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Humor, Nature, photography

Is This Sign Needed in Winter?

The sign made me laugh. I wasn’t tempted to swim; I saw it when it was 0C and snowing… Some midwesterners go for a polar plunge in the winter, not I. Have you swum outdoors when the temperature is under 0C (32F)? I have not and it’s not in my plans. 😄 For my analytical […]

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Humor, Nature, photography

Madison Snow Report: Almost 8 cm!

I like metric, especially when the numbers sound more impressive. Somehow 8 cm of snow sounds much more wintry than 3.1 inches. We’ve received two days of snow that kissed the trees and the faded flowers, but left the sidewalks and streets clear. This is a win-win; beautiful, and low maintenance. During the snowstorm yesterday […]

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Nature, photography

Walking Near Waubesa

Thanks to Becky B for a new squares challenge! Below are my first three walking squares. Last week I walked with friends at Lake Farm Parks to the Waubesa bridge. The day was beautiful and sunny. Where are you walking these days? ¡Olé! –Rebecca

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Art, Humor, Nature, photography

Squirrels Thank Sculptors for the Storage

Laura Richards and William Grant Turnbull thought they were hired by the Madison Public Art Project to craft sculpture for the Arboretum Longnecker Gardens. Secret squirrel influence on the project was largely underrated until this autumn. The lofty aluminum leaves of the statue are perfect for air drying and preserving Osage oranges, as any crafty […]

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