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, 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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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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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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