Practically Speaking

Kyle and her husband moved to Brookfield in 1986. She became active in local politics and started blogging in 2004. Her focus is primarily on local issues but often includes state and national topics, too. Kyle looks at things from the taxpayers' perspective in a creative, yet down to earth way, addressing them from a practical point of view.

Yikes, I almost had a Chernobyl

Good food / recipes, Technology gone awry

Almost had a meltdown yesterday after I turned on my oven to start dinner. I threw in 3 sweet potatoes, set the temperature and did some other kitchen-y things. I thank God I did not set it to auto-start and leave as is sometimes my habit.

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Can Elmbrook do that?

City of Brookfield, Elmbrook, Free

Someone brought to my attention that Wauwatosa Schools puts their school board meetings on Google video.

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Uncle Matt wants you--if you are 4 years old

4-K, Elmbrook, TAXES

If this picture and title seem a bit familiar, it is because I used it last April to discuss the district's desire to pull in every possible student--even if they were non-resident students. See: Uncle Matt wants you, even if it means we have to build bigger schools

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Lowes family trees

  Robert A. Niblock, President
1000 Lowe�s Boulevard
Mooresville, NC  28117
Primary Phone: 1-800-445-6937
Secondary Phone: 704-758-1000
Fax: 336-658-4766
E-Mail: Robert A. Niblock, Lowe's

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Does 4K deserve tax dollars?

4-K, Elmbrook, TAXES

On November 27th,  Elmbrook's school board will decide the very important question of should we continue or discontinue 4K. We do not get to vote for or against it; our only opportunity to influence that decision is to contact the board members.

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