Volume 19, Issue 14 – Section 1

In this issue

  • The Regulatory Horrors of Small Business

    Several Door County small business horror stories were exchanged the morning of June 18 when the Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) and Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB) hosted a business roundtable with representatives of the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA).

  • Gary Jobson Featured Speaker at Yacht Club Fundraiser

    The name may not have been officially bestowed on him, but Gary Jobson is the ambassador of sailing. Since January 2005 when he was declared cancer-free after being diagnosed with the blood cancer lymphoma in 2003, Jobson has spoken to hundreds of groups about sailing.

  • What You Might Not Have Known About Melanie

    Some called her the female Bob Dylan because she helped break open the singer/songwriter genre we know today. Others were inspired by her, like Elton John who told her he wrote “Crocodile Rock” because she made it okay to perform silly songs.

  • Northern Door Volleyball League

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • Norb Blei & The Clearing

    When Norbert Blei died on April 23, it marked the end of an era for The Clearing and Door County. For 40-plus years, he was a “fixture” on this peninsula, including the 128-acre part of the peninsula that is The Clearing.

  • Vietnam Vets Sought for Old Glory Honor Flight to D.C.

    Old Glory Honor Flight is organizing a free trip in August to Washington, D.C., for Wisconsin veterans of the Vietnam War. The trip will give 100 Vietnam veterans the opportunity to visit the nation’s Capitol and see the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Smithsonian American History Museum and Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Your Representatives in the News

    State Assembly Representative Garey Bies Bies co-wrote, along with eight other rural legislators, a guest column in the Baraboo News Republic defending the state budget bill.

  • Egg Harbor Town Board Voted Not to Support Lower Speed Limit on Section of Highway T

    • The Egg Harbor Town Board voted not to support a lower speed limit on a section of County Highway T. The Village of Egg Harbor requested the Door County Highway Department lower the speed limit to 35 mph from the current 55 mph between Division Street and State Highway 42.

  • Sister Bay Property Owners Invited to Open Book Session

    • Village of Sister Bay property owners are invited to the village’s Open Book Session on Tuesday, June 25, from 10 am – 4 pm in the large meeting room at the village fire station.

  • Manufacturing Space

    The Sturgeon Bay Industrial Park is growing, just in time to make space for expanding companies. Hatco, a commercial kitchen products manufacturer, is adding 65,000 square-feet of production, office and training space, said Bill Chaudoir, executive director of the Door County Economic Development Corporation.

  • Add to Door County’s Archives

    The Door County Historical Society wants your help. A photo of the Leathem D. Smith Shipyard employee band was found in its photograph storage, and the historians want to know who is pictured.

  • Brian Annen Hired as Gibraltar Elementary Principal

    Brian Annen has always made art and music a part of his family’s life, and for him Gibraltar Area Schools is a perfect fit. “It’s always been part of our routine and our daily life – doing things that center around art and music, especially the theater,” Annen said.

  • Why Did the Turtle Cross the Road?

    Baileys Harbor resident Scott Williams rescued this painted turtle on the evening of June 13 as it made what appeared to be a suicidally slow crossing of County E near Coyote Roadhouse.

  • Knigge Introduces Raw Vitality Foods to Door County

    Cindy Knigge of Sturgeon Bay recently received her raw food chef and instructor certification from Living Light Culinary Institute, a world premiere raw vegan chef school in Fort Bragg, Cali.

  • Warm Up Your Week With Beach Yoga

    There’s nothing like a morning stretch session on the beach to wind down from a busy weekend and gear up for the upcoming week “Doing yoga on the beach with that beautiful view of the bay, and the sailboats coming through and the gulls overhead – it’s just the perfect combination to be able to do yoga in a natural environment,” said Kathy Navis, instructor and owner of Junction Center Yoga Studio in Jacksonport.

  • June, The Moon of Weeds

    June, the month, should be renamed “Weed” to better understand its place in the realm of the farm summer. According to farm cosmology weeds come in two forms: noxious and evil.

  • Hilary Dickinson Releases “Dogs of Door County”

    Hilary Dickinson, life-long Door County vacationer and unabashed dog lover, has combined these two loves by creating a new book, Dogs of Door County.

