Milwaukee loses great leader

Former Milwaukee Mayor Frank Zeidler died on Friday, July 7, at the age of 93. He was a principled mayor that served from 1948 to 1960. He lived by his principles until his final moments, and he will always be remembered for his generosity.

I had the honor of meeting Frank Zeidler when I was still in school. He came and spoke to one of my classes. Even at the age of 87, he was sharp and insightful, and he offered so many important lessons, such as taking care of those that need it, speaking out against war (this was before 9/11, mind you), and smart urban growth. It was truly remarkable to learn from one of Milwaukee’s greatest leaders.

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WordPress added to my site

I’ve been playing around with WordPress online, and I chose to migrate it to my site. However, it is still a work in progress. I am considering making it my content management software. This would likely replace DreamWeaver for my needs, although I could probably continue using DreamWeaver for designing the site. I will continue to test as time permits… my goal is to have something by next winter in place. Unfortunately, this will tie up posting other things to the site, so I may have to work double-duty to post vacation pics from Scotland and develop the new site (all in my spare time, right?).

My new WordPress blog