Screen with text: speak more science: musings from the stratosphere. -Jean Creighton

Secret Fabula Recap: Out of This World

Our first Secret Fabula of 2017 took us on a wild, out-of-this-world adventure. A sold-out crowd of about 70 Ex Fabula members and friends gathered in the intimate UWM Planetarium for team trivia and stories under the stars.

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Lee Ann and husband Bill Kingston laughing

Meet Lee Ann

With a new season well underway, it’s a great time to become an Ex Fabula member.  I recently talked with member Lee Ann Kingston to learn more about her and her Ex Fabula experiences. She’s a retired public school teacher, a mother of three, and a grandmother to five grandsons and a granddaughter.Continue reading “Meet Lee Ann”


Meet Jacqueline

by Ex Fabula blogger Kimberly M Ousley with Jacqueline Rice.

You’ve been to a few StorySlams, attended a workshop; perhaps you’ve volunteered a time or two. Looking for another way to get involved? How about a season membership? Ex Fabula memberships were introduced at the start of Season Five and have been in full swing ever since. Kimberly sat down with Jacqueline Rice to learn more about her interest in Ex Fabula and the reasons she became a member. 

Jacqueline is a Wisconsin native, librarian-at-large, mother, wife, wordsmith & caretaker of the environment. And though she’s traveled from Tobago to Tasmania, Milwaukee is her home.

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Secret Fabula Coffee at Stone Creek

by guest blogger Raina J. Johnson
photos by Elizabeth Dawson

I don’t know two things that are more universally accepted than coffee and story-telling. Both have stood the test of time. Even as technology advances, coffee and stories seem to remain timeless ways to bring people together for what is guaranteed to be a great time. Guests at Ex Fabula’s Secret Fabula were able to experience that sense of togetherness and community on Saturday at Stone Creek Coffee on 5th and St. Paul.

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Secret Fabula recap

Ryan serves up microgreens; photo by Elizabeth Dawson.
Ryan serves up microgreens; all photos by Elizabeth Dawson.

On Sunday the 3rd, Ex Fabula hosted a Secret Fabula event at Sugar Bee Farm and the Energy Exchange. Members were treated to a behind-the-scenes look at this unique organization that included a tour, a chance to try delicious sautéed mushrooms with fresh greens, a game of trivia, and of course,  great stories!Continue reading “Secret Fabula recap”


Secret Fabula: Sugar Bee Farm and the Energy Exchange

More sunshine and the green that’s brightening the landscape mean one thing: spring is here! Welcome the sunnier season and check out a unique event that is happening this weekend at an urban farm. Join us for a Secret Fabula that Continue reading “Secret Fabula: Sugar Bee Farm and the Energy Exchange”