Posts Tagged ‘nature’

The Landscape and Leadership

Last week I gave you a little taste of the natural beauty of where I live in the Minocqua area of Northern Wisconsin. Again, I sit and watch loons and eagles as I write. The other birds carry on a chorus in the background with the frogs chiming in. Nature is almost everywhere.

7.19.16 wetlands

On a drive through to town the other day I almost hit a bear! In the summer, people come from across the country to enjoy this area because of its natural beauty and the 2,500 lakes that freckle Oneida and Vilas county (just 2 of the 72 counties in Wisconsin). I live in the 3rd most lake-rich area of the world, and the lakes are fresh and clean because of our natural wooded landscape and the extensive wetlands here. (more…)

Leading Your Own Life

Well, the festivities of the 4th of July are over and summer is officially under way. I spend my summers on Red Wing Island, a piece of property that has been in my family for 69 years this year. Right now I am sitting in my A-frame on my couch at 5 a.m. watching two Loons float by as Bluegills snatch insects off the water’s surface and Kingfishers chatter on. Soon, I’ll paddle off the island and go do my horse chores.

7.12.16 Kingfisher

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