Positive Quotes From Wisconsin Life
Since the project began in 2011, Wisconsin Life has met hundreds of people who've shared what brings them happiness. So we wanted to share with you a few joyful quotes we've gathered from some of our favorite radio and television stories.
“Sometimes, a song can really touch a person’s heart to the point where they’re like, ‘Okay, this is really what I needed in my life.’”
- Julia Love, speaking about her experiences singing in a gospel choir that has been singing together for almost 50 years.
"The biggest thrill I find is I get back into places out in the river and in the water [that] people can't get to if they've got their regular boats. I mean, I can kayak in two inches of water."
-John Clark, member of the Coulee Region Kayak Club talks about what he loves most about kayaking
“I think we kind of represent a group of women that are kind of fearless. They’re learning something new.”
-Mary Backus, a member of the Ukuladies, a group of 20 to 30 women
who come out to practice ukulele, socialize and sing.
“Now it’s in my blood. There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t set my day up to allow time to paint and if I don’t, I feel like something’s missing.”
- Sherry Ackerman, an artist who began painting in retirement and now encourages others to take up the art form