Monthly Archives: May 2011

Weather – constant source of conversation

It’s been 80, it’s been 50 (and raining), and this morning it was 35.  You know you’ve gone off the deep end when you’re photographing frost on your lawn.  But it’s May 27th already! The baby birds don’t seem to … Continue reading

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Die, Garlic Mustard, Die!

Garlic mustard is a highly invasive species in Wisconsin.  In the past few years, I have watched it slowly make its way into our valley.  This year it reached our property.  If you haven’t seen our yard in awhile, you’d … Continue reading

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Achoo!

Be careful what you ask for…… spring and summer are here at the same time.  Today it was as hot as summer, but things are just blooming like the spring season it really is. Here are some things just opening … Continue reading

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Graduation!

Well, VB graduated from the University of Minnesota last Sunday, May 15th.  It was a kind of cold but sunny day in Minneapolis.  The graduation was inside the enormous hockey arena. There were 1,200 graduates at this ceremony!  I know … Continue reading

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Big Points for Just Trying

Last week I attended a conference for math teachers… or I guess anyone who is interested in math education.  It was a two-day conference, held in a resort/convention center up North in Green Lake, Wisconsin, and as usual I tried … Continue reading

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May Day means it’s got to be getting warmer someday, right?

After so much rain, clouds, wind and cold, May Day dawned bright and sunny.  It fooled us because it was still darn cold out.  The previous day, it had been slightly warmer, but so windy you couldn’t tell.  Claudia and … Continue reading

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