(July 2004) Soaring above the treetops with only a cable and a harness for support I wasn’t worried about my 19-year-old son going on the canopy tour without me. However, since I couldn’t accompany him as a spectator, I would be bored waiting around for him for a couple of hours, and then I’d be […]Read More Monteverde (DP Challenge)
Let me first state that I am a Christian. There are different kinds of Christians – some believe in the Bible literally while others – probably most – do not. Therefore, if you want your children to learn about what you believe, then send them to your church’s Sunday School program. It isn’t fair to more […]Read More creationism vs evolution – what should be taught in public schools?
July 26, 2012 Upper Kaubashine Lake At 5:15, I couldn’t get comfortable in bed, so I went out to the living room to sleep on the couch. After spending some time getting adjusted with pillows and a too-short blanket, I fell asleep and found when I woke up that it was 6:30! I looked outside. […]Read More Watching water birds
This has been a relatively dry summer in Wisconsin, but even so it had rained a few days in late July when we went to our summer cottage. I photographed a few more mushrooms I found on hikes we took: Twins!Read More More mushrooms (2012)
My mother used to say that the overuse of certain slang terms (particularly the 4-letter kind) is an example of lazy speech – it’s easy to use such words instead of thinking of more appropriate or more linguistically creative ways to say what you mean and mean what you say. In other words, to THINK […]Read More Lazy speech
What better example of this wonderful color than flowers? These delicate flowers are “blue” bells (but they are more purple than blue) at our local park district.Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: Purple
I know I am a week or so late with this, but I have been on vacation in a place where we had no Internet access! In June, my husband and I took a trip to various Midwestern states, including a side trip into Kentucky for the main purpose of visiting Mammoth Cave. We had […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside: Mammoth Cave