Monthly Archives: May 2012

Getting Ready and the Ghost of Nick Adams

I talked a couple of blogs ago about gearing up for camping, and my slight obsession with the packs, tents, and stoves that go with us into the woods. The gear is very important, but I go through another gearing … Continue reading

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Bucket runner-up: Devil’s Lake

Memorial Day weekend is finally here. It seems so long ago that I made our camping reservations at Devil’s Lake State Park. But, in the world of Wisconsin State Park camping, three months is just a quarter of the time … Continue reading

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An afternoon in wine country

I’ve never been to Napa Valley, but after visiting Wollersheim Winery in Prairie du Sac last weekend, I see no need to ever go. Situated on rolling farmland near the Wisconsin River, the winery could give those in California a … Continue reading

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HOTR, part II: Man of madness, man of mystery

HOTR, part I: What “house”? What “rock”? Pretty quick into the House on the Rock tour, just as your eyes begin adjusting to the darkness, your brain is simultaneously trying to process the complexities of the collection and alternately screaming … Continue reading

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Wollersheim Winery for the win

In less than two weeks I’m scheduled to head out to western Wisconsin to explore a collection of attractions out there, including Wollersheim Winery in Prairie du Sac. I’m not a very educated wine drinker, but if it tastes good … Continue reading

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