Humor, Nature, photography, The Americas

Odd: Four Wheels on the Ice

You might say it’s even, considering the four wheels. Vehicles on lakes are a common sight in January and February in Wisconsin, but this was the first I’d seen this year. It was a classic, “I’m driving, Eagle please take the photo!” They took 11, this is my favorite. I think I’d rather skate or […]

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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

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

Ice Fishing Leaves Boat House Forlorn

Ice fishing is alive and well in 2022; nearly the perfect sport for the times! It’s outdoors, you can set up a private shelter and socialize with people whose vaccine status match yours.* Drink your favorite beverages and eat salty snacks as you wait for the fish to bite. *Irony, because we have friends and […]

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Humor, Nature

Should I Wear a Kevlar Vest?

Wonderful walk at the Arboretum last Saturday, when we came upon this mysterious sign. Seems that frolicking deer are out of control. Or is it we humans? We stayed on the trail, as recommended. Next time we’ll wear orange coats! How would you react to the sign? Are there many deer near where you live? […]

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Nature, photography, travel

Our Sunset at 70 mph (112 kph)

Eagle and I are back from Minneapolis! We saw a beautiful Nutcracker performance that Eagle’s cousin was a part of as a student ballerina. She was in the flowers and snow dances on pointe! So fun to see. As we were driving back to Madison, going as fast as the law allows to make it […]

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