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Kevin Fischer is a veteran broadcaster, the recipient of over 150 major journalism awards from the Milwaukee Press Club, the Wisconsin Associated Press, the Northwest Broadcast News Association, the Wisconsin Bar Association, and others. He has been seen and heard on Milwaukee TV and radio stations for over three decades. A longtime aide to state Senate Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature, Kevin can be seen offering his views on the news on the public affairs program, "InterCHANGE," on Milwaukee Public Television Channel 10, and heard filling in on Newstalk 1130 WISN. He lives with his wife, Jennifer, and their lovely young daughter, Kyla Audrey, in Franklin.

Marriage is like taking a bath

Once you get used to it, it’s not so hot.

Or so a friend of mine likes to joke. 

The institution has long been and will continue to be a source of ribbing. But when marriage works, really works, it’s magical.

Today is World Marriage Day. At Mass today, our church bulletin contained a reprint of a column written last August by Lorraine Murray, the author of “Confessions of an Ex-Feminist.”

Read Secrets Of A Happy Catholic Marriage.

UPDATE: Recommended reading

A regular visitor to This Just In recommended I review the following and was right. It's worth a look and should have been included in Saturday's Recommended Reading roundup:

Blue Skies for Obama

"Media: Katrina crashes into New Orleans, FEMA responds feebly and President Bush is blamed for the loss of life and limb. Winter smacks middle America, killing 55, FEMA's late again, but President Obama gets a pass."

Could there possibly be anything wrong with this weekend's weather?

Well, yeh.

My most popular blogs

Most popular

As I post every Sunday, here are the top five most popular of my blog entries from the previous week:

1) Photos of the Week (2/1/09)

2) The Barking Lot (1/31/09)

3) Week-ends (1/31/09)

4) Recommended Reading (1/31/09)

5) Important Stimulus Payment Information

And juuuuuuuuuuuuuuuust missing the top 5:

How about this, Franklin dog lovers...

A Canadian's defense of America

Gordon Sinclair turned his June 1973 speech into a hit recording.

"The Americans" was climbing the charts and in the top 40, 35 years ago this week. It sounds ironically contemporary.


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