Category Archives: Outdoors

Fancy Coffee Friday: Go Take a Hike at…

Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park in Preston, MN.  Weeks ago I wrote a post about a camping adventure I took with friends where we saw Yoda in the forest and I promised to write more about the park, etc.  So here … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Costa Rica Vacation, Part 3 – Does this Bug You?

My experience with other humans, as much as I try and limit them, have shown that people seem to have some major issues with bugs.  Bugs happen.  Right now they happen in my house in the form of Boxelder Bugs … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Costa Rican Vacation, Part 2 – This is for The Birds

Want to catch the intro, part one or the final installment?  Follow the links! I’m a bit of a bird nerd – that is, a birdwatcher – and have been since I was young.  Growing up, we had an old … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Lumbersexuals?

I’ll give you a moment to giggle over today’s blog post title.  You can giggle over this video next. You done now?  Okay, good – now I can get down to brass tacks. Imagine it, my driveway in southern Wisconsin … Continue reading

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Fancy Coffee Friday: Under the Influence of Europeans

It’s pleasant right now.  The sun is shining, it’s a lovely 72 degrees F., the birds are singing and the sheep aren’t “yelling” at me as I sit on the screen porch to write this post and eat my dinner. … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning: Down to the River

I thought about continuing the title of this post with “to Pray” as the song goes, but yesterday there was no praying at the river.  The Farmstead is a 2-minute ride away from the Wisconsin River.  Yesterday, after Mr. Muse … Continue reading

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MLiP Wednesday: Ice Caves at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore

It was last minute… or last opportunity rather, to see the ice caves at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Cornucopia, WI.  My cousin put the bug in my ear to make the almost-seven hour drive to the northern tip of … Continue reading

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