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River’s End Gallery One of River’s End Gallery’s most versatile glass artists, James Wilbat’s glass is distinguished by his fusion of abstract design and playful use of color. By merging ancient glassblowing techniques with his modern eye for design, Wilbat creates glass that unites tradition and innovation. His creativity is showcased in the multitude of designs he produces, including abstract and spherical paperweights, unique and colorful hearts, exceptionally crafted flowers, and exquisitely shaped vases. All of his pieces are available with a 20 percent discount during the February glass event. Discover James’s work at River’s End Gallery, 890 Elm Grove Road, Elm Grove WI. 262-780-191. www.riversendgallery.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Kalon Women’s Shoes & Boutique Spring merchandise is arriving daily at Kalon in Hartland. Featuring the latest from FDJ-French Dressing Jeans. This spring, kick it back in relaxed denim, breezy tops and pretty embroidery from FDJ. For a unique shopping experience that caters to casual, trendy and stepping out fur an evening. Kalon, Sendik’s Hartland Plaza. 600 Hartbrook Drive, Hartland WI 53029. 262-361-8111.
The Garment Shop We have a passion for fashion and offer personal service with friendliness and expertise. Fashions arriving daily featuring traditional ladies clothing in all sizes, a large selection of fine accessories and just for spring, the latest form Oh la la! and Zoé by Michael Phillips Ltée, Charlie B, Tribal® and more. Stop in our convenient downtown location. 125 W. Main St., Cambridge, WI, 53523. Follow us on Facebook. A unique specialty shop for women where you will find something for every occasion. 608-423-3740.
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5, 11 Gallery Browse offerings from a few of our area’s finest shops and businesses.
6 Spring is Around The Corner Your favorite boutiques will be brimming with the latest fashions this spring. Here’s a quick look at what’s new and in-store for you this season at Kalon in Hartland and Cambridge’s The Garment Shop.
8 Vacation In the Beautiful Greek Islands You may not realize just how much Greece has to offer as a vacation destination. Greece is more than just a haven for archaeologists looking for clues from one of the world’s first civilizations. However, there can be a lot of pleasure found in traveling to this land to see some of the oldest works of art and culture in the world.
12 The Inventive Mind Of Thomas Jefferson Besides being responsible for drafting the American Declaration of Independence and becoming the third President of the United States. Thomas Jefferson was also a prominent and diverse inventor of his time.
15 Stately & Elegant This Renaissance Shorewood home will impress you at every turn. Exceptional moldings, wrought iron and leaded glass are featured throughout this turn of the previous century Lake Drive residence.
18 2018 Greater Milwaukee Auto Show New cars, trucks and SUVs will fill the Wisconsin Center for the 2018 Greater Milwaukee Auto Show from Saturday, February 24 through Sunday, March 4.
23 Studio Glass Art Event Once again, River’s End Gallery makes the Southeast Wisconsin art scene sparkle with its annual Studio Glass Art Event, the largest studio art glass display in Wisconsin.
25 A Bit Of Europe In Delafield Nestled quietly in the Town of Delafield behind a privacy gate, there is a little bit of Europe. The manor of the property is a stunning French Country home. Its many architectural details create a bold, exciting statement and beckon one inside.
27 Living The Florida Lifestyle An Unbelievable waterfront home in Venice Florida on beautiful Roberts Bay. Captivating panoramic water views of the bay and the Intracoastal Waterway on the Island of Venice.
29 A Pristine Mequon Cape Cod A fabulous Wally Lang Cape Cod with numerous updates in Mequon. A large entertaining floor plan. This pristine home will not last long.
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Panoramic view of the Santorini volcano islands, Greece. 8
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vacation in the beautiful
YOU MAY NOT REALIZE just how much
it has something for everyone. In particular,
Greece has to offer as a vacation destination.
the beautiful Greek islands hold many
Greece is more than just a haven for
historical treasures that may be of interest
archaeologists looking for clues from one of the
to you when you take a Greek vacation.
world's first civilizations. However, there can
Most of us can find Greece on a map of
be a lot of pleasure found in traveling to this
Eastern Europe, between the Ionian Sea and
land to see some of the oldest works of art and
Aegean Sea of the Mediterranean region. And,
culture in the world. Many families are finding
we've heard much about early Greek culture.
that Greece is the perfect vacation spot because
Greece has been a long-running civilization. 9
n GREEK ISLANDS In particular, the Greek islands of the Aegean Sea have existed under a wide variety of peoples. The natural result of this is a surprising level of religious, cultural, social, and architectural diversity. Likewise, the historical artifacts bear out this rich diversity. No trip to Greece is complete without seeing the Greek olive orchards. You should also see the vast grapevines, forests, and mountain ranges that stretch across Greece.
