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...