Category Archives: Travel

I Finally Got My Moose!

I’ve been trying to spot a moose in the wild for three decades. Have you ever noticed that all the moose photos show them standing in a pond near the edge of a woods? That’s where I was always looking … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Wisconsin State Fair

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More Scenes from Wyalusing

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We needed a change of scenery this past weekend, so my husband and my best friend and I drove to Western Wisconsin to the Great River Road along the Mississippi. During our drive we made an impromptu visit to Wyalusing … Continue reading

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Road Trip

To some, “road trip” means tossing a water bottle and some snacks in the car and heading off on an impromptu adventure to perhaps look at nature, go on a picnic or visit a museum or restaurant. To others (lets … Continue reading

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On the Road: Devil’s Lake State Park

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Olfactory Overload

The UW Arboretum is a treat for the senses right now with the lilacs and crabapples near peak bloom. The trees are stunning and the scents are just heavenly. It’s fun to watch adults revert to childhood as they go … Continue reading

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Big Jacks!

Right now I’m reading a fun book about a year in the life of competitive pumpkin growers in Rhode Island called Backyard Giants. There is a community of giant-pumpkin growers all over the country and in Canada. They compete every … Continue reading

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