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see. These islands around Greece are among
Historic downtown Venice offers something for everyone, with shopping, dining, and events for every occasion. Over 10 golf courses to choose from in Venice alone. You’ll find new homes starting around 300k with a maintenance free, resort style living. Call today for more information and start experiencing life in paradise.
the more popular tourist destinations, so there are plenty of established tours available. The famous churches that are characterized by blue domes are found in the Cycladic
Islands. Characteristic pure white housing can also be seen on the island of Paros. In the small
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Little Swiss Clock Shop Whimsical fun, slightly eccentric wall clocks have joined the huge collection of mantel, chime and grandfather clocks. See what’s new at Little Swiss Clock Shop, 270 W. Main Street in downtown Waukesha, 262-547-2111. www.LittleSwissClockShop.com.
theGALLERY The Ottoman Society Sink into this super comfy, charming, Hickory White, down sofa and never get up. From traditional to mid-century to contemporary, you’ll find the finest in consignment furniture, art and accessories at The Ottoman Society in the heart of Elm Grove. Whether you’re looking for a unique buying experience or a friendly place to sell your treasures, visit us at 13408 Watertown Plank Road, Elm Grove, WI. 53122- behind Great Harvest Bread. 262-786-1786 or www.theottomansociety.com.
the inventive mind of
THOMAS JEFFERSON Besides being responsible for drafting the American Declaration of Independence and becoming the third President of the United States. Thomas Jefferson was also a prominent and diverse inventor of his time. POLYMATH SEEMS AN inadequate term to
had a hole drilled in the floor and had it
describe Thomas Jefferson—the man whose
written on the wall of one of the cellar rooms.
resume boasted the titles: writer, scientist,
farmer, philosopher, archaeologist, musician,
Jefferson lived for his dinner parties and
revolutionary and president of the United
the conversations they produced. No doubt
States. Jefferson was all these things and more,
he was unwilling to part from the table
but he was one thing throughout it all: a
when more wine was needed, nor would
gadget guy. He always had to have the latest
he interrupt the flow of conversation by
and greatest doohickey and whatchamacallit
sending for another bottle. His solution was
if he thought it would help “ameliorate the
clever—the dining room fireplace contained
condition of man.” He called them gimcracks
a dumbwaiter to the cellar that would be
and here are a few of his more famous devices.
preloaded with Jefferson’s favorite wines; when
another bottle was needed, he would simply
Jefferson was obsessed with clocks.
reach over and grab one.
Dozens and dozens of them littered Monticello
in a time when even the best clock available
Ever the note taker and information
was expected to quickly wind down and lose
collector, Jefferson had one of the world’s first
its accuracy. His most famous clock, however,
PDAs. He carried a pocket-sized “notebook”
was the huge calendar clock in the main foyer
of thin, ivory tablets joined at one end so
they could fan out for writing. Using a metal
The days of the week, Sunday through
the surface of the tablets and then transfer the
to the floor and, as the week progressed, a
information to paper in the evening. When he
ball would slowly descend and its location
was finished with a tablet, he would use an
would correspond to the day of the week
abrasive pad and erase his notes, leaving the
and roughly the time of day. Someone had to
tablet blank for its next use.
climb a ladder to return the ball to the ceiling
at the end of each week.
