The Perfect Wisconsin Gift

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Having grown up in Wisconsin, I find many of the descriptions in this book to be somewhat nostalgic. While the people described are primarily transplants or visitors from Illinois, the following quote made me stop and laugh. Of all the things I have seen and read (over decades of time), this is one of the most perfect descriptions of the kinds of things people in Wisconsin will do (as well as the reasons behind the actions):

To celebrate the cabin’s completion and the bond of their friendship, Ted presented Erle and Clara with an eight-point buck to hang over the rustic oak mantle as a housewarming gift.”

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