• How to Photograph Lightning, you are looking at a lightning flash up in the clouds, with the city of Wausau below.
    Photography

    How to Photograph Lightning

    How to Photograph Lightning can be challenging and very unpredictable. So if your a beginner, and don’t capture the perfect lightning shot the first time. Try not to get discouraged, it takes practice and there’s always next time. Even the best photographers miss those bolts running across the sky. Safety First First things first, always keep in mind your safety. Lightning can strike as far away as 6 to 10 miles from the storm. So that means when your storm chasing and wanting to photograph it. Keep at least 6 to 10 or more miles away from the storm. It’s best if you can photograph lightning under a covered area.…

  • You are looking at one of the ponds that you pass by on the Mountain Bay Trail.
    Travel

    Mountain-Bay State Trail: In Wisconsin

    Mountain-Bay State Trail in Wisconsin, is the longest rail-trail that travels for 83 miles through 3 counties, Brown, Marathon and Shawano. The rails-trail, are a former Chicago and Northwestern Railroads corridor. The trail starts west of Wausau, near Rib Mountain and along the Wisconsin River. Which travels all the way to Howard Memorial Park near the city of Green Bay. Hence the name Mountain-Bay State Trail. This is a very scenic trail that runs through communities, farmland, numerous bridges over rivers and streams as well as wetlands and forests. Mountain-Bay State Trail The trail is either Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, it will vary in different areas. Your able to…

  • You are looking at a group of exploding fireworks, in gold and red on the Fourth of July.
    Fun,  Photography

    Independence Day: Fourth of July

    Independence Day also known as the Fourth of July, is an American national holiday. That honors the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Americans traditionally celebrate the holiday with family outings that conclude with colorful displays of fireworks. For a list of events and fireworks show in the Wisconsin area, go here. This is also the time that we celebrate the birthday of the United States of America.  The founders of the new nation considered Independence Day an important occasion for rejoicing. John Adams said, ” I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought…

  • Travel

    Green Circle Trail: Stevens Point Wisconsin

    Green Circle Trail in Stevens Point Wisconsin, is a great place to visit. I am a lover of the great outdoors and try to spend as much time as I can outside. One of my favorite things to do, is checking out new hiking and biking areas. The Green Circle Trail in Stevens Point, Wisconsin is a 27 -mile hiking and biking loop around Stevens Point, which also connects over 45 miles of extra trails. Plover River Park The trail area we’ve walked, is the Plover River Park, the McDill Trail, and Iverson Trail section. As of now these are the only three areas that we’ve walked, but plan on…

  • You are looking at a bouquet of lilacs that I will be using to make the lilac jelly with vanilla bean.
    Food

    Lilac Jelly: Lilac Blossoms And Vanilla Bean

    Lilac Jelly made with Lilac Blossoms and Vanilla Bean, can you say amazing! When the lilacs are in full bloom in my area, not only do I use them to make jelly. But I love keep a bouquet of them on my kitchen table. They have such a beautiful long lasting scent, I can smell them through out my entire house. Did you know that you can just pick those little flowers and eat them, right off the bush? They may have a bit of a bitter and sweet taste all in one. Add them to salads with a sweet balsamic vinegar for your dressing. You can also bake with…