Jefferson wrote roughly 20,000 letters in
Where was Saturday? There wasn’t enough room for it in the foyer, so Jefferson
stylus, Jefferson would make short notes on
Friday, were listed vertically from the ceiling
his lifetime and, later in his life, he kept a copy of almost all of them. He did this with
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his library approached something like
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7,000 volumes of writing on all sorts of his polygraph machine—two pens connected
topics; it was like his Internet and whenever
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by system of rods so that the writing of one
he needed a fact or figure to include in one
style of old. If you are looking for culture more
would mirror the other. Jefferson didn’t invent
of his many letters, he’d grab a handful
impacted by the Ottoman, check out Kozáni
this machine, but he is said to have improved
of relevant tomes and start looking for
or Grevená. But if you’re like most tourists on a
upon its design and was an outspoken
information. To mitigate the annoyance of
time budget, you’ll probably want to spend the
advocate of its use, giving versions of it to his
shuffling through various books, Jefferson
bulk of your time visiting some of the real hot
friends James Madison and James Monroe,
came up with a rotating bookshelf that
spots in the Aegean Sea.
though they didn’t seem to care for it.
could hold five open books, so he could
Greek Island Hot Spots for Tourists
open one, and then spin to another to
Jefferson was a book nerd. At its height,
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Chios is thought to be the birthplace of the famous poet Homer. This island was once famous for its pine trees and snakes. Chios is
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also the home of a variety of religious ruins. This island has quite a bit of historical variety because it was ruled by a variety of nations over the centuries. Ikaria Ikaria, holding a name from Greek mythology, is widely appreciated for its long history. Archaeologists have traced items of civilization on this island back to thousands of years. Kalymnos Kalymnos is a mostly barren island, except for its tasty citrus crops. Instead, it is the sponge fishing done around this island that makes it famous. Kalymnos has historically prospered as a trading port. There is something for everyone in Greece, but if you only have a short time for your vacation, the Greek islands in the Aegean Sea are a must see. Kastelorizo One of the easternmost Greek islands, Kastelorizo is a mountainous, limestone island. When you visit this island, you can see castle ruins and religious building ruins. For a relaxing tour, you can take a cave boat tour. Lesbos While Lesbos was long a cultural center in
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THIS STATELY and elegant Renaissance Shorewood home will impress you at every turn. Exceptional moldings, wrought iron and leaded glass are featured throughout this turn of the previous century Lake Drive residence. A grand staircase, ornate columns and classic terra cotta tile roof, combined with sensational updates throughout, make this a unique dream home. A fabulous open concept kitchen contains an oversized hardwood island, maple and cherry cabinets, double ovens plus other modern amenities. The second floor has four bedrooms. There are five remodeled or new baths including his & hers master baths. A newly added lower level includes an entertainment center with bar, a second family room, a second office, exercise room, full bath, craft area and refrigerated wine closet. A home like this rarely hits the market. n If you would like more information on this property, contact Mike Quinlevan at Shorewest RealtorsÂŽ at 414-807-6453.
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New cars, trucks and SUVs will fill the Wisconsin Center for the 2018 Greater Milwaukee Auto Show from Saturday, February 24 through Sunday, March 4, 2018. Whether you’re a car buff, just browsing or in the market for a new vehicle, check out more than 500 new vehicles on display on multiple show floors. Open to the public, this annual event allows attendees to check out the newest in car technology and test drive over 35 vehicles. The Greater Milwaukee Auto Show is the best place to research 2018s hottest models, see Milwaukee’s finest custom and restored cars.
auto show The 2018 Greater Milwaukee Auto Show presented by ADAMM—Wisconsin Center 400 West Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53203. Show Hours: Saturdays 10 am - 10 pm; Sundays 10 am - 6 pm; Monday-Thursday 3 pm - 9 pm; and Friday 1 pm - 9 pm. Horse Power & Hats—2018 Auto Show Gala. Friday, February 23, 2018. Get a sneak peek of the Auto Show. All the proceeds go to a very special cause that supports the Special Olympics of Wisconsin. For additional information and to buy tickets, go to www.adamm.com/copy-of-auto-show-gala-3 or call 414-359-9000 ext. 5.
