Category Archives: out and about

Pammel Park Bird Blind

While Ian was out for an adventure-filled day with grandma and grandpa, the rest of the family ventured out to the Nature Center/Bird Blind at Madison County’s Pammel Park. I *think I was the only one to see birds, but … Continue reading

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Pammel Park Backbone Trail, Madison County, IA

Pammel Park is roughly five miles SW of Winterset in Madison County, Iowa. I’ve been intending to walk some of the county’s trails (learn more about what the county has to offer at http://www.madisoncountyparks.org) for a few years now and, … Continue reading

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Saturday work

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Mantis

Stacy spotted this space monster in the road when picking me up from work yesterday evening. I love seeing mantids out and about.

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Do Local Businesses Deserve Your Money?

“LOCAL” DOES NOT EQUAL “GOOD.” Local equals local. For instance, there are many coffee shops around. One of the local coffee shops invariably has a huge line, and locals know to go there only if you have some extra time. … Continue reading

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Maquoketa Caves State Park

Maquoketa Caves State Park.

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On the edges with Daniel Kukla » ISO50 Blog – The Blog of Scott Hansen Tycho / ISO50

On the edges with Daniel Kukla » ISO50 Blog – The Blog of Scott Hansen Tycho / ISO50.

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Explore – nprfreshair: Scenes from World War II…

Explore – nprfreshair: Scenes from World War II….

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A Metal Sculpture That Plays The Breeze

I wonder how difficult a diy-home version of this installation would be? And how many neighbors would call the police in the middle of the night? Read more at A Metal Sculpture That Plays The Breeze, via HolyKaw

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Jump from Paper Bags – Perfect for Tablets, Shopping, and Fashion! / Home

I *do like these bags but think the novelty would wear off after a few months. And then I would fall in love with them all over again. I want one.       Jump from Paper Bags – Perfect … Continue reading

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