Family lured Jerrianne and her husband to South Milwaukee in 2002 from Southern California where she worked as, first, a journalist, then, as a court information officer. She now stays busy with media-relations consulting, playing with her three grandchildren (part of the lure), writing, discovering her new environs, and hoping her garden will produce before the first fall frost.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to each of you and warm wishes for the best year ever in 2011.
Instead of 'ripped from the headlines' much of this blog post is ripped from South Milwaukee 4th District Alderman Eric Brooks' blog and from the Greenfield News & Hobby newsletter.
South Milwaukeean and Friends of Grant Park board member Betsy Abert sent me an email the other day. Referring to my post of January 3 about hearing the call of some kind of bird at night and wondering what it was, Betsy wrote: