Today marks the 40th Anniversary of the Ice Age Trail becoming an official National Scenic Trail. The other day, I hiked a portion of the trail in the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest.
Continue reading Ice age trail, early autumn
Probably my last butterfly sighting of the season — they won’t be around much longer.
Got caught in a brief downpour while hiking the U.W. Arboretum. Luckily, I wasn’t too far from the boardwalk shelter when it started.
Continue reading A damp hike
The yellows are always the first colors to appear. Capital city bike path in Madison.
Things in the world sure have been difficult lately. Noticing the normal seasonal changes of the Earth gives me a little comfort. Happy autumnal equinox.
Continue reading Autumn begins
“And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” – John Muir
Monarch butterflies fueling up for the journey south maybe?
Continue reading Gathering nectar
With a bonus bug and a tiny spider.
Another beautiful summer sunset at Tenney Park. Not many of these left this year…