Wandering and Wondering

There are certain random activities that seem to stimulate creative thinking. Several people have told me that they come up with their best ideas in the shower, or when driving. Walking, particularly in the woods, is one of those activities for me. There is nothing more inspiring -- and nothing that inspires more contemplation -- than being in nature. I've … Continue reading Wandering and Wondering


Wisconsin Wildflowers 101

Anyone who loves nature loves flowers. About 15 years ago, in order to get more flowers in my line of sight, I became interested in landscaping and container gardening. While shopping for flowers and investigating what plants worked together best, I discovered that I found plant identification fascinating. For all my creative right-brained-ness, I seem to have … Continue reading Wisconsin Wildflowers 101