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  • NAMI Dane County Gala 2023

    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…

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  • Wandering


    Ice Age Trail Junction @ McKee Road, Madison. Feeling a bit more like wandering now that the weather is warming up.

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  • Valentine’s Dog

    Valentine’s Dog

    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…

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  • Photo crawl

    Photo crawl

    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.

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  • A festive December

    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

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  • A faint mist

    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…

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  • Pete Souza’s “The West Wing and Beyond” book launch

    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…

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