Ah! Welcome to what many people call their favorite time of year. ‘Tis the season of new discoveries, when our cities, towns, and neighborhoods are suddenly filled with amazing pockets of life, where people might gather to gaze upon the colorful wonders the world has set before their eyes. Yep, it’s garage sale season. As […]
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About Mike Paulus, Digital Services & Marketing Specialist
Mike Paulus is the Digital Services & Marketing Specialist for the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library.
Entries by Mike Paulus, Digital Services & Marketing Specialist
October’s not over, and if you’re looking for the perfect book to read in these last chilly evenings as Halloween draws near, I have a suggestion. In fact, if you were to ask me, Hey, what’s the perfect book to read each October?, I’d gladly reply, Hey, thanks for asking, that means a lot. Well, […]
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I know it’s summer because I keep finding myself outside beneath the nighttime sky, walking alongside my wife, trying to stumble along with her elegant strides. And I see the fireflies. The sky grows dim and there they are, flittering along the edges of everything. We love fireflies. Of course we do. My kids will […]
This winter many have you feeling a little cheated. The relatively light snow accumulation we’ve seen this year has robbed many locals of a classic Wisconsin pastime: complaining about snowplows. It’s our birthright as Wisconsinites, right? It’s a legacy we’re obsessed with preserving. And of course, it’s a subject most of us know absolutely nothing […]
Long, long ago, back in the October days of my youth, visits to my grade school library meant finding a secluded corner to hunker down with a stack of Halloween picture books and diving into illustrations of amazing autumn days and murky, monster-filled nights. I can’t really remember most of the book titles, just page […]
The concept of “anti-racism” has rested near the center of national discussion over the past three months as significant protests and demonstrations have sprawled across the country, sparked by the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25. We’ve entered one of this country’s most divisive periods, greatly intensified by a global pandemic and […]