milwaukee weekend

img_4772Milwaukee.  The 90-mile-away city that we never visit.  But there we were for the wedding of one of Julia’s long time therapists who, years after she left Madison, we still miss.  A pretty wedding at the Milwaukee Yacht Club on a blue skied sunny fall day.  The chilly air was warmed by a sun enough to make the outdoor ceremony with dock and lake view utterly pleasant to sit through.   Although we knew no one but the bride, Julia was welcomed like a cousin. Ever generous, Michelle has for years shared Julia stories with her family, roommates and fellow marching band members.  And that eased our way into the party.  Julia exchanged news about Sonic and Mario with many willing listeners. And after dinner, Julia wanted to dance and found willing partners. Continue reading