Archives: February 2014

In the beginning

By Sean P. Johnson The first chapter of any story is critical to setting the mood and hooking the audience to stay with it until the final chapter. Why should the story of a wedding be any different? For many couples, the wedding invitation represents the first chance to set the perfect scene for the READ MORE

Great Exhibitions

By Sean P. Johnson There has always been more to Katharine Hepburn’s mystique than meets the eye. As visitors to Appleton’s Trout Museum of Art cast glances on “Katharine Hepburn: Dressed for Success” during its final days, they saw the glamorous gowns and costumes, trademark khaki pants and historic memorabilia that comprised the exhibit. What READ MORE

Going Out For Home Cooking

It has been said that food is the foundation of comfort. When you think about it, food is involved in almost everything we do. It is the center of celebrations and gatherings. When we want to catch up with friends or family, a common thing to do is meet up with them for a bite READ MORE

Smart Phones Create Smarter Homes

By Nicole Dunbar Flashback to the 1980s. Personal computers had just been invented, and technology such as CD’s, the Walkman and cassette tapes were the epitome of high technology. The concept of a “smart home,” especially one controlled by a smart phone, seemed confined to the imagination and cartoons such as “The Jetsons.” Even today, READ MORE