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”

A Day late and A Dollar Short

I like to have my blog posted on Thursday or early Friday so that you have if you are interested in one of my finds, you have time to plan your weekend. I apologize for this late post, I had too many things runny around in my brain this week and time got away fromContinue reading “A Day late and A Dollar Short”

Wolf Moon in Panther Park

I must be honest. I did not get to see the wolf moon from Panther Park in person. I looked at it with the memories of the late afternoon visit last November. I used the emotions I remember from being there and a photo image of the moon from this morning outside my bedroom windowContinue reading “Wolf Moon in Panther Park”

In Need of Open Space

I remember the first time I drove through Indiana. It was a clear day. One of this clear days when the sky is cloudless and such a blue you can’t possibly imagine how you could recreate it on canvas. A blue that even a camera cannot duplicate. On days like that the human eye isContinue reading “In Need of Open Space”