Saturday, January 31, 2009
There are painted park benches all around the beach area of Pewaukee Lake. This one is in front of one of the shops across the street. Even in the winter, a sunny day can make it a nice place to take a break and watch the world go by - although you may have to brush off some snow first.
Friday, January 30, 2009
This frozen pot of artificial flowers sat neglected at the side of an old building downtown. A reminder of summer past and the summer that is yet to come. Note the remnants of snow inside the container? Only 4 (!) more months until May 31, the official date when you can finally plant annuals outside in this part of Wisconsin without fear of frost. Yep... it's a LONG, cold winter in Pewaukee :-)
Thursday, January 29, 2009
On downtown's Wisconsin Avenue, just across from the lake, is "Farber's" - an old-fashioned, storefront barber shop. Note the prices: Buzz Cut $5. Haircuts $10. While fancy salons are folding all around us, this little place is still open for business!
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
This cute little cafe is located in an old Victorian-style house near the "downtown" area of the village of Pewaukee. Great coffee and live music some evenings. A nice alternative to the ubiquitous Starbucks. Sadly, due to the economy - like so many other places - it was recently forced to close.