I’ve got an update on the Mineral Point City Cemetery! A group of concerned locals are working to restore it. What great news! Here’s a link to the story: http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/on-wisconsin-cemetery-restoration-in-mineral-point-takes-patience-persistence/article_b0cc19ca-493d-52bf-a74e-83ed9c202d8e.html
I fell in love with Mineral Point when I was on a school field trip in fifth grade. I couldn’t believe there was such a magical, historical place within driving distance of me. I felt like I had stumbled into another country and gone back in time, all at once. So one day I grew up and moved there.
It was kind of different in real life. By the time I moved there I had developed an affinity for organic, vegetarian take out food, being an anonymous face in a crowd who has a weedy yard, and wearing really cute shoes. Mineral Point is more about dusty boxes of Hamburger Helper, fastidious gardening, and Crocs. It was not exactly a mysterious, edgy wonderland. But Mineral Point will always hold a special place in my heart.
My favorite part of Mineral Point, the part that embodies the heart and soul I…
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