Monthly Archives: March 2010


Not long ago, we received a delightful visit from two local friends, one of whom is an ecologist and the other a tender of oaks on their property not far from Liberation Park. Our sense that the various eco-zones of … Continue reading

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Food pantries & precepts

Wisconsin Public Radio has been highlighting the unprecedented numbers of people turning to food pantries to avoid hunger. (Please see Feeding America and local Second Harvest of Southern Wisconsin for details.) I am reminded, especially when I feel my girth, … Continue reading

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Flirtations of Spring

Temperatures have been creeping up into the 40s, sun shines, and days lengthen. At night, the temperatures still drop below freezing but less and less as March builds. Snow is melting and evaporating. Patches of ground, grass (some green, mostly … Continue reading

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