Marquette County Wisconsin

The Montello River

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Marquette County Wisconsin, Spring Scenery in Marquette County | 0 comments

The Montello River

A lazy river in Marquette County gives one a reminder to breathe deeply and be sure to appreciate the everyday beauty around us.

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Learning about Brakebush Brothers

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Howard and Betty, Kathleen's Blog, Marquette County Wisconsin | 0 comments

Learning about Brakebush Brothers

          Thank you Brakebush!   You make Marquette County, our home, very special.         ...

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Much to learn at the Marquette County Historical Society

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Howard and Betty, Marquette County Wisconsin | 0 comments

Much to learn at the Marquette County Historical Society

              What a great adventure.  What did you learn?                

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Sunrise

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in Winter Scenery in Marquette County | 0 comments

Sunrise

A January sunrise is all the more beautiful when it comes on a crackling cold morning and turns the frozen, barren ground to pinky gold. 

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Subtle Colors of Winter

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in Winter Scenery in Marquette County | 0 comments

Subtle Colors of Winter

Winter makes you work for its beauty since our eyes and bodies often grow lazy during the lush days of summer when it’s easy to look upon the bright colors of blooms and bask in the warm sun.  Winter makes you bundle up and find its beauty in a wash of browns, a palette of gray and the nuance of whites.

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Red Cedar Cones

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in Winter Scenery in Marquette County | 0 comments

Red Cedar Cones

Some people don’t like red cedar, but I leave them grow on my land and watch the cedar wax wings eat the blue cones, which look like berries, on the dark green branches in the winter.   Indigo buntings and gray catbirds often use the papery bark of a cedar to build their nests come spring.  Others build their nests within the prickly branches, out of reach of predators.

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