Month: June 2016

Franklin Graham Prayer Rally at Wisconsin Capitol

Evangelist Franklin Graham is traveling to all 50 state capitols to urge Americans to pray for their country and get involved in the political process. As I reported in my story for, he did not endorse any candidate or any political party. But he said it’s every Christian’s duty to be politically aware and politically involved. Here are some of my photos from the day. (more…)


Grand Marshall for the Memorial Day Parade

Monona has one of the biggest Memorial Day parades around. It has more units than you would expect in a Memorial Day parade, which may detract from the solemnity, but it does draw more people to the event.

When I worked in radio I typically had to work holidays so I missed a lot of parades. Due to involvement in scouts and other activities, most of the family has been in the parades at one time or another. When our son was in the Army and stationed overseas, the parade took on added significance. (more…)