Winter to Spring, Northern Wisconsin

Winter to Spring, Northern Wisconsin

March 14, 2015 Over the last several days the temperature has risen from -30F to +60F yesterday (well, +56F).  Nice. The snow this winter, three feet deep in parts of the tamarack plantation protected from wind, has melted to slush and water.  I had cut trails...
Winter night

Winter night

The Four Seasons Winter The second-floor  window looks west over a moon-lit landscape, black forest the border to snow-swept fields intensifying the moon’s reflected light.  Just above the SW horizon Mercury and Venus lie close.  The nights have been clear and...
Winter morning

Winter morning

Early morning, December 12, 2014: The Town of Russell school bus, a veritable light show of blinking and flashing amber and red  and strobe lights, flies past  in the pre-dawn darkness. The temperature hovers either side of freezing. The forest, gray and white save...
Istria, February 2014, In the Morning

Istria, February 2014, In the Morning

 Istria, February 2014 In December and January, Rovinj sleeps.  The days are overcast and rainy. The streets are quiet and empty. On the rare sunny day (or hour), the cafes on the square fill, and when the sun disappears, so too do the natives.   On 1 February, one...
2nd Installment: The Wisconsin Stories

2nd Installment: The Wisconsin Stories

Patrice publishes her first story: Burial As was Bereft, our previous short story publication, Burial will be offered free on Amazon.com for the five days (20-24 July 2013) during its publication month.  Click on Burial on those dates and download it for free. “Robert...