Duck Rescue Attempt On Crescent Lake

One Little Duckling All Alone by She Who Walks With Sticks (aka Karen Gross)   Went for a walk this morning and greeted some friendly PlaPers. Some of them said “Good Morning” before I did. By...

Become a Portage Super Hero

The Parkinson SuperWalk 2014 by She Who Walks With Poles, aka Karen Gross   The Parkinson SuperWalk requires Super Heroes who can’t fly without a plane and a ride to the airport; who occasionally...

Talking Waterloo

The final building of the Waterloo Manufacturing Western Canadian Headquarters is no more. Remnants of Waterloo Manufacturing This once sprawling enterprise occupied the now vacant lot on 4th...

Itravelnaked – New Orleans Part 1

New Orleans. The Crescent City. The Big Easy. How does one explore all that a city has to offer when its heritage and culture are as rich and hearty as a cup of smoked turkey gumbo? Well mon ami, it isThe Big...

Portage Pole Person Possibly Pecked Passing Poop

A Quintessentially Portage La Prairian Morning By She Who Walks With Sticks (aka Karen Gross) I have not been out walking as much the last couple of months. I think I overdid the stretching on a day when...

Local Tries To Help The Overprivileged

A Chance NOT To Play by Carl Bunso There are no shortage of organizations whose goal is to help underprivileged families afford organized sport. These are important - as a young lad I actually had someone...

Goofy Gopher Talk

Sightings from the Top: Gopher Talk  by Terrie Todd   Crossing the Tupper Street Bridge one warm afternoon, I saw two plump gophers down below. One chased the other across the tracks, and I...

What Does 116 Smell Like?

Do You Smell That? City Hall is gettin’ a reeky reputation. One day I was relaxin’ on the second floor, my ear pressed against the hole in the hardwood just above the cashier’s front counter so I...