I went to Olbrich Botanical Gardens today looking for a little beauty, and found the magnolia trees blooming.Continue reading Magnolias
Beautiful day to get out on the bike! My third ride of the year so far — should be in good bicycling shape in no time.Continue reading Early spring biking
It was just a bit windy along Lake Mendota today.Continue reading Waves crashing
A cooper’s hawk stopped by for a look around the neighborhood.Continue reading Cooper’s hawk
I saw some crocus blossoms for the first time this year! Another early sign of spring I’m grateful for.Continue reading Purple crocuses
Today I got my first dose of the vaccine! Makes me feel like we’re starting to see a little light from the end of this pandemic tunnel.
Tunnel from the Elroy-Sparta State Trail.
I’m feeling grateful for signs of spring, like snowdrops sprouting out of ground that still has patches of snow.Continue reading Sprouting snowdrops
The last time I hiked along the Starkweather Creek (a week ago) I was able to cross it by walking on the ice. The warmer temps lately sure are welcome — high of 45°F today!Continue reading The thawing