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Anything is good, in moderation. I cook because I love to and because I can share with those around me. I crochet for the same reason.

Do what you want to do, enjoy what you do and use it to touch those around you.

May 27, 2012

Week 21 - 52.08

This week, I just eek my way into Wisconsin. The following trivia is a sample of what is available at :

  • Wisconsin visitors and residents enjoy the state's 7,446 streams and rivers. End-to-end they'd stretch 26,767 miles. That is more than enough to circle the globe at the equator.  (That probably means I'll highlight some of them in the next few weeks.)
  • Wisconsin's Door County has five state parks and 250 miles of shoreline along Lake Michigan. These figures represent more than any other county in the country. 
  • In 1900 land acquisition for Wisconsin's first state park began. The park became Interstate State Park located in St. Croix Falls.  
  • Devil's Lake was established in 1911. The facility has become one of Wisconsin's oldest and most famous state parks. It leads the state parks in attendance. 
  • The nation's first kindergarten was established in Watertown in 1856. Its first students were local German-speaking youngsters.  
  • The National Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame in Hayward is shaped like a Muskie. 
  • Famous Wisconsinites include: Harry Houdini, famous magician and escape artist. Douglas MacArthur, well known World War II and Korean War general. Frank Lloyd Wright, America's most famous architect. William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Don Ameche, actor and winner of an academy award for his performance in "Cocoon." 

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