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About The Observer

Quite succinctly, Kenosha, Wisconsin-based journalist Daniel Thompson, formerly of Kenosha News, created The Uptown Observer, a news media site, in the fall of 2020.

The site focus is on community news, the Kenosha music scene, photography and what we call “Humanity-Centered Stories” ⏤ pieces focusing on the feelings, thoughts and experiences that we all share as human beings.

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Listening To: Spare Animals’ “Better Winds” (review)

If I had to sum up Kenosha County musicians Spare Animals’ latest EP, “Better Winds”, it would be this: instrumental reverence and nostalgia for music of childhood coupled with the lyrical maturity of looking back decades later. In fact, many of us are bound to have old music from our own lives conjured up in…

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preach; future; choice; mental health; daniel thompson; kenosha journalist; uptown observer

Mental Health Moment: You CAN practice what you preach

A little while back, I told you that you CAN take a break. And now, after the past week or so, you (and I) know that I do practice what I preach now.  If you preach taking space, take space Recently, I realized that my world had gotten too big.  I was having a plethora…

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overanalyze; okay: mind; difference; mental health; #thatkenoshajournalist; daniel thompson

Mental Health Moment: You CAN let it go, don’t overanalyze

It’s no surprise to people who know me well that I have an incredibly hard time letting a thought go. I overanalyze everything ⏤ even things that will never probably have any real significance to my life. And don’t even get me started on the pains of moral choices in video games.   Overanalysis will kill…

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