bilingual, En español, Gardening, Nature, photography

3 May Blooms

Surprise, today is about our garden, rather than the economies of the Americas. The complexities of the latter require more time for me to write. Perhaps a few will prefer this turn of events! These are the current blooms in our garden: lilac, fancy tulip and turtle head. 3 Flores de mayo Sorpresa, hoy hablo […]

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bilingual, En español, Nature, photography

To Be or Not Two Bees

Early spring in Wisconsin is the time for ground bees. I had never noticed these earth dwelling creatures before I lived in Madison. Ground bees are not aggressive, often solitary and they make up 70% of bee species! There is a new tradition to avoid mowing the lawn in May, so that these beneficial insects […]

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bilingual, En español, Humor, photography

Is it a Bike or Car?

Mid-week I drove past the magic catwoman helmet intersection on the way home from taking Eagle to school. It did not disappoint. I saw an odd jelly bean shape, painted red, on the bike path across from me. As I waited at the stoplight, it crossed the street and headed toward me. What luck! I […]

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Humor, photography

Have Portable Climbing Wall, Will Travel

Ever see something completely surprising as you drive along? For a sleepy little town of 250,000 people, I’d say Madison has more than its share of these moments. The one that got away last week was a motorcycle rider, dutifully helmeted, in a casing that included cat ears! Oh, how I mourn the loss of […]

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