  • American Life in Poetry: Column 410

    If you’ve followed this column through a good part of the seven years we’ve been publishing it, you know how hooked I am on poems that take a close look at the ordinary world.

  • Olde Ellison Bay Days features Pie Baking Contest

    I love pie – the sweet filling and flakey crust, warm and with a touch of vanilla ice cream. I remember mom’s blueberry pie bursting with gorgeous flavors; even the smell of my and my Dad’s favorite store-bought Sara Lee pie – Dutch apple – drove me to the brink of madness until it cooled enough for a bite.

  • Stars of “Feed the Fish” Marshal Olde Ellison Bay Days Parade

    Mike Matzdorff is both happy and proud to be sharing Olde Ellison Bay Day parade marshaling duties with his uncle Tony Shalhoub. “I’m from Green Bay. I was born there.

  • Please, No Pedestal for Rachel Barton Pine

    Classical violinist Rachel Barton Pine has her own YouTube channel. Her website is perhaps the most inviting and user friendly that you’ll find from anyone in music.

  • Q&A – Questions & Artists – Cheryl Stidwell Parker

    I first met Cheryl Stidwell Parker years ago when she joined the Door County Art League. At a board meeting, we were told we were going to have a new member full of energy and great ideas.

  • Northern Door YMCA May Build Outdoor Pickleball Court

    Northern Door pickleball players may not always be confined to the three weekly two-hour blocks designated for pickleball in the YMCA gym. The Northern Door YMCA is in the beginning stages of building an outdoor pickleball court to provide more space and opportunity for players.

  • Volunteers Needed for Door County Triathlon

    Volunteers are needed for the Door County Triathlon, particularly on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of event weekend (July 19 - 21). Every volunteer receives a free t-shirt and is invited to enjoy a free pig and corn roast at the finish line party.

  • Running Green for Crossroads

    For years, Crossroads at Big Creek has hosted lectures on sustainability. The lectures were excellent, but the people who attended the lectures were, for the most part, already committed to sustainability.

  • YMCA Offers Swim Programs for All Ages

    With nearly 300 miles of shoreline and the swim season approaching, the Door County YMCA encourages children and parents in Door County to explore the many benefits of swimming, while keeping safety a priority.

  • 2013 Nor-Door Little League

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • Door County League Baseball

    Standings, results and schedule.

  • 2013 Women’s Double Header League Softball

    Standings, results & schedule.

  • Old Friends, Gremlins, Pacers & Robert Schuller … Oh My!

    Within the past few days, Harry, an old friend tracked me down. He was in the county helping his son track down a summer job and took time out to visit with me at the store.

  • The Worst Charities in America

    The Tampa Bay Times and the Center for Investigative Reporting recently published a list of “America’s 50 Worst Charities.” Collectively these 50 organizations raised $1.

  • Humans Apparently Did Fall Off a Turnip Truck

    Dedicated climate scientists are working diligently to find out what is happening to our climate – and our planet. Angela Marinoni is a researcher at the Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate in Bologna, Italy.

  • Article posted Wednesday, June 19, 2013 2:09pm

    92 - Percentage of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adults that say society has become more accepting of them in the past decade.

  • Updates on Roadwork Schedule

    The Economic Development Committee heard a presentation from Ken Bussard on business mentoring, business incubation and development of strategies to retain and attract businesses.

  • Highbush Cranberry – Emergency Bird Food

    One of the first Latin names of a group of plants I learned as a boy, purely by accident, was “viburnum” – a showy “snowball” shrub having lovely white spherical clusters of flowers.

  • Local Acupuncturist Works in Nepal

    Alison Beadell crossed oceans, continents and mountains to treat people in rural Nepal with acupuncture. “I really like how the recipients respond to it, how they feel,” Beadell said.

  • Volunteer Voices

    Imagine yourself sitting in a room day after day with little interaction from anyone except those caring for you. Think about how long a day must be and how you must miss the “little things” about living independently.

  • Article posted Wednesday, June 19, 2013 1:49pm

    A pair of one-year-olds receives special attention in this column. These are beautiful animals who deserve to be out of our shelter and in forever homes so they can live up to their full potential as dear companions.

  • Southern Door Community Church Welcomes New Pastor

    On June 16, Brock Weigum was installed as the new pastor of Southern Door Community Church. He and his wife Jody traveled from Washington to serve the congregation.

