Posts tagged "milkweed"

A Walk in the Park a Source of Revenue for the IDNR

My wife and I went for our usual walk around Silver Springs State Park on Sunday. Living only a 5 minute drive away, we find ourselves there 2 to 5 times a week. Sunday the parking lot on the east end was full, we got the last spot. What a change from our weekday walks... Read more »

Living on the Edge of Civilization

A little after 5 o’clock and I’m leaving the office building hell that surrounds O’Hare airport for the 50 mile commute home. Luckily 98 percent of the drive is all highway driving. Unluckily there are still far too many people on earth that will never grasp the concept of highways. Why they insist on even... Read more »

A Strange Year for Berries, Bugs and Other Things

This past spring was cold and wet and my wife and I noticed that this delayed everything in the woods, fields and waters by at least 2 weeks. Plants and flowers that normally bloom by certain days, didn’t show up or bloom till weeks later. Birds, bugs and animals are still behaving oddly this third... Read more »
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Hectic Schedules, Summer Doldrums and Fishing Ennui

I think I first noticed something was up in the first week of May when Quill Gordon ended a post without placing a fly on the water. Opening Day! It took a little while, but slowly things began to build. I have no doubt there are others that have been writing about this, but the... Read more »