Gift giving often inspires noble intentions if less successful results. Writer David McGlynn tells us about his family’s gift giving history and how sometimes the best gift is the one you didn’t expect.
Manitowoc’s Aluminum Specialty Company became famous for its sparkling aluminum Christmas trees in the 1960s. Jerry Waak sold millions of trees during its heyday when he ran the company’s sales force. He tells us what made them so popular.
Thanks to the Wisconsin Historical Society for the photo.
Every fall for the past six years, the O’Brien family farm near Brooklyn hosts an Old Time Barn Dance that draws hundreds of people. It’s a potluck dinner and dance inside a former dairy barn. Seth Jovaag brings us the sound of this year’s event.