Aint’ No Cure For The Overcast Blahs…

Looks like I forgot to put something up for Musical Monday. Temps have finally dropped to almost proper Winter In Wisconsin levels and there’s some snow in the forecast, but we seem to be continuing with the overcast days. On the bright side of things, the overcast makes it easy to make shots like thisContinue reading “Aint’ No Cure For The Overcast Blahs…”

Sunday Tramp

Normally on a warm for Wisconsin winter’s Sunday, with a bright blue sky above, I’d be out on my bicycle. But, this winter I’m pretty into taking tramps around town and while it was a warm and sunny Sunday it was also fairly humid and I just can not stay warm in cold temps withContinue reading “Sunday Tramp”

We Gotta Butcher Shop!

Jacobson’s Meat Market is a bit of an institution in Chippewa Falls, our neighbor to the north. So, I was extremely excited when I walked to the hardware store this morning and found that they had just opened shop right next door. I love to be able to support smaller local businesses and especially smallerContinue reading “We Gotta Butcher Shop!”

Maximum Sunshine

I’m originally from the Seattle area, AKA the darkest place in the lower 48. Which isn’t so great when you have a fairly whopping dose of Seasonal Effective Disorder. When I decided to move out of the Pacific Northwest moving to a place with more light in the wintertime was one of my top criteria.Continue reading “Maximum Sunshine”

Yes, I Actually Live In A City

Based on a lot of the photos I post you could get the impression that I live in the countryside, or maybe a small town. But, I actually live in a city. Eau Claire has a population of about 68K. Outside of the city limits things are rural or small towns, so Eau Claire servesContinue reading “Yes, I Actually Live In A City”

The Acoustic Cafe

The The Acoustic Cafe is one of just about everyone around here’s favorite places. The Acoustic serves up wonderful sandwiches, soups, and baked goods- their cinnamon rolls are The Bomb. Back in The Before Times they also had a concert or two a week. I always get a little nostalgia buzz when I show upContinue reading “The Acoustic Cafe”

Blowing Out The Sunset

The weather around here has been a bit miserable lately, but today marked a wonderful change with temps in the mid 20’s and it was wonderfully crisp and sunny. As is usually the case on days like today I took a spin around town on my bike and as is also usually the case IContinue reading “Blowing Out The Sunset”