Circle of Life

Circle of Life

Fridays seem to getting a reputation for being adventure days at St. Anthony’s. Last week was the power outage with a (COVID-sized) houseful of guests coming for the weekend. This weekend we were only expecting six guests, but the weekend was just as adventurous. With...
Let There Be Light, Please!

Let There Be Light, Please!

It is last Friday, 3:15 pm, and our weekend guests are due to begin arriving anytime.  The sun is shining and it is a beautiful afternoon.  Jackie K., Sr. Barb and Marge are trying to wrap up a few tasks while waiting for the guests to arrive, and Dave J. is here...
A Work of Art

A Work of Art

This week, all of us at St. Anthony’s – and those in many parts of Wisconsin – were treated to a phenomenon known as rime ice.  Rime ice is created when the moisture in fog clings to and freezes on surfaces like tree branches and shrubs.  Each morning...
New Year’s Eve 2020

New Year’s Eve 2020

The end of the most crazy, bizarre, strange, frustrating, uncertain, exasperating year in anyone’s memory is almost here.  We are but a few hours away from turning the calendar page to 2021.  I don’t know if there is any year that more people were so eager to see come...