Lake Effect essayist Linda Benjamin reads, "Psychobabble: The Joke About the Hat."
There’s a comic strip – it’s a classic Calvin and Hobbes strip - tacked up in my office. Four panels, all featuring our young hero, which read like this: “Here I am. Happy and content. But not euphoric. So now I’m no longer content. I’m unhappy – my day is ruined. I need to stop thinking while I’m ahead.”
Essayist Joel Habush on Milwaukee's road construction
So, do you have plans to go anywhere this Labor Day Weekend? Lake Effect essayist Joel Habush advises you to keep your eye out for construction on the Zoo Interchange, or the Hoan Bridge, or I-94 between here and Kenosha, or, well, just about everywhere.
So we’ve covered the academic aspect of education, the sustainability goals of one institution, but we’ve neglected another key area – back-to-school fashion, as it’s reflected in that all important kindergarten demographic. Lake Effect essayist Mark Siegrist picks up the story from there:
It’s often said that every generation is different.
Essayist Will Durst reads his essay, "Tumbling Dumpsters."
Both the Democrats and Republicans are trying to close ranks ahead of this year’s mid-term elections – and ahead of the bigger prize in 2016 – the White House. Lake Effect political satirist Will Durst says that led to the most strained meeting he can imagine since Cain attended Abel’s funeral.
Essayist Linda Benjamin reads her essay, Psychobabble: Maybe Plan B is the Real Plan A.
What keeps you up at night? The clutch on your Honda? Worries about relationships? The Brewers’ chances of making the playoffs? For Lake Effect essayist Linda Benjamin, it’s about her expectations from life.