George Berdes http://wuwm.com en ESSAY: Cabin Fever Gets to Us All http://wuwm.com/post/essay-cabin-fever-gets-us-all <p></p><p></p><p><em>In the midst of such a harsh winter, cabin fever is affecting young and old alike, as Lake Effect essayist George Berdes can attest: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 00:00:58 +0000 George Berdes 21926 at http://wuwm.com ESSAY: Cabin Fever Gets to Us All Essay: Milwaukeeans Aren't Winter Storm Wimps http://wuwm.com/post/essay-milwaukeeans-arent-winter-storm-wimps <p></p><p></p><p>You’d think the residents of Wisconsin’s north woods, who are used to copious snowfall, might look with some amusement at our relatively modest snow depth. Not so, says Lake Effect essayist George Berdes:</p><p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 22:30:05 +0000 George Berdes 19946 at http://wuwm.com Essay: Milwaukeeans Aren't Winter Storm Wimps Essay: Lend a Friend Your Ears http://wuwm.com/post/essay-lend-friend-your-ears <p><em>(Originally printed as "Listening," reprinted with permission from the blog "</em><em><a href="http://eastofeagleriver.com/" target="_blank">East of Eagle River</a></em><em>.</em><em>")</em></p><p>Gave away my ears the other day. It was to a friend. No, he had two of his own, so it wasn’t like a transplant. Anyway, while I was doing that I also pretty much zipped shut my mouth. Mostly I just sat there and listened to him. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 23:13:55 +0000 George Berdes 13597 at http://wuwm.com Essay: Lend a Friend Your Ears