We were just meandering through Port Washington, walking our puppy and minding our own business, when the boom of cannon fire shattered the still morning air followed by the clang of clashing steel. What the heck?! Not what you expect to hear on a relaxing walk along the lake shore. Shouts and raucous laughter floated … Continue reading Pirates in Port Washington
Door County is a great Wisconsin destination for anyone who loves the joys of nature. Whether you like hiking, kayaking, biking, boating, cross-country skiing, or just sitting out beneath the stars, there's something for everyone. Here's some of my favorite photos from our excursions. Peninsula State Park Egg Harbor Sister Bay Beach Fish Creek Baileys … Continue reading The Great Outdoors: Door County, WI
My husband and I had a blast on our recent trip to Door County in eastern Wisconsin. This vacation gem is really a whole collection of little towns (with adorable names like Baileys Harbor, Fish Creek, and Egg Harbor) along the shores of Lake Michigan, each with their own unique charms. The natural beauty of … Continue reading Food in Door County, WI
Spring brings new artwork and a riot of colors to Chicago's Millennium Park. Here's some photos from our recent trip 🙂 Happy Travels!
Lincoln Park is a beautiful Chicago treasure, running along the Ohio Street Beach on the shores of Lake Michigan. The park has miles of trails, several sports fields, areas for picnics, and is home to the Lincoln Park Zoo and Conservatory. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is a botanical garden that houses plants from all around … Continue reading Lincoln Park Zoo and Conservatory, Chicago
These have to be some of the coolest pieces of artwork in Madison, WI. Gigantic, three-story tall birds, made out of scrap metal. No idea why they're there, but they're pretty awesome none-the-less. Great inspiration for a little flash fiction 🙂 "What do you think they are?" Asked Ada, one sneaker crunching onto the gravel … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Attack of the Giant Birds!
I think I might have a problem... I really shouldn't be drinking stuff with caffeine cus it makes my heart skip beats, but there's just something about the smell of rich, warm, espresso drinks. Especially when I sit down to write, it just doesn't feel right unless I have a cup of coffee to go … Continue reading Coffee in Madison, WI