Category Archives: Nature

Carnage at the old Washington Park Zoo

I was doing research on something else today when I came across a Milwaukee Public Library blog post from October 2015 about a whole slew of bear deaths/killings in a mixed species/order exhibit at the old Washington Park Zoo from … Continue reading

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Fog rolling in off Lake Michigan

A foggy start to the day in Milwaukee yesterday morning. Looking east up State Street from the Grohmann Museum.

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Winter’s Bright

More snow Friday and Sunday, but Milwaukee is getting lots of sunshine today. So often bright sun in winter means bitter cold, but today it’s pretty warm outside. I didn’t even need my scarf or gloves walking between buildings, although … Continue reading

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Snowdusted Leaf

Taken this afternoon as a light, powdery snow fell across Milwaukee.

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Birch and Moon

My old iPhone doesn’t take the best photos at night, but when I saw the moon shining through the branches of our birch tree as I arrived home from work, I couldn’t resist at least giving it a try.

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A Puzzle in Tree Shadows

Such strange light mid-morning today. Very bright sun in a cloudless sky, yet also somehow very “gauzy.” It’s not hazy today, nor is it humid or even slightly overcast, so the gauzy quality makes no sense. But you can see … Continue reading

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Shades of Green

After a very rainy spring and summer, Milwaukee has been very dry and unseasonably warm for weeks now. I took this photo on my way to Starbucks after my 8:00 class this morning. You don’t even have to guess the … Continue reading

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