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Hibernaculum: Woman Contemplates Hibernation As Winter Coping Strategy

Before natural historians understood that some birds fly thousands of miles south each winter, they looked for other ways to ...

Kite Flying In The Snow

Spring is here and the sight of kids flying kites at the park is a common scene. But have you ...

Joy On A Winter’s Day

Just to know how it felt I stood under the red pine. It was 10 below and the sun was ...

Hands Down: There’s A Price For Grabbing Onto Life

The skin on my knuckles has been dry and cracked for weeks. My fingertips, too. I’ve got little scabs from ...

Winter Stockholm Syndrome

You came around again like I knew you would. I braced for you, or should I say that I braced ...

Let The Chips Fall

When the snow is mostly gone and the days start to feel longer, there’s one part of winter that tends ...

Fire On Ice

There are many things to enjoy about a frozen lake. For Patti See, it’s a bonfire built, improbably, on the ...

Rhinelander’s Nordic Skiing Tradition

Rhinelander today has a fairly well known cross country ski program in its schools. But it wasn't always this way. ...

Winter On The Edge Of The World

Wisconsin winters are known for being cold and harsh. But John Gurda reminds us of the 19th century settlers who ...

Winter No Obstacle To Motorcycle Racers

You’ve probably seen ice skaters, hockey players, snowmobiles, and even zipping across the ice. But what about motorcycles? Ron Davis ...

Dark Winter Light

There’s something about winter light that isn’t like any other. Mike Paulus tells us about the things hidden and revealed ...

Every Drop Counts For Family Living Off The Grid

Carol Dunbar and her family live off the grid in northern Wisconsin. It has its challenges, but those challenges have ...

The Beauty Of September In Wisconsin

Fall is a blissful time in Wisconsin. Catherine Jagoe celebrates the best of the season before our retreat into winter. ...

The Magic Of Summer Berries

There are many things to love about summer. The best may be the berries – strawberries, blueberries, raspberries. Helene Phelps ...

Mud Season, The Unloveliest Of Wisconsin Months

This weekend marks the first day of spring – at least astronomically. Writer Catherine Jagoe tells us why this time ...