December 2008 Odd Wisconsin
Don Quixote may have tilted at windmills, but octogenarian handyman Willard L. Standish (1845-1938) made a living by climbing and repairing them. And that wasn't his only trick. Standish told inquirers, "When I was 13 years old I came out to Wisconsin from Rutland Co., Vermont, and was left to shift for myself. And I did some shifting. This was...
Posted in Odd Lives on December 28, 2008