Nature, photography

1 Afternoon Near Lake Michigan

Eagle and I traveled to Milwaukee last weekend! We spent Sunday at their favorite nature center, Schlitz Audubon, 15 miles (24K) north of the city. We saw deer, a large turkey, and a red squirrel on our hike. Reading the trail map, Eagle guided me down the steep hill to the great lake. We spent […]

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Nature, photography

From Autumn We Amble Toward Thanksgiving?

Autumn trees take my breath away every year. In 2021, they’re particularly beautiful due to warm days and cold nights. Scroll down for the poem they inspired. A few of my favorite maple photos from Tuesday: Leaf litter may be my favorite kind to be strewn on the ground. (fruit is good too, unless it’s […]

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Gardening, Nature, photography

5 Fall Flowers Before It Freezes

I dashed around the garden this afternoon, camera in hand. Tonight our temperature will be 4 C (39F). We are heading into a freeze that will put the blooms to bed for the winter. I’ll share what I found: One of three phlox plants blooming One of a handful of aster plants which continue to […]

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