2018 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR
The completely redesigned 2018 Lincoln Navigator sets the standard for luxury in the full size SUV segment. Enjoy the massaging seats, all glass panoramic roof, huge touch screen, and selectable ride control each time you go for a ride. Surround up to 8 people in luxury with plenty of space for all your gear and pull up to 8,700 pounds as you travel Wisconsin this summer in your new Navigator. For fun, Lincoln has added an abundance of upgraded lighting features including the illuminated Lincoln star on the front grill, illuminated seat belt receptors to make buckling up easier at night, and of course the Lincoln welcome mat as you approach your new vehicle. Lincoln watched every detail in the new Navigator. From the custom stitched perfect position seats, to the upscale wood finishes, and the easy to use controls, you will notice the attention to detail and luxury the Navigator offers. On top of the creature comforts, the powerful twin turbo Ecoboost will make driving very fun. The Navigator does it all and they are now available to get your own.
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New cars, trucks and SUVs will fill the Wisconsin Center for the 2018 Greater Milwaukee Auto Show from Saturday, February 24 through Sunday, March 4, 2018. Whether you’re a car buff, just browsing or in the market for a new vehicle, check out more than 500 new vehicles on display on multiple show floors. Open to the public, this annual event allows attendees to check out the newest in car technology and test drive over 35 vehicles. The Greater Milwaukee Auto Show is the best place to research 2018’s hottest models, see Milwaukee’s finest custom and restored cars. The 2018 Greater Milwaukee Auto Show presented by ADAMM— Wisconsin Center 400 West Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53203. Saturdays 10 am - 10 pm; Sundays 10 am - 6 pm; MondayThursday 3 pm - 9 pm; and Friday 1 pm - 9 pm.
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ONCE AGAIN, River’s End Gallery makes the Southeast Wisconsin art scene sparkle with its annual Studio Art Glass month-long event, the largest studio art glass display in Wisconsin. Don’t miss the opportunity to purchase any glass item at special 20 percent off the artist’s regular pricing throughout February. Our cold Wisconsin February sizzles with the romance and glitz of contemporary fused glass panels and functional table top pieces as well as hand blown glass sculptures, vases, candlesticks, lamps and wall blossoms, all at hotly reduced pricing. Lovers and collectors of studio art glass look forward to this annual February event, now in its ninth year. The River’s End Gallery is hosting the event in both locations, historic downtown Waukesha (only open on Saturdays) and in The Village of Elm Grove (open Tuesday–Saturday). You can own unique, one of a kind items guaranteed to make that quiet corner in your home pop with color and light. As diverse as the individual artist, statement pieces abound. Glass, as a medium, offers the unique option for the artist to “paint” with
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glass materials. Indeed, many glass artists consider themselves painters, specializing in the landscape, the culturally iconic, the abstract, the realistic, or the impressionist while amplifying the genre with this molten medium. Your favorite glass artists from Wisconsin and throughout the country present their finest work. Wisconsin’s own Pat Casanova, Dale and Kathleen Eggert, Colleen Ott, Scott Simmons, and Cheryl Woodley are well represented. North American favorites still include Paul Willsea and Carol O’Brien, Virgil Jones, Steve Brewster, John and Heather Fields, Corey Hubbell, Mark Rosenbaum, Cheryl Sattler, Robinson Scott, Jim Loewer,
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table top pieces, including cheese trays with utensils, cracker and relish dishes, serving trays, wine coasters and bright food service pieces of all shapes and styles. They offer contemporary, colorful, flashy pieces for everyday or holiday use. “There is no greater selection in Wisconsin for you to pick up that special Valentine’s Day gift for a loved one,” explained Joan Skimmons, owner of River’s End Gallery. “Interior designers and collectors anticipate this event to find a perfect statement piece for any room. With two locations, River’s End Gallery can offer double the viewing and buying opportunity and we will gift wrap your gift for you.” The River’s End Gallery is located at 890
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IN DELAFIELD NESTLED QUIETLY in the Town of Delafield behind a privacy gate, there is a little bit of Europe which few have the opportunity to see. The 27-acre gently rolling landscape with beautiful yards and horse pastures carved out among the trees are accented by three private ponds. The manor of the property is a stunning French Country home. Its many architectural details create a bold, exciting statement and beckon one inside. A walk around the home shows a lower level with daylight windows, a stunning, multi-level brick and stone patio sits majestically above the lawn. Windows and skylights welcome the views and light of setting suns. Inside of the home is no less spectacular. Open spaces with exquisite millwork are the norm throughout the home and its design offers interesting lines and gentle level changes, all to take If you would like more information on this property, contact Jon Spheeris at Coldwell Banker EliteÂŽ at 262-490-5558. FEBRUARY 2018
