Tag Archives: WI

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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Antifragile… Visiting the Museum of Wisconsin Art

Last month John and I took a road trip to West Bend, Wisconsin. Why? To see Antifragile, the exhibit of contemporary glass, and to visit the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA). MOWA recently built a new building which is striking, … Continue reading

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Creativity on the prairie…

Yesterday was a beautifully sunny day with just a touch of fall in the air and I spent the day enjoying the Southwest Wisconsin Prairie Festival. There were talks about prairies, grassland birds, invasive species, badgers, prairie gardening, prairie walks, and … Continue reading

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Dew-covered prairie…

When I stepped through the door this morning the world was sparkling. We have not had dew for months and it was spectacular as the sun glistened off the dew. Here are a few of the plants I saw on … 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 movie… wildfires, heat waves, floods, droughts… Here in Southwestern Wisconsin we are in the … Continue reading

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Who’s home in the prairie…

Just the other day as we were leaving for work I noticed this large excavation beside the driveway. Someone new was moving in. Not sure who, but I’m guessing a groundhog/woodchuck. Besides the new woodchuck home, we also have a new … Continue reading

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Busy… busy… busy…

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything and part of this blog is about phenology… what is coming up out in the prairie. Lilly and I have still been walking the prairie daily and I’ve been taking photos of … Continue reading

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