  • Harmony by the Bay Receives Donation

    The City of Sturgeon Bay thanks Pine Crest Village Assisted Living for their generous donation as the main sponsor for the 2013 Harmony by the Bay Summer Concert Series, which began June 19.

  • Celebrate Summer at Sunset Park

    On June 22, the Door County YMCA and City of Sturgeon Bay are celebrating summer with a Kickoff to Summer Celebration in Sunset Park from 10 am until 2 pm.

  • Bridal Chapel of Door County Hosts Rededication Ceremony

    On June 23, from 2 – 4 pm, a 125-year rededication ceremony will be held at the Bridal Chapel of Door County with an ice cream social and renewal of vows for couples who married at the chapel.

  • JHS Focuses on the LeClair Family

    On June 26 at 7 pm, the Jacksonport Historical Society will host a program focused on the LeClair family. The LeClair family was known to have great fishermen back in the day, which is one of the things Jacksonport was also known for.

  • Door County Secret Santa Serves Bloody “Merrys” at Olde Ellison Bay Days

    During Olde Ellison Bay Days, Bloody “Merrys” (Marys) will be sold at the Door County Secret Santa tent on June 29, beginning at 10 am. The tent will be set up along the parade route on Highway 42 between The Mink River Basin and Brew Coffeehouse.

  • Immanuel Lutheran Church Serves Spuds ‘n Splits

    On June 29 at 6 pm, Immanuel Lutheran Church in Baileys Harbor will serve Spuds 'n Splits, following the praise service. Enjoy a baked potato with your choice of toppings and then have a make-your-own banana split or ice cream sundae for dessert.

  • Bordui Foundation Names Scholarship Winners

    Carmen Stearn and Will Kitchens, seniors at Sturgeon Bay High School, have been named winners of the 2013 Bordui Foundation scholarship competition. Each will be awarded $12,000 toward their university attendance.

  • LDC Announces Graduating Class of 2013

    Leadership Door County (LDC) announced the graduation of the LDC Class of 2013 on June 18 at a gala fundraiser event at the Team Leadership Center in Sevastopol.

  • SBVC Needs Funds for Fireworks

    The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center (SBVC), a not-for-profit 501c3, organizes the Sturgeon Bay Fireworks, and needs help from the community. The annual financial support from the City of Sturgeon Bay was reduced for 2013.

  • FSA Announcements & Reminders

    The Wisconsin Farm Service Agency (FSA) has several reminders and announcements for producers and farmers. Due to the weather creating delays in planting, FSA extended the date to report prevented plant acreage to July 15.

  • Songwriter Teresa Tudury Headlines Celebrate Women! Luncheon

    Teresa Tudury, dynamic speaker, musician and writer from San Francisco, will be the keynote speaker for the Women’s Fund of Door County annual Celebrate Women! Luncheon on Aug.

  • A Colorful New Business in Sister Bay: Spot

    After stepping into Jennie Bexell’s new shop in downtown Sister Bay, Spot, featuring bright, colorful, funky and affordable clothing, accessories, and “up-cycled” items, you would never guess she once owned a black wardrobe as a teenager.

  • DC Distillery is Only US Finalist at Ultimate Spirits Challenge

    Door County Distillery (DCD) recently received awards from the 2013 Ultimate Spirits Challenge (USC) in New York for their ultra-premium Luminous Vodka, and artisan Lighthouse Gin.

  • DC Deli Grand Opening Party Features Big Mouth Quartet

    After a hiatus, the DC Deli reopened at 8037 Highway 57 in Baileys Harbor. Located in what was previously Espresso Lane, owners Candice and Boyd Finell have transformed their new building into a classy and affordable dining spot.

  • Grasse’s Grill Now Serves Breakfast

    Grasse’s Grill in Sister Bay has started to serve breakfast at 8 am on the weekends, Friday through Sunday. They will serve homemade dishes, vegetarian options, and locally sourced products such as jam, syrup, juices and Door County produce.

  • Nor Door Adult Day Services Welcomes New Team Leader

    Nor Door Adult Day Services welcomes Tracey Fitzgerald to the Adult Day Center as the new Team Leader. Fitzgerald graduated from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cites in 1994 with a B.