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An executive office with hardwood paneled walls, built-in bookcases and marble fireplace is a wonderful feature for those who may work from home. A beautiful tray-ceiling formal dining room with plaster finishes and crown molding completes the public areas of the home’s main floor. Finally, however, a soughtafter main floor master suite is large, light and welcomes the sun with its many windows. The marble en suite bath with spacious jetted tub and intricate crown moldings provides an elegant getaway. The homes other bedrooms as well as a comfortable sitting area occupy the
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second level of this home with lovely westerly views of their own. This spectacular 27-acre estate is offered on its own or, for further seclusion and enjoyment, an additional 21.4 acres is available for purchase. The gently rolling landscape continues onto this portion of the property which features a ten-box horse barn with a wash room, tack room and large, fenced paddocks. A perfect opportunity for those dreaming of their own equestrian estate! The home is offered at $1,395,000 and the horse land is $495,000. Both are represented by Jon Spheeris of Coldwell Banker Elite. For your private showing, contact Jon at 262-490-5558 or email@example.com. n
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FLORIDA LIFESTYLE AN UNBELIEVABLE WATERFRONT home in Venice Florida on beautiful Roberts Bay. Captivating panoramic water views of the bay and the Intracoastal Waterway on the Island of Venice. Docks up to 2 boats complete with deep sailboat water. Minutes to the Gulf of Mexico with no bridges. Coastal style residence on cul-de-sac features open floor plan with vast expanses of newer glass windows and sliding glass doors creating a light and bright interior setting, the scene for everyday enjoyment and entertaining. Private waterfront suite offers a walk-out screened lanai to patio and dock area. Kitchen features a breakfast bar with expansive wraparound counter and cabinets to the dining area. Foyer closet/extra storage. Laundry and utility room. Meticulously maintained. Parking for 3 cars. Come start living the Florida lifestyle you have always dreamed of in paradise. n If you would like more information on this property, contact Tim Kelm at Coldwell Banker at 941-260-7168. FEBRUARY 2018
n GREEK ISLANDS Continued from page 14
this island. The island is also famous for its petrified forest and numerous olive groves. Patmos
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Among Christians, Patmos is a very popular place to visit. At the time of the Bible writer John, one of the twelve disciples of Jesus, Patmos was a place of imprisonment. John identifies Patmos as his location when he was writing the book of Revelation. Today, Patmos, with a population of well under 5,000 people,
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remains a major historical site, with tourists often outnumbering residents. Rhodes The Colossus of Rhodes is one of the Seven
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apart. Rhodes is the largest of the Greek islands
in the Aegean Sea. You can see a wide variety of
architecture and ruins from a variety of periods. Samos Samos is typically Mediterranean, being
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made up mostly of vineyards and groves
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for growing grapes, olives, nuts, and citrus. If you’re a wine and olive enthusiast, make sure to include Samos in your Greek island vacation. Samos is known for its rich history of democracy. Samos was the home of such great thinkers as Pythagoras and Aristarchus. It was a strategic location for a navy, and at various points was controlled by various nations for use as a naval port. The result for modern tourists is a rich history to explore. Symi Symi is another of the Greek islands that
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has been under the control of a variety of nations. It was a strategic location for naval warfare and trade. In fact, for many centuries Symi was one of the wealthiest of the islands because of its rich trade. This is significant
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because the population of Symi has less than 3,000 permanent residents. Today, Symi isn’t so important in trade, but it is a beautiful place to visit with a rich set of ruins and histories from various conquering nations. n
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CAPE COD A FABULOUS Wally Lang Cape Cod with numerous updates in Mequon. A large entertaining floor plan. A wonderful remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, opens into a two-story great room, an oversized living room and dining room. The main floor also includes an inviting private office/den. This residence contains four large bedrooms including a dramatic master suite with a cathedral ceiling and newly updated bath. The second floor has two additional baths. There is also a spacious finished lower level. The property has a professionally landscaped yard with a fantastic bluestone patio surrounded by a red brick knee wall. This home features a new roof and new Pella windows throughout. This pristine home will not last long! n If you would like more information on this property, contact Mike Quinlevan at Shorewest RealtorsÂŽ at 414-807-6453. FEBRUARY 2018
b y G e r t r u d e M . Pu e l i c h e r
HAVE YOU ever looked back in the late
He is the radiance of thy dawn.
