Nature, photography

When the Sun Sets at 4:25

It’s Six Word Saturday, I may be stretching the rules by using numerals. In November and December, our days are quite short in Madison; from a bit after 7 am to 4:25 pm (16:25)! That contrasts with June, when we have from 5:20 am to 8:40 pm (20:40). Last weekend when we started a hike […]

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Natural World, The Americas

10 Snapshots from the Land of Lakes

Minnesota is called the Land of 10,000 Lakes; it has more like 11,842. Minneapolis alone has 13 lakes. I grew up there, between Lake Nokomis and Lake Harriet. Minneapolis and St. Paul (the Twin Cities) are the largest and most populated towns. They are near the eastern border with Wisconsin and 175 mi (217K) from […]

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