My Mother-in-Law’s Day-Drinking Tour 2015: Now it’s a Party

Oh, you didn't know? One day every year, my mother-in-law puts me in charge of a day-drinking excursion and tips beers back wherever I bring her. Year one featured a rampage through Hudson restaurants and breweries. This brave soul, who hadn't touched...

The Things I’ve Done for Vanilla Rose Porter

"Oh my gaaaaawd!" she said. "Reeeally?!" "Yeah," I replied. "Last year, I beat the next person in line by only a few minutes." It was 9 a.m. in Hudson, Wisc. The temperature lingered just below freezing, too cold...

Fish Fry in the Woods: A Friday at the Manitou Inn

When roads close out in the country south of Duluth, there's no telling where you'll end up. A gravel road leads up a beat-up strip of asphalt, and that crumbling path leads you for...

A Nature Walk in Casanova’s Beer Caves

I wasn't expecting three miles. When I told my mother-in-law I would just walk from Casanova's Beer Cave Festival to her home afterward, I wasn't expecting three miles. I thought one-and-a-half, two tops. I also wasn't...

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