Wisconsin

A Boy And His Cabbage of Significant Size

From the La Crosse Tribune, A boy and his cabbage of significant size:

Wisconsin ten-year-old Douglas Mezera grew a 31-pound cabbage for a competition sponsored by Bonnie Plant. The Alabama plant company’s program aims to promote gardening as fun and rewarding. What do you do with so much cabbage? “We made it into homemade sauerkraut,” Douglas’ mom said. “It’s good.”

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Beloit College’s List Of Things That Make Us Look Old To Incoming Students

We’ve seen lists like this before. Beloit College in Beloit Wisconsin releases their “Mindeset List” for their incoming class every year around now. The point is to remind us how cultural touchstones change over time. It does that, but it also give us (me, anyway) a good chuckle. It’s worth reading all the way down […] » about 900 words