I took a camping vacation last week in Northern Wisconsin, where I had to visit my favorite spot in the whole state: The Black Lagoon on the Star Lake Nature Trail [PDF]. I must have hiked that trail and visited that spot at least a couple dozen times, but every time I see it, I am just as amazed as I was the first.Continue reading Amazed by the Black Lagoon
It was a warm morning when I hiked up the trail to the top of Brady’s Bluff (the highest point in Perrot State Park).Continue reading Up and up and up the trail
Today’s dose of nature was administered by the U.W. Arboretum. Primary side effect: a better mood.
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
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
Our first major storm of the season brought almost 8 inches of wet, heavy snow to Madison. It was hard work shoveling, but it sure looks pretty.Continue reading Winter has arrived