  • Door 44 is Open for Summer Season

    Door 44 Winery, located on Highway 42/57 in Sturgeon Bay, is now open 9 am – 5 pm daily. Visit Door 44 to view the Barrel Aging Room and taste brand new wines only available at the winery.

  • Yvonne Torres Named One of 30 Future Leaders of Destination Marketing

    Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) has named Yvonne Torres, Membership Liaison of the Door County Visitor Bureau (DCVB), as one of 30 future leaders of the destination marketing industry.

  • DCHS Budget Buoyed by Local Businesses

    Shipwrecked Brew Pub, Avenson Photography and Mojo Rosa’s Restaurant have rallied around the Door County Humane Society (DCHS) and created unique fundraisers.

  • Woodwalk Concert Series Opens with Sons of the Never Wrong

    Jeanne Kuhns’s Woodwalk Concert Series announces a lineup of diverse local and national acts to grace the stage in the gallery barn this summer. Surrounded by the works of Margaret Lockwood and other artists, musicians perform original songs to appreciative audiences under high barn ceilings, gorgeous wood beams and walls soaked with the music of the ages.

  • June Ends with Stellar Performances at DCA

    The Door Community Auditorium (DCA) has an impressive lineup of music scheduled for late June. On June 21 at 8 pm, DCA will present an evening of music by legendary South African vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo.

  • Birds of Chicago to Make Two Door County Appearances

    Birds of Chicago will make two stops in Door County in June – on June 21, 6:45 pm, at the Trueblood Performing Arts Center on Washington Island; and June 22, 8 pm, at The Lodge at Leathem Smith in Sturgeon Bay.

  • Katie Dahl Plays Wednesdays at The Cookery

    The Cookery’s wine bar will feature Katie Dahl on Wednesday evenings at 8 pm throughout the summer starting June 26. Dahl is a Door County folksinger known for her sharp-witted lyrics, intricate melodies, and engaging performances.

  • Performers Announced for “Songs of Doc Heide” at DCA

    Doc Heide, co-founder of American Folklore Theatre (AFT), has announced the lineup for a special event at Door Community Auditorium (DCA) on July 23 at 8 pm.

  • Small Forest to Play at MacReady’s Bread Company Every Monday

    MacReady Artisan Bread Company and Small Forest (Jeanne Kuhns, Pat Palmer, Marybeth Mattson) team up for MacReady’s Music on Mondays, 4:30 – 6 pm. Small Forest will play on MacReady’s lawn every Monday throughout the summer season.

  • Lumberjack Cash Sticks Around after Steel Bridge Songfest

    Lumberjack Cash comes up for Steel Bridge Songfest as a songwriter and performer, and every year he sticks around for a week or two to play shows, enjoy Door County and play Frisbee golf.

  • Spider Expert Conducts Citizen Science Project at Newport

    Newport State Park will host a couple Arachnid events in late June. On June 28 at 6 pm, the lecture “Arachnids: Sexual Encounters of the Strange Kind” will be presented.

  • Lake Lessons Resume at Baileys Harbor Town Hall

    As Door County swings into summer, The Ridges Sanctuary is offering programs and activities for families, adults and children. Lake Lessons, the Thursday evening speaker series, continues on June 27 at 7 pm at the Baileys Harbor Town Hall.

  • “Everything and Nothing” Screened at North Ephraim Theater

    The North Ephraim Theater will show Everything and Nothing, a film by Matt Troge & Benjamin Klema on June 22 at 9pm. In this psychological thriller, a girl named Ann receives a mysterious note that leads to her finding an ominous box sitting in the woods.

  • Free Family Programs Offered at Crossroads

    To encourage outdoor activities and learning, Crossroads at Big Creek offers free family programs Monday through Thursday at 1:30 pm (rain or shine) throughout the summer.

  • Relive the Days of Tall Ships in Sturgeon Bay

    The Door County Maritime Museum and Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club are hosting a member event on the waterfront at the Sturgeon Bay Yacht Club when the vessels from the Baylake Bank Tall Ship Festival arrive in Sturgeon Bay.

  • Get Unplugged at Peninsula State Park

    Peninsula State Park Staff Sam Johnson and Erin Solawetz helped create a new display, inviting visitors to “unplug” at Peninsula State Park.

