Hiking Tips For Hunting Season

As in many areas of the country, Wisconsin has hunting seasons. Depending on the area, hunting seasons run throughout the year for coyote. Mid September to January for most other animals and into mid February for some fur animals. Check out the Wisconsin DNR website for more Details, https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/hunt/dates.html. The hunting times that I am […]

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A visit to Kishwauketoe

I started the day our by heading to some of my favorite trails around Eagle Wisconsin. As I approached the area I found that all the open “prairie” land was heavily spotted with blaze orange. In this area, the Ice Age Trail meanders in and out of these prairies. I didn’t have any blaze orange […]

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Another weekend for sleeping

(May 09, 2018) Another weekend for sleeping, I was up at 3:30 AM to get out and see some nature. Looking at a map I wanted someplace new to visit within an hour or so from home. I spotted Horicon Marsh a little South of Fond Du Lac and just over an hour from home […]

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Lion’s Den Gorge Nature Preserve Spring 2018

(April 2018) Lion’s Den Gorge Nature Preserve is a 73 acre park in Ozaukee County along the shore of Lake Michigan.  It is just South of Port Washington and is also next to a 44 acre wetland owned by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for waterfowl protection.   The park has numerous trails […]

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Wooden Boats at The Abbey Resort

The last couple of years I have always heard of the Geneva Lakes Boat Show after it was over. This year I was able to attend and what a great show it is. The show is held at the Abbey Resort on lake Geneva, in Fontana Wisconsin. The harbor is filled with antique wooden boats […]

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Grandma Gatewood’s Walk, Book Review

I’m always looking for a good “outdoor adventure” book or audio-book. I have not had much luck lately until I discovered Grandma Gatewood’s Walk on Audible. I really didn’t want to listen or read to another story about the Appalachian Trail but this title kept coming up in my suggestions so I tried it and loved […]

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Peak Design Capture Pro Clip Review

Peak Design Capture pro Clip Review I wrote this review of the Peak Design Capture Pro Clip, a couple of years ago. Since I am still asked about this clip I thought that I would update it. I see that they have come out with a new version. I would purchase this new one also […]

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Spring Rain

Springs rains are the best. Here in the Midwest, Spring rains push the changing of winter browns into beautiful greens. The greening of Spring creates an energy that every creature large or small seems to feel. This day the rain would cycle on and off every 45 minutes or so, rumbles of thunder could be […]

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Vetrerans Park Elkhorn Wisconsin

Any time of year is a good time to walk around the square in Elkhorn Wisconsin. Have dinner, ice cream, a few drinks and enjoy the day or evening. Make a stop at Veterans Park by the courthouse and remember those who have served and are serving to defend our country.

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Seneca Lake

One of my favorites, Seneca lake in the Wind River Range in Wyoming.  We were backpacking to Titcomb Basin a day and a half hike for us old folk. The scenery was amazing and worth all the effort. The water and sky at this elevation are so beautiful every step was cause to pause and […]

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