Sanders Park

After a brief break from the wilds of Wisconsin to visit friends (more like ‘chosen family’) in North Carolina, we went on another park-hopping adventure on Sunday, March 11th. The weather was good (in other words, not bitterly cold or too terribly windy) and we had no plans, so off we went! We started our…

Mirror Lake State Park

Having grown up in Madison, you would think I’d be more familiar with the parks in the southwestern part of Wisconsin. You would be wrong. As I’ve mentioned, my parents aren’t exactly outdoorsy types (unless you count sitting on the porch with cocktails – that’s technically outdoors, right?). My mom hates cold weather, is terrified…

Tower Hill State Park

My first “planned” adventure was on January 6th. I use quotation marks there because I had actually planned to go to Governor Dodge State Park, but a little research suggested that the trail I wanted to walk might be closed for hiking since we actually had some snow on the ground. Instead, I decided on nearby…