Stories from a
The sandhill cranes that have been feeding along the road to town all fall
took off for more welcoming climates when the snow finally arrived on New Year's Eve.
What has happened to the other wildlife?
Read today's story: Our Wildlife in Winter
wildflowers, insects, animals, and other flora and fauna are the stars
of the new story written each week and posted on this site. There is
never any dearth of subjects as we discover new things or they discover
us. Past issues are available in two
volumes, Timbergreen Trails I &
which are illustrated with many pen & ink drawings by artist Chris
and can be purchased singly or as a set. Also, check out A Catt in Our House, the biography
of our physically challenged daughter.
Farm is a family
enterprise that is located in the driftless area of southwestern
Wisconsin, a section that was missed by the glacier that covered this
part of the country 10,000 years ago. It is some five miles from
Spring Green on 300 acres of hills and valleys, much of which is
wooded. Several miles of trails wend around and through its woods
and fields. Wildflowers flourish in extensive areas, and a
demonstration garden has been established close to the farmyard. The farm is now used as
a model for modern ecological timber management and sustainable wood