Walk The Art River

Many large cities have walkways that follow their respective waterways. Chicago, Indianapolis and Minneapolis are just a few that I have seen. Milwaukee is following suit and has so far built about 3 miles of cement filled trail. In some areas you currently need to walk across a bridge and switch to the opposite sideContinue reading “Walk The Art River”

Moulin Kames: Elevation 1350

The view from the top of the tower on Powder Hill gives one the sense of what it feels to fly over the tree tops. The human eye can see great distances when there are no obstructions and from the Powder Hill tower you can see neighboring Holy Hill as well as land and distantContinue reading “Moulin Kames: Elevation 1350”

Into The Lion’s Den

Only 30 minutes north of Milwaukee and a short bike ride east of Grafton, Wisconsin, set atop a 100 foot bluff, exists a paradise of photo opportunities and plein air painting. Lion’s den Gorge county park holds 1.5 miles of gravel and boarded hiking trails running throughout the park. Parts of the trails are handicapContinue reading “Into The Lion’s Den”

Spring Right of Way

The season of spring in Wisconsin is welcomed by all even though it means that we may only have 2 sunny and warm days out of 7. It slowly brings back the colors we miss so greatly over the winter months. The average human eye can register about 1 million colors, none more than huesContinue reading “Spring Right of Way”

The Root of Irish Eyes

One Hundred and thirty four years ago two 14 or 15 year old girls got on a ship in Ireland and sailed to America. They found their way to Racine, Wisconsin where they may, or may not have, had relatives waiting for their arrival. They were brave souls. At the time of the girls immigration,Continue reading “The Root of Irish Eyes”