bilingual, En español, Gardening, Nature, photography

3 May Blooms

Surprise, today is about our garden, rather than the economies of the Americas. The complexities of the latter require more time for me to write. Perhaps a few will prefer this turn of events! These are the current blooms in our garden: lilac, fancy tulip and turtle head. 3 Flores de mayo Sorpresa, hoy hablo […]

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bilingual, En español, Nature, photography

To Be or Not Two Bees

Early spring in Wisconsin is the time for ground bees. I had never noticed these earth dwelling creatures before I lived in Madison. Ground bees are not aggressive, often solitary and they make up 70% of bee species! There is a new tradition to avoid mowing the lawn in May, so that these beneficial insects […]

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Humor, photography

Have Portable Climbing Wall, Will Travel

Ever see something completely surprising as you drive along? For a sleepy little town of 250,000 people, I’d say Madison has more than its share of these moments. The one that got away last week was a motorcycle rider, dutifully helmeted, in a casing that included cat ears! Oh, how I mourn the loss of […]

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Humor, photography

A Truck(er) with a Strong Personality?

Driving home this week, we saw an amusing hand painted sign on a dump truck. Está semana, en ruta a casa, vimos un letrero divertido pintado a mano en un camión volquete. Perhaps I should make a run of T-shirts with this slogan? ¿Quizás debo imprimir camisetas con esta cita? This post is part of […]

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Gardening, Nature, photography

5 New Spring Blossoms

We are late compared with England and Texas, but looks like spring is afoot in Madison! Siberian Iris are quick to bloom in April. I am very happy to see them. Crocus is so two weeks ago, but they were great to see; very cheery. New bloomer today. I looked up flower photos to find […]

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