Wisconsin Tour: Aldo Leopold & Sand County

A few years ago I read A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold.┬áIt was first published in 1949, and has been a very influential book for those interested in conservation. It was really one of the only books like this written at the time. It was wonderful to have the opportunity to actually go andContinue reading “Wisconsin Tour: Aldo Leopold & Sand County”

10th Annual Dog Paddle

>This morning I went to the 10th annual Dog Paddle at Woodland Park’s swimming pool. They have the event on the last day the pool is open for the season. It is sponsored by many companies around Lexington, but is put together by Friends of the Dog Parks. It is a great event, and soContinue reading “10th Annual Dog Paddle”

Wisconsin Tour: Apostle Islands

>Day 1: Ate Lunch at Rocky Roccoco’s Pizzeria Drove to Bayfield, WI from Madison (~6 hours) Set up our tent at the Bayfield Area Campground Ate dinner at the Northern Edge I should have known that, as much of our other travels, the first day would not go well, especially anything planned for Friday theContinue reading “Wisconsin Tour: Apostle Islands”

Wisconsin Tour: Milwaukee

I had been planning a tour of Wisconsin for the better part of the past six months. Recently, I was able to undertake this extensive tour which goes to Milwaukee, the Apostle Islands, and areas around Madison. I tried to incorporate every part of the state in this tour in a timely and budget consciousContinue reading “Wisconsin Tour: Milwaukee”

Appalachian Voices: A Concert with Yim Yames, Ben Sollee, Daniel Martin Moore

This past Thursday on July 22nd 2010, an unexpected concert brought people from the bluegrass region to the Lexington Opera House for a benefit concert. The concert “Appalachian Voices” raised funds and awareness to people on the issue of mountain top removal which is an economic, cultural, and social problem in the coal mining states.Continue reading “Appalachian Voices: A Concert with Yim Yames, Ben Sollee, Daniel Martin Moore”