FUEL kids studies in the RadioMilwaukee No Empty Backpacks Drive
I stopped in at the new FUEL Cafe south location on 5th Street and saw a donation box for the 88Nine Radio Milwaukee Second Annual No Empty Backpacks School Supplies Driveto benefit Milwaukee Public Schools students.
In a partnership with Milwaukee Business Journalfor the month of August, donation bins will be at Radio Milwaukee in Walker’s Point, Milwaukee Business Journal, BelAir Cantina locations and select Educators Credit Union locations. FUEL isn't listed, but as a sister restaurant to BelAir they apparently are participating as well.
Your donations will help students at the following Milwaukee Public Schools:
A photo of the street festival I organize. We saw them all last year, and they are cropping up again this year. Festivals small and large cancelling. A common reaction, at least in social media announcement post comments is something like this: "Why don't you just have the festivals? If people want to go, they will go." Is it that simple? Just hold the festival and let however many people are comfortable going show up? Of course it's not. But people with this reaction won't even take a minute to ponder the consequences, and not from a public health standpoint but to the festival itself. They have no idea what it takes to put one on and what is involved and what you can lose if you even have only 75%, let alone 50% or less attendance. Or if they even have the capability to put it on still. Let's take a quick, very quick, look at what goes into making this decision.
Yesterday I attended a sold out concert in an amphitheater. While I generally enjoyed myself, the experience made me not only accept that I am an introvert, but it inspired what I think is an analogy that may help non-introverts, aka extroverts, understand what its like to be introverted. Or should I say capital I Introverted? I call it the Starship Analogy, based on how deflector shields are typically described in science fiction. I'll explain it a bit later. First, let's talk about the whole Introvert thing.
cr. AP J. Scott Applewhite In the realm of politics in America, in a two party system that easily lends itself to us vs. them reactions, cries of hypocrisy are common. I find myself using the term probably too often. Yes, often there are cases where each side can show the other side does the same thing. But, l et's be clear, there is no false equivalency whataboutism that can compare yesterday to the protests of 2020. The events of January 6th were a planned (and further incited) attack on THE Capitol of the nation, the representatives inside, and the process of the official, final selection of the next administration. The response by law enforcement to the event, once which again was an attack on the People's House - the seat of our national government - was far from equitable to other protests.