December 2010

Visiting with my law school friends left me in a lively state of mind, wondering what the road next had in store.  I didn’t intend on writing about Missouri, and frankly, thought my 2 day trip through the state would be mostly forgettable.  But really, I smiled through the length of the state and I’m […]

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Happy Holidays from the Road

by Kee Kee on December 24, 2010

in Arkansas

Everyday life can be hard enough, but then you go and throw holidays into the mix and all bets are off.  I long ago swore off trying to have a memorable New Year’s Eve or Valentine’s Day for the simple reason that real life never measures up to the scripted Leave it to Beaver moments […]

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Whenever I’m sad or sick I still want my mom. Over the years I’ve often wondered if this need for mom will dissipate as I grow older. Yet it hasn’t, and I’m convinced that on some level we all go on wanting our mothers in times of need for our entire lives.  Read how I […]

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No Regrets

by Kee Kee on December 15, 2010

in Law School,Wisconsin

One night last week when I was home in Wisconsin I was rummaging through an old box of photos and came across a Saturday Evening Post article from 1991.  I was interviewed for a story in the magazine about Best Buddies, an international organization that provides opportunities for one-on-one friendships with people with intellectual and […]

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Wisconsin: Home-Gratitude-Butter

by Kee Kee on December 12, 2010

in Family,Wisconsin

I’ll always call Wisconsin home, even if I never live there again.  I was born and raised in Wisconsin.  It is often said that people don’t appreciate something while they have it.   That is certainly the case for me and Wisconsin.  Growing up I was embarrassed to say I was from the state.  I wanted […]

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I love camping. I’ve even camped in the middle of the Amazon rainforest. This time around, however, I needed a more gentle camping experience — my dog and I were doing it by ourselves.  Check out a new perspective on the 2nd night of my road trip with my most recent article in The Huffington […]

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While Beth Howard’s scrumptious pies initially drew me to the American Gothic House, there was so much more that kept me there.  My initial plan was to stay 2-3 nights, but like most every other plan on this road trip, that idea was quickly scrapped.  Living in one of the country’s most famous residences turned […]

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