Since I’ve been working from home for almost two weeks now, I’m trying to get out of the house everyday. At the very least, that means a good walk around the neighborhood. When I was out today and saw these pussy willows in the process of emerging, I thought of them as a metaphor for our current situation.
Right now, most of us are in a social distancing “winter.” Someday that season will end, we will emerge from semi-isolation, and live our normal lives again. Until then, we have this pussy willow to help us remember it will not be forever.
Went for a cold walk along the Lake Monona shore late yesterday. Still a fair amount of ice out there. Woke up to snow on the ground this morning. Winter is hanging on…Continue reading March lake ice
Roof of the Thai Pavilion, Olbrich Botanical Gardens.
I saw my first sandhill cranes of the season yesterday! A sure sign of spring.Continue reading The sandhills return