Monthly Archives: July 2015

Sunday Brunch

By Boak Wiesner Summer has settled on us and with it a veritable feast of color on the prairie. Everywhere I turn, colors, especially purples and gold, greet my eyes. Clouds and sunny skies alternate overhead, lighting them in different … Continue reading

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Summer Song

┬áBy Mary Beth Pottratz A song sparrow beckons us along the trail around Green Heron Pond with its delightful melody. With the woodland to my left and wetland to my right, I dash from one side of the trail to … Continue reading

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On Flying Things

By Greg Lecker Arriving at the Spring Peeper Meadow parking lot, I view a prairie tableau: grassy expanse, bur oak, anise hyssop, and a female brown headed cowbird on fence post. Early mornings are good times to visit prairies and … Continue reading

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Slow Superlative

By Boak Wiesner Here I am in the Woodland Garden on our aphelion, which means that a little later this evening, the Earth will be farthest from the Sun. Since the force of gravity makes us revolve around that Sun, … Continue reading

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