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.

Carp seemed like a good idea at the time or Don't mess with nature!

Environment, Government / Bureaucracy, Unintended consequences, WARNING, Water Surge in Asian carp could lead to expanded range Oct. 5, 2008

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Wow! What a rain and other musings

Just for fun!, Unintended consequences, Water

It has been a while since we had a rain like this morning's. Guess I won't be gardening today. But that is OK, we needed the rain.

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You Can't Wash Your Car But The Car Wash Can?

City of Brookfield, Development, Environment, Legislation, Water

It is watering restriction season for Waukesha County, but in Brookfield, lawn watering, pool filling, and car washing* is restricted whether you are on a private well or municipal water every day of the year.

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