bilingual, Nature, photography, Spanish

4 Little Feet Skim the Snow

The footprints my friend and I saw today as we hiked through the woods were largely human. Most small animals were sleeping this winter afternoon. Finally, In the second half of our walk, these tiny tracks revealed to us the earlier path of a mouse now snug in their nest. 4 Piececitos rozan la nieve […]

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Nature, photography

1 Fort Grew in Mushroom Woods

When trees fall, their branches are collected by the mysterious participants of the Fellowship of the Stick Fort. We arrived in the grove, not knowing who had begun the work. Eagle and I felt compelled to add sticks and branches of our own. Oaks donated their cast offs to our endeavor. The stick fort is […]

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Nature, photography

Where the Wild Mushrooms Grow

Eagle led me into the woods yesterday after school. Read to the end to see the poem our hike inspired. A forest grows between the golf course and the bike path following reclaimed railroad tracks half mile (1K) from the school. Oak trees, standing and fallen. Those that were horizontal were covered with half moon […]

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Humor, Nature, photography

1 Shelf for a Large Tome

Wisconsin seems to specialize in shelf mushrooms. I’ve seen smaller ones in Minnesota and north of Madison, but this beauty takes the cake! We found it hiking in Lake Farm Park here in Wisconsin. Do many mushrooms grow on trees in your neck of the wood? Thanks for stopping by this Saturday! ¡Olé! –Rebecca This […]

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Nature, photography, The Americas

Lake Waubesa: Hiking into the Sunset

Another great weekend after lunch hike, this time south of the city at Lake Farm County Park. I carried my heavier camera, because I liked the photos from the previous walk at Indian Lake. This past Sunday, we set off hiking through a small forest with friends. During our first jaunt down the path, I […]

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