Tag Archives: nature

Checking out the sky

When I borrow the Mineral Point Public Library’s telescope it is a 60-degree day with nighttime lows in the cool, but manageable, 40s. When I actually use the telescope there is snow on the ground and it is 27 degrees. But … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Outdoors | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Cheese Country Trail & Brewpub Pies

On Sunday afternoon, my partner in crime Keith and I had a little taste of fall in Mineral Point.  It was cool enough that I could wear a little knit cap, extra thick hoody, and convertible gloves.  We decided to … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Outdoors | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Stephens of Stephens’ Falls

Only 15 minutes away, Governor Dodge State Park is an easy day trip from Mineral Point. In the summer our family often hikes the Stephens’ Falls Trail to the base of the waterfall, where we enjoy a temperature drop of … Continue reading

Posted in Family, History, Outdoors | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Downhill slide

This gallery contains 1 photo.

Contributed by Susan Webb The end of winter is near. We’re counting the days until spring (as of Feb. 27, there are 20). By now, most of us just want winter to be over with, kind of like that nasty … Continue reading

More Galleries | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment


This gallery contains 5 photos.

This morning’s giant flakes of snow looked fake.

More Galleries | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment