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Sunrise over a snow-covered prairie…

It’s been a long, long, cold winter this year. I’ve been feeling unmotivated recently when it comes to taking outdoor photos… it’s snow and more snow. I feel like been there, seen that, probably already photographed that. Then I woke … Continue reading

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The Magic of the Circle…

There is just something refreshing and rejuvenating about visiting what I like to call the Circle. I’m surrounded by nature daily and love it. I walk around our 2-acre prairie almost every day and love seeing all the flowers… what … Continue reading

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Spring comes to the prairie…

Spring has finally arrived, at least in Southern Wisconsin. (Northern Wisconsin just received 12-18 inches of snow.) It took a while to get here. The snow kept hanging on. Last year spring was here before we could even register that … Continue reading

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No rain in sight…

It’s been a crazy year of weather. If we were just to list the highlights it would sound like we were in the midst of an apocalypse┬ámovie… wildfires, heat waves, floods, droughts… Here in Southwestern Wisconsin we are in the … Continue reading

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Roadside blooms…

While driving home from dropping Lilly off at the vet in Mount Horeb to have her teeth cleaned, I took time to notice what was blooming along the road. There were so many different clumps of flower along this route. … Continue reading

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Spring, time of the smallest…

After the pasque flowers bloom there are many different small plants that come up in the dry short grass prairies… we find these mostly on our goat prairies. These are small remnant areas of prairie that are to steep to … Continue reading

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Yellow coneflowers and rosinweed…

Yellow cone flowers and rosin weed just started blooming this week adding to the diversity in the prairie. Continue reading

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