Ice Age Trail Eagle Segment

IAT Eagle Segment Trail Head A very nice, cool fall morning to hike the Eagle segment from the trail head on hwy 67 to County road N. It was a 4.5 mile hike one way with exploring Brady’s rocks.  I used the All Trails app to record my hike. The app said I hiked...

Fall Hiking Safety

As in many areas of the country, Wisconsin has hunting seasons and it that time of year to think about Fall Hiking Safety. 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...

Ice Age Trail Stoney Ridge Segment

Hiking the Stoney Ridge Section of the Ice Age Trail. Over last week or so it been very rainy and the trail shows it. Large puddles of water, some about 20 feet long and 10 feet wide are scattered intermittently along this section of the Ice Age Trail. Fortunately there are only a few...

A Survival Guide for Life

A Survival Guide for Life Written by Bear Grylls and read by Tom Patrick Stephens. I have read and listened to a lot of inspirational/ motivational books, most filled with just a few good points if your lucky and the rest dribbling mumbo jumbo. I purchased the Audible version of this and enjoyed every...

Summer Fireworks

It’s the beginning of August and I find myself hiking some local prairie, specifically Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy in Williams Bay Wisconsin. With all the rain we have had, the wild flowers were growing extremely well. These Purple Prairie Clovers were all over the place, lining the trail. They looked like fireworks, which caught my eye....

Transportation

We take for granted the ability to freely travel and move around. It wasn’t so long ago that traveling a hundred miles would take a day or two, 24 plus hours. Today we can travel the same amount of miles in a couple of hours and be completely rested. I found these buses at...

Foggy Morning

This is one of my favorite images. On a warm March spring day in Southern Wisconsin. I was building a home on the shore Pleasant Lake. The fog was moving ever so slowly obscuring the lake from time to time and the geese kept teasing me, until about 9:00 am when the sun poked...

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