NAMI Dane County Gala 2023
Thank you, NAMI Dane County, for a great gala event last night at the historic Garver Feed Mill! Keep doing the good work for families affected by mental illness. I have had a productive working relationship with the folks at NAMI Dane County over the last eight or nine years. It was a pleasure to…
Ice Age Trail Junction @ McKee Road, Madison. Feeling a bit more like wandering now that the weather is warming up.
Have I ever told you what a sweetheart Luke is? Three years ago today — February 13, 2020 — I met Luke at the Dane County Humane Society and adopted him. It was right before the pandemic lockdown. He has been my Valentine’s Dog ever since! I still call him Mr. Compliments because people seem…
This scene is surprisingly close to the Beltline at Whitney Way. Some people do pub crawls. I do photo crawls. I was out crawling around Madison this afternoon and happened upon this open field behind some apartment buildings with a solitary tree in the middle.
A festive December
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year / There’ll be much mistletoeing / And hearts will be glowing when loved ones are near / It’s the most wonderful time of the year” Hope you’re having a festive December! Fujfilm X-T4 / XF33mmISO 800 / 1/8 sec. / f1.4
A faint mist
There’s a faint mist in the air. Even though we feel cold, the farther we walk, the more we warm up. Take heart, friends. The green fields will come again. There’s a simple truth: the more time we spend outside, the better we feel. Even, yes, in the Wisconsin winter. Brace yourself if you need…
Pete Souza’s “The West Wing and Beyond” book launch
Pete Souza, President Barack Obama’s official photographer, gave a talk last night (Sept. 27, 2022) in downtown Madison. His new book, The West Wing and Beyond: What I Saw Inside the Presidency, was released yesterday. We started the evening at Himal Chuli, our favorite Nepalese restaurant, and then headed to the Orpheum. Souza gave a…