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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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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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Dark skies…

Today opened to gloomy skies, but the birds were singing their little hearts out. There was a chipmunk poking its head out of a hole near the back door and I saw a meadowlark perched on a fence post along … Continue reading

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The creatures around us…

The creatures around us turn up in the most unexpected places. When I see a snake sunning itself on a path in the prairie I might be startled (usually because I almost stepped on it), but it’s not unexpected. When … Continue reading

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