July 2017

Jeanie’s Hope

July 24, 2017 // 4 Comments

Bob Bates — Mark Richardson’s moving essay entitled “My Mom, Baseball, and Me,”  published previously on Wise Guys, is my motivation for posting this [...]

Uncle Ho: A Man of Peace

July 18, 2017 // 3 Comments

Jeff Berger — On November 11, 1944, a U.S. reconnaissance plane piloted by Lieutenant Rudolph Shaw encountered engine trouble while flying over the rough mountainous [...]

Icarus Redux

July 3, 2017 // 2 Comments

DeWitt Clinton — I still live in Shorewood, Wisconsin, not Sherwood, for there’s nothing foresty or Shakespearian about this tiny little add-on to Metro Milwaukee. [...]