  • Organist Erik Suter Returns to Door County

    Organist Erik Suter returns to Door County to present a concert of organ music at Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church on June 23 at 7 pm. A native of Chicago and an internationally acclaimed musician, Suter served as organist at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC for nearly 10 years.

  • “The Glass Menagerie” Performances Begin at TAP

    The opening night performance of The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams, is slated for June 26 at 7:30 pm at Third Avenue Playhouse (TAP). The play will be performed through July 19, but the opening performance will benefit Ministry Door County Medical Center Dental Clinic; a portion of all ticket sales will be donated to the clinic.

  • Birch Creek Symphony Orchestra Begins Concert Season

    Birch Creek Music Performance Center opens its 38th concert season on June 27 with symphony concerts that run June 27 – 30 and July 4 – 6 and feature the Birch Creek Symphony Orchestra performing in the historic Dutton Concert Barn on campus.

  • Bjِrklunden Offers “A Song in my Heart” Seminar

    From July 21 – 27, Lawrence University’s Bjِrklunden will offer the seminar, “‘A Song in my Heart’ with Dale Duesing.” Lorenzo Hart wrote, “I always knew / I would live life through / with a song in my heart” in 1929, but he might as well have been referring to Duesing, the Grammy-award winning lyric baritone and 1967 graduate of Lawrence University.

  • The Voices of Rock at DCA

    On July 6, “Elvis and Orbison: The Voices of Rock,” a tribute to two of music’s greatest legends, will be performed at Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek.

  • World War II Era Items Sought for Museum Display

    The Door County Historical Museum will feature a display of items relating to the World War II era on June 22 & 23, 10 am – 4 pm. This display began last year and new items were added, thanks to contributions by people with memories or artifacts of that time.

  • First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt to Visit Ephraim

    The Ephraim Library Fund, Inc., will present its second Notable Women in History presentation on June 22. The program features Jessica Michna as First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, in a fascinating “first person” review of her life and times.

  • Tea and Style Show at Fish Creek’s Old Town Hall

    The Gibraltar Historical Association (GHA) of Fish Creek is hosting another Tea and Style Show at the Old Town Hall. In collaboration with the Ephraim Historical Foundation, they are exhibiting wedding gowns from the 1850s – 1950s… one hundred years of silk and lace and pin tucks and bustles…perhaps created for families from northern Door County.

  • Mark Moran to Appraise Items at Heritage Village

    What’s it worth? That “family heirloom” or the junk in the basement could be worth something or nothing. To find out, ask appraiser Mark Moran on June 30, from 2 pm to 6 pm, when he visits Heritage Village at Big Creek.

  • Wine and Beer Meet at Door County Beer Fest

    “Really?” I thought when I saw Golden Knot and Crimson Crossing being offered at the Door County Beer Fest held on June 15. Perhaps you haven’t heard of the strange pairings of chardonnay and merlot, respectively, with wheat ale.

  • The Cheese Insider

    Brick cheese is a Wisconsin original, created in 1877 by John Jossi, a Swiss born cheesemaker. Jossi came to America in 1857 with his family as a twelve-year-old.


    Two-year-old Tyler Kluge loved the baby goats he met at The Farm near Sturgeon Bay so much, he wanted to be just like them.

  • Congratulations to Art Walrabenstein

    The green grass, sunshine so beautiful me thinks It’s the time of the year when many hit the links. In DC we’re so blessed golf courses abound, And well-groomed Peninsula among the finest around.

  • Article posted Tuesday, June 18, 2013 2:57pm

    Dear Mary Pat, I feel guilty. There has recently been an influx of lilacs throughout the Door Peninsula. I love the scent, the color, and wanted to fill a few vases with the beautiful spring blossoms.

  • Overheard, Shout Outs and Pet Peeves

    Are there tid-bits of conversations you’ve heard while standing in line at the grocery store, serving a table, or walking down the sidewalk that make you smile, cringe or laugh out loud?

  • Article posted Tuesday, June 18, 2013 2:52pm

    Gemini (May 21 – June 21): Congratulations will come your way this month when results of the Ellison Bay bake-off are announced and your corn bread entry is judge to taste most like tree bark.

