40 years ago, a prank brought the Statue of Liberty to Madison. The joke was only the torch and the top of the head were visible, because the statue was too heavy for the ice and sank when it was placed on Lake Mendota. As part of a winter carnival, Lady Liberty appeared again this year.
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A decent snow storm and bitter cold temperatures have brought winter back to southern Wisconsin — as it should be.
Went on a sunset walk today. Ice is forming fast on Lake Monona.
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Cloudy skies over Lake Monona.
Some castles last for centuries, others collapse from a day’s heavy rain.
Sunset over Tomahawk Lake in northern Wisconsin.
Tenney Park lock and lighthouse, in Madison.
Another evening bike ride to watch the sun set on Lake Mendota.
These range lights are a part of The Ridges Sanctuary, a wonderful spot to hike, experience nature, and just relax while you watch the rhythms of Lake Michigan.