Wordless Wednesday: Good Advice For Entering the Gate

Wouldn’t it be cool if all garden gates greeted you with this proclamation?

This was the image that welcomed us during a recent trip to Milwaukee. Read more about our experience at the Archdiocesan Marian Shrine.

A Marian Shrine Tucked in the Corner of a City

Over the weekend we visited Joel’s family near Milwaukee and on Saturday headed into the city to visit the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum (a great experience for the whole family!). After several hours exploring, we made our way to Balistreri’s Italian American Ristorante for some of the best darn pizza a person can find anywhere in the United States! As we neared the restaurant, I spotted this sign from the corner of my eye.

A double take! A Marian Shrine? Joel and I always make a special effort to get to Balistreri’s when we visit his family. We’ve been eating there for years. How had we missed this before? So after our . . . → Read More: A Marian Shrine Tucked in the Corner of a City