Fletcher Keyes Blog

Summer is here? Summer is here! You can easily say it both ways, since it is Summer, but who knows exactly what kind of Summer it will be. Proof of that is this week’s first Concerts On The Square? That’s with a question mark, because, though it is a concert, it’s at the Duck Pond […]

Happy National Limerick Day! Here’s a new limerick that probably wouldn’t have been possible without all of the Public Service Announcement cliches, thanks to the dang virus… In these most uncertain times Our cliché use, everyday, climbs Now more than ever We’re in this together Even though we’re apart, makin’ rhymes Hear Fletcher Keyes on the Magic Morning Show with Lanette […]

What a difference a year can make! A year ago, the beginning of May, it was cold and wet and all around blech-y. And it upset me. So I chastised May, I excoriated May, because it had been bad! I gave it a good talkin’-to. Here’s what I said a year ago on May 1 […]

With the early onset of winter, I wondered if hibernating might be an option. So I went straight to the source of hibernation information…  

Where do you fall on the “Snow Spectrum?” Most likely, you’re either an A) a B), or a C). That assessment is based on our totally random assessment of anybody listening! I’m definitely a B), sometimes I find it pretty, most times I’d rather not have it, but I realize it comes with the territory […]

We like to travel, my partner, Kim, and I. We like to try new destinations, new experiences. This weekend we had a new experience, staying in a Mongolian yurt (imported from Mongolia!) on the Rock River in Jefferson County. Our goal was to disconnect, which we achieved! There was no wi-fi and no cell service… just a […]

The Wisconsin State Fair opens this week and one of the new foods we can try, if we dare, is “Snake Soup.” Wondering what ingredients it might have, other than snake, we asked State Fair food aficionado Kristi about it (listen below)…  

Do you know your way to Festy-land? I live downtown, about seven blocks east of the Capitol with my partner, Kim, and our two dogs Augie and Pip. One of our favorite things about living where we do is enjoying all of the neighborhood festivals that run almost constantly during the “outdoors months.” There are […]

If you’re having a “Tuesday,” I might know why. A friend mentioned today (it’s a Tuesday as I’m writing this) that “it still feels like a Monday today. Maybe Tuesday should just be re-named as ‘Monday, Part 2.’” My thought was “well, yeah, why not re-name Tuesday” since it doesn’t really have any distinguishing characteristics and […]

The month of May seems to have lost its way, and I believe that what it needs most is a good talkin’ to… Oh May, what have you become? For all my life, my favorite month, let me count the waysThe weather, like a soft kissThe beginning of fishing season, many family birthdaysFlowers and trees […]

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