My Rural Wisconsin
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Pale blue sky and colored leaves above a gravel road. The sounds of Blue Jays crying and very oddly, the clear, loud howl of a coyote. Weird that. Coyotes sing almost every night, but I haven’t heard any in the morning, ever, on … Continue reading
My Year in Bloom by Jeanine Renzoni My year in flowers starts with violas or daffodils. I’m not sure why one or the other wins the race to bloom first. Is it daylight or snow melt or soil heat? Both … Continue reading
Here today in Wisconsin sunshine, above freezing and the dusting of snow we had this week is all gone (except for in deep shadows). Yesterday I was in the winter horse paddock with my high yellow boots on, adding fence. … Continue reading
We’re back to cold in Wisconsin – 7 degrees overnight and a high that barely skirts the 20s. Our brief springlike weather has blown over. But there is some melting, dripping, ice forming in the bright sunlight and that’s where … Continue reading
Zero and sunshine, low light fog, no breeze, perfect for Jack Frost. Northern Wisconsin in November, pretty and cold.
So do you like the haiku with the oxymoron last line?
This morning walking down the gravel road, Wester Avenue in Taylor County Wisconsin I counted seven squished grass snakes and one red bellied snake, two road toad skins, but then I quit looking down because geese were flying over in … Continue reading
We can see ground! Really wet ground. The last snowstorm was on Friday, melting started on Saturday, melting geared up on Sunday and today whoohoo rivers of melt water. The areas where there was walking or driving have deep frost … Continue reading
Look to this day!… For yesterday is but a dream. And tomorrow is only a vision. But today well lived Makes every yesterday a dream of happiness And tomorrow a vision of hope. — Kalidasa