evening on your day’s beginning? Dispirited,
To Him address thy lay.
struggling with a sense of discouragement
Take thy first walk with God,
kind of day’s beginning, that children
and frustration, have you wondered why
Let Him go forth with thee,
were not rushed off to school in a flurry
the entire day seemed so purposeless, so
By stream or Mountain path,
of dire admonitions by mothers who were
disappointing and unrewarding? Haven’t you
Seek still His company.
themselves in a flurry because late rising
often said to yourself as you felt too listless
Thy first transaction be
had resulted in late breakfasts, or none at
even to get ready for what should be a night’s
With God Himself above
all, and rising tempers. Time and speed
rest: “What is the use of it all? What have I
Then shall thy business prosper well
have been ruthless enemies to the spiritual
accomplished? Is any of this worthwhile?”
And all thy day be love.
progress of our nation.
Henry Ward Beecher, a nineteenth
As one reads today’s news captions,
brief prayer of thankfulness for God’s grace. There was a time, as a result of this
Families are the backbone of a nation.
century clergyman and the father,
as one listens to news commentators,
Families too busy to take out time for God
incidentally, of Harriet Beecher Stowe, stated
one realizes the time has come for every
are the first link in a nation’s downfall.
a profound truth that may explain why so
thinking person to return to the simple
often our days seem without purpose. He
faith of this nation’s founding fathers. Some
are an unhappy, unimportant segment
said, “The first hour of the morning is the
of our finest statesmen, and there was a
of our population regardless of what
rudder of the day.”
time when America had many statesmen
contributions they believe they make
What could he have meant? Probably
Despite the cynics, and they
worthy of the name, began the day with
to the world of letters or science, let us
what the poet meant who wrote the very
their families by reading aloud a Psalm.
work individually until our efforts evolve
There was a day when families, gathered
nationally by heeding Beecher’s words.
Begin the day with God,
around a breakfast or dinner table, not a
“The first hour of the morning is the
He is thy sun and day,
snack bar, took time to bow their heads in a
rudder of the day.” n E X C L U S I V E LY Y O U R S
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MEQUON Quality built and updated home. Spacious rooms, and a great floor plan. New kitchen opens to the family room and is great for entertaining. Large living and dining rooms offer overflow for larger groups. Four bedrooms and two updated baths up. Finished lower makes a great place for children’s play. Relax on the spacious deck overlooking the large, landscaped yard and manicured common area beyond. New roof and many new windows. $589,000 #13397
FOX POINT Sensational views over Lake Michigan from this updated contemporary. Vaulted barrel ceilings, walls of windows, open floor plan and great room sizes. Kitchen offers cook top island, SubZero and Bosch appliances and opens to huge pantry with meal planning center. Living room with over sized fireplace and wet bar. Main floor den and spacious master suite, both with fabulous views! Two bedrooms and bath up. Finished lower level rec room with a natural fireplace. Breathtaking yard offers stone patio with gas fire pit and wood deck. One of Fox Point’s best. $799,000 #84637
MEQUON Warm and inviting Colonial on a great cul-de-sac lot. This updated home with all neutral décor is move in ready with new carpet and paint. Granite kitchen with center island and SS appliances opens to large family room. First floor office/den could be 5th bedroom with nearby full bath. Inviting sunroom. Four bedrooms up including huge master suite with sitting area, oversized closet and partially updated bath. Set on a private lot with a wooded back drop. $534,900
MEQUON Brick French Provincial on a quiet cul-de-sac near River Club! Vaulted marble foyer, sunken living room with bay window, updated kitchen with granite and large island. Spacious rooms throughout make this home a natural for entertaining. Five bedrooms plus a warm and inviting first floor den/office. Finished lower level and second floor bonus room are an added plus. Private tree filled yard for summer enjoyment. A great opportunity!
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