  • Article posted Tuesday, June 18, 2013 2:39pm

    Tony Shalhoub, star of "Feed the Fish" and this year’s Olde Ellison Bay Days’ Parade Marshall, holds season tickets to which NFL team?

  • There’s Something for Everybody at Bay Ridge

    As Highway 42 stretches north from the Door County border, every few miles there lays a golf course. There are a few in Sturgeon Bay and a clump near Egg Harbor before reaching Peninsula State Park in Ephraim.

  • Pete Mogg Sets Course Record at Horseshoe Bay

    Horseshoe Bay Golf Club (HBGC) professional Pete Mogg had a memorable round last Wednesday. Mogg made nine birdies and nine pars at Horseshoe Bay on his way to a personal and course record, 63.

  • Golf League Results

    League results from around Door County.

  • Golf Events

    Golf events from around the county.

  • Summer Exhibits at The Flying Pig Gallery & Greenspace

    Worlds Within – A Journey Through a Universe of Glass will be on exhibit from June 22 through July 28. Artist Kimberly Lyon’s macrophotography of kiln-formed glass art reveals the intriguing and amazing images created by flowing molten glass.

  • Learn to Make Beads at Morning Mist Studio

    Come learn how to make beautiful glass beads with Rachel Sims of Fuzzishü on July 23 & 24. Two sessions will be held in the morning, 9 am – 12 pm, and in the afternoon, 1:30 – 4:30 pm.

  • iPhone Photography Workshop at Glas

    Suzanne Rose Fine Art Photography + Workshops presents an iPhone Photography Workshop at Glas Coffeehouse from 8 am – 3 pm on July 6. Through classroom instruction and mini field trips, Rose will guide you through her personal process and workflow on this digital device.

  • Classes and Events at Artists Guild

    Air-dry Clay Flower Pots is the subject for the June 25, 10 am – 12 pm, session of Tuesdays with Jen at Artists Guild in Sturgeon Bay. Jennifer Aldrich teaches the weekly class, intended for adults of any skill level.

  • JCC Features Hand-carved Figures

    Jacksonport Craft Cottage & Gifts currently features carved Cypress Knees by local artist Pat Klitzman. Klitzman began carving years go after receiving a beginner’s set of carving tools, a block of wood and a book from her husband Ken.

  • Ellison Bay Pottery Announces Weekly Demonstrations

    Get up close and personal with the potters at Ellison Bay Pottery during their twice weekly, free demonstrations on Tuesday, 10 am – 12 pm, and Thursday, 1 – 3 pm.

  • New Black & White Photo Series at Wyatt’s Gallery

    Wyatt’s Gallery has introduced a new series of black and white images named “Tools of the Trade” which includes collectible cameras, telephones and typewriters.

  • “Cheesehead Devotional” Author Wins Best New Writer Award

    Local author Judy DuCharme, of Ellison Bay, recently won Best New Writer 2013 at the Write to Publish Conference in Wheaton, Ill. The conference is held annually and celebrated its 40th year of assisting writers to meet publishers, editors, and agents in order to improve the craft and heart of writing.

  • Where’s Your Submission?

    The deadline for our annual Peninsula Pulse's annual Hal Grutzmacher’s Writers' Exposé and Photography Jubilee is coming up! You have nothing to lose by submitting your fantastic poetry, prose, or photos – except the chance to win a gorgeous mug from Clay Bay Pottery, some cash, and the opportunity to be published in the pages of the Pulse.

  • Library Book Sales are Underway

    Local farmers markets aren’t the only place to find hearty sustenance this summer. To coincide with the Saturday morning Sturgeon Bay Farm Market, the Friends of Door County Libraries will hold Saturday morning used book sales.

  • On Overlanding: Why Americans Should Get on the Truck

    The nights we bush camp it feels like we are having an authentic African adventure. Helena spends her time looking for creatures. She fawns over beetles and moths, cooing about how beautiful they are. Tiny lightening bugs send yellow bursts of light through the forest making it look enchanted.

  • A Sweet Soundtrack Awaits

    Humans’ love of music has baffled scientists for ages. Who was the first person to realize a tune produced a sense of pleasure? What is it about a melody that draws us in? Why am I dancing like an ‘80s rock star in a crowded bar, clapping and ‘woohooing’ for a group of strangers making noise?