Nature, photography

New Lake Monona Ice Fishing Village

The daytime fishing village was beginning to close as I drove home near sunset. When I’d dashed off on my errand there had been three times as many fishing tents on the ice. Next time I’ll catch it at full occupancy! How can I call myself a Midwestern woman when I’ve only fished through ice […]

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Humor, photography

Train Crossing, Stop Your Bike Here

Since we own one car, I often walk or bike to do errands. I came upon an absurd sight recently as I walked home. The pedestrian and bike path was blocked by a flashing railroad crossing sign with the barriers down. There were no bikes, there were no trains, just me. As I got closer, […]

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food, Humor, photography

Shall We Sit Indoors or Out?

This week in the United States wasn’t so funny. So here is a sight that made me laugh when I was buying cupcakes for Eagle’s birthday last week. Do you prefer indoor or outdoor dining today? Check out Debbie and Friends’ great pics at Six Word Saturday. 6WS #SixWordSaturday

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Humor, photography

Oh Snow, the Splash Park’s Closed!

Eagle and a friend went to Elver Park mid-week. As we met, someone’s sharp eyes caught sight of this sign. We thought with a grin to share it with you. Splash Parked Closed!?! So instead of a Splash, we went sledding instead. Several inches of snow arrived this week to our delight! Are you a […]

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