Saturday, June 19, 2021

Jeanne Ann Manchester Jackson (1947-2021) Warren Area High School class of 1965


1965 Dragon yearbook

Warren Times Observer

1967 Warren City Directory

  • Basil and Marian live in Clarendon according to the county section
1983 Warren City Directory

The popularity of Jeanne as a baby name is graphed here.  Let's take a look at grandson Holden. 

Holden debuted on the baby names chart 36 years after the publication of J. D. Salionger's Catcher in the Rye.

Other members of the class of 1965:


Meet Scott Walker, unregenerate racist


Here he is in one of his most revealing sycophantic poses.  (Recognize the other racist?)

Here's what Li'l Scooter tweeted today.


Recommended reading for the governor who inflicted so much damage on The Wisconsin Idea.

Let's tell it like it is:  "racially conservative" = racist.

New SSM Health facility on Fish Hatchery Road on Madison's south side: June construction site visit

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3/20/2021 update starts here

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2/3/2021 update starts here

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1/13/2021 update starts here

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12/2/2020 update starts here

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11/9/2020 update starts here

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10/3/2020 update starts here

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8/24/2020 update starts here

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7/2/2020 update starts here

Retiring Guy let this project slip off his radar for awhile, missed the razing as a result.

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3/17/2020 update starts here

Original 2/13/2020 post starts here

The current site at 1313 Fish Hatchery Road

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SSM Health details proposed $75 million, 5-story clinic on Fish Hatchery Road.  (Wisconsin State Journal, 12/18/2019)
After changing sites, SSM Health is unveiling revised plans for a $75 million first phase of a multi-decade redevelopment that will eventually be the biggest project ever on Madison’s South Side. 
The new plans call for a five-story, 180,000-square-foot clinic to replace its three-story, nearly 60-year-old facility of about the same size at 1313 Fish Hatchery Road. The new clinic would be just north of the existing one.

Rendering of what's proposed

And shots of where it will be built

Mixed-use development at 1224 South Park Street in Madison WI (June construction site visit)


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Renderings found at Madison Plan Commission

5/7/2021 update starts here

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Original 12/2/2020 post starts here.

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Joe Krupp is proposing to demolish the vacant, 13,954-square-foot Wingra Creek Center, 1224 S. Park St., which was built in 1957 and renovated in 1974, for a new structure with 4,062 square feet of first-floor commercial space, 59 apartments and underground and enclosed parking for vehicles and bicycles.

Reading and marking the G. & C. Merriam way


Approximately the way I remember it being done when I worked there in the 1970s.  (The heading and source would be typed, of course.)

New York Times, 6/8/2021

Related reading:

Merriam-Webster (highlight added)