Category Archives: Rivers

Winter Returns for a Day

As is usual for the month of March, winter decided to return for a few days with a nice, pretty little snowfall that stuck to the trees.  Despite the snow the birds continued to call and sing, proclaiming their territories … Continue reading

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Ground Water Fed Springs

Springs have always been special places in many parts of the world, including my home state of Wisconsin. When hiking with my family as a kid, my dad would point out the mud bubbling up just below the surface of … Continue reading

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Frog on Ice

A couple of days ago I took a walk down by a small spring-fed creek.  The air temperature was about 4°F (-16°C), but since the creek is fed by numerous springs the stream was nearly free of ice.  Winter time … Continue reading

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Emmons Creek Winter Walk

I like winter, but there comes a time when winter has lost its magic, and I feel it is time to move on with the seasons.  I want to see animal life, and green plants.  The winter is rather dull.  … Continue reading

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