to place an electronic sign on school property. (Whitewater…

Daily Bread for 11.17.17

Good morning. Whitewater’s Friday will be rainy with a high of forty-three. Sunrise is 6:50 AM and sunset 4:29 PM, for 9h 38m 42s of daytime. The moon is new, with 0.8% of its visible disk illuminated. Today is the three hundred seventy-third day.Days since Trump’s election, with 11.9.16 as the first day. On this day…

Daily Bread for 1.8.17

Good morning. Sunday in Whitewater will be mostly sunny with a high of eighteen. Sunrise is 7:24 AM and sunset 4:39 PM, for 9h 14m 42s of daytime. The moon is a waxing gibbous with 80% of its visible disk illuminated. Today is the sixty-first day.Days since Trump’s election, with 11.9.16 as the first day.…

Daily Bread for 4.22.16

Good morning, Whitewater. Friday in town will be cloudy with a high of fifty-eight. Sunrise is 5:59 AM and sunset 7:46 PM, for 13h 46m 34s of daytime. It’s a full moon today, with 100% of its visible disk illuminated. Today is Earth Day, and Google has a series of doodles to mark the day,…

Daily Bread for 2.7.16

Good morning, Whitewater. Sunday in town will be partly cloudy and mild, with a high of forty-one. Sunrise is 7:01 and sunset 5:16, for 10h 14m 19s of daytime. The moon is a waning crescent with 1.4% of its visible disk illuminated. Here’s schedule of posts for the week ahead, with other posts possible (if…

Daily Bread for 1.31.16

Good morning, Whitewater. Our month ends with a high of thirty-nine and a probability of late-morning, early-afternoon showers. Sunrise is 7:09 and sunset 5:06, for 9h 57m 03s of daytime. The moon is a waning gibbous with 55.5% of its visible disk illuminated. Here’s schedule of posts for the week ahead, with other posts possible…

Infrastructure, Public Spending, the Local Economy

Whitewater’s an unusual town: most cities in Wisconsin don’t host a college campus. Nearby cities may have living there some faculty and staff from UW-Whitewater, but that economic boost pales in comparison with the presence of a campus along Main, with thousands of students attending. Our infrastructure is different owing to the presence of the…

Daily Bread for 1.10.16

Good morning, Whitewater. Sunday will be cold, but with increasing sunshine on a day with a high of nine degrees.  Sunrise is 7:24 and sunset 4:40, for 9h 16m 24s of daytime.  It’s a new moon, with just .4% of that natural satellite’s visible disk illuminated. Clemson or Alabama tomorrow?  That was the FW poll question…

Daily Bread for 11.28.15

Good morning, Whitewater. Saturday in the Whippet City will be partly cloudy with a high of thirty-eight. Sunrise is 7:03 and sunset is 4:22, for 9h 19m 49s of daytime. The moon’s a waning gibbous with 90.9% of its visible disk illuminated. On this day in 1520, Magellan reaches the Pacific: Ferdinand Magellan… Portuguese: Fernão de…