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It feels like years since it’s been here! While some parts of the country are dealing with drought conditions, the Midwest has experienced a very wet spring.  The wildflowers in my garden seem as desperate for the sunshine as the rest of us living creatures.

Lake Lenexa is a 30 acre lake home to largemouth bass, crappie, and bluegill fish.  Surrounding the Lake is 240 acres of walking trails surrounded by woods, streams, and wetlands.  Lucky for me, Lake Lenexa is close to the dance studio where my daughters spend a lot of time making it easy for me to […]

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After a picnic along the Yellowstone River, Father’s Day ended with a walk along the Zimmerman Trail at dusk.  The walking trail is high above Billings along the rimrocks.  While the walk is definitely less paved and more treacherous than the Mill Creek Streamway Park trails I walk frequently back home, the views are simply […]

There are few places I’d rather visit during the summer than my Beloved’s home state of Montana.  The days are sunny and warm (but not hot) and the evenings cool off to lovely light jacket temperatures.  The scenery is beautiful, and my in-laws are delightful to be around. After several months of anticipation, it was […]

More photos from the meadow on the hill, this time as the moon was rising in the east and the sun was setting in the west.  At sunset on the hill, if I sink into the tall grass (and play the wave ap on my smart phone) I almost feel as if I’m sitting by […]