Walks Around Milwaukee, The Domes
This is a short and cute visit. You can tour the conservatory gardens inside of The Domes in one hour, if you take it slow. The flower dome had a fairy garden exhibition. The fairy gardens were pretty small and the set up too far to see the details, not my favorite. I liked the […]
Walks Around Milwaukee, Third Ward.
Another walk around The Third Ward neighborhood in Milwaukee. We saw the mural “The Unsung Hero”, an homage to female working class by artist Case Maclaim. The model is Karen Bell, the owner of restaurant Bavette. We stopped for oatmeal ice cream at the Public Market, watched people partying on boats, and bought a few […]
Walks Around Milwaukee, Juneautown.
We walked one Sunday morning around Juneautown, a neighborhood on the east side of downtown Milwaukee. We enjoyed the buildings and the good weather. The city was empty. At noon, there was still no one in the streets. Strange feeling of life missing. We saw the gas building, with the flame that tells the weather. […]
Antiques on Pierce
Antiques on Pierce reminded me of treasures from my grandmother’s house. A multiplication and concentration of grandmother’s houses. We had fun exploring the three floors and showing Inés how to use a rotary dial phone. I bought two big serving dishes. My favorite is deep green with a spinning pattern ($12). Inés chose a goose […]
MAM: Americans in Spain
Another visit to the Milwaukee Art Museum, for an exhibition about Americans in Spain. The kids think that all the women in the painting from the tobacco factory look like me. That painting was one of my favorites. Here they look very interested but I think they were making fun of something. I have a […]