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Liken Lichen

The Opposite of Succulent Wild Life Symbiotic association. Algae and fungi. Food, dye, medication. Grow so slowly. Substrate,¬†skull of deer. Making, on that so iconic symbol of death; ¬†white sun-bleached skull bones, A new vegetative life. I like it. Green, … Continue reading

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Wind Chill 30 below … active northern birds

If I were a bird I think I’d fly south for the winter … but maybe not. Maybe the snow is exhilarating (that would be one word for it), maybe black sunflower seeds are so much tastier than warm, mushy … Continue reading

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Photo Journey – this week’s best action shots

I’ve taken lots of photos with my little pocket digital camera. This week I decided to work on getting action shots outside in the Wisconsin snow focusing on some of my favorite things, my dogs and the birds. Here are … Continue reading

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In Bloom – enjoying outdoors

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

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Ice Creatures

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

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Birth of Night

Fast silent fire Pervade, absorb, adore, The sun so beloved, Gleams down no more. Dark clouds summit, Pose with god-like style, Yes we fear darkness, But end of light beguiles… I was driving west on highway 64 today as the … Continue reading

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Deer season opener- Wisconsin

Warmer, snow covered, unfrozen ground with moist 20-30 degree weather welcomed those stalwart, orange-clad deer gun toting hunters today the first day of gun deer hunting 2014.Songs were being sung and excitement was building throughout the end of this last … Continue reading

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Snow crystals

Zero and sunshine, low light fog, no breeze, perfect for Jack Frost. Northern Wisconsin in November, pretty and cold.

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Fall is Seven Grass Snakes roadkill

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

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Mother’s Day flowers

You are an image in my mind, a stop action photo I see you there and there, doing this, sitting there. I remember…  

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