It was an absolutely beautiful day today and rather warm for February in Wisconsin. I feel lucky that I got to spend some time outside and get some sun on my face.
A nationalist will say that “it can’t happen here,” which is the first step toward disaster. A patriot says that it could happen here, but that we will stop it.” ― Timothy Snyder
I’ve always wondered about the steeple on this church in Eau Claire’s Randle Park Neighborhood. It looks like they plucked it off another church or maybe got it at an estate sale. I finally got around to doing a little digging around about it tonight and turns out that originally there was a dome whereContinue reading “Always Wondered About That Steeple”
Since we’re all following the mess in Texas, people are looking into preparedness stuff, and it looks like I haven’t shared this yet, I present to you: The Light Stick Over The Door Trick. Batteries and flashlights tend not to do so well in the humidity an changing temperatures of a bathroom and my bathroomContinue reading “The Light Stick Over The Door Trick”
If you scroll back a bit though my posts you’ll find one wondering if the Jan 6th riot was a coup attempt or a temper tantrum. At the time I came to the conclusion that it was a temper tantrum as no one could be as stupid to try a coup or do so badlyContinue reading “They Really Were That Stupid”
Up until the Polar Vortex hit us we’d had a freakishly warm winter and no river ice, which is a two-fold bummer for me as the coming of river ice generally means wintering Bald Eagles are easier to see as they gather at places where there are openings in the river ice and because IContinue reading “Finally Got Some Ice On The River”
All the turmoil in the world at the moment means I’ve been I’ve been spending too much time online for it to be healthy for me. So, I’ve decided to take a little break from blogging and the internet. I’ll be back in a couple weeks.
The newspaper, delivered to my mailbox every morning, is a convenience I need to help start my fire in the morning. Not wanting to waste anything, I sometimes even read it. Bernd Heinrich- A Year In The Maine Woods
I don’t remember what the temperature was on the day I took this, but I remember it feeling much colder than it really was. It was also dark and overcast that day. I think this photo picks up that cold, dark, and overcast winters day vibe well.
Do people still do this? Way back in the day on Flickr people would share what they lugged around for photos and daily life. Not sure if it’s still a thing, but if it isn’t I’m bringing it back. It was fun back then and we could use a little fun at the moment. Also,Continue reading “What’s In My Bag?”