Author Archives: jjmummert
Heading Back to Columbia, Missouri in 2023 November 14 2022 My adventure in moving from Columbia, Missouri to Middleton, Wisconsin in July of 2021 has been wonderful, but more importantly, it has been an interesting learning experience. Here are the … Continue reading
Photography Hobby – People at the Henry Vilas Zoo, Madison, Wisconsin
June 3, 2022 There were lots of families and kids’ groups at the small local zoo today. Since the weather was perfect, I thought I’d walk around and practice with a new camera lens: Fujifilm 33mm F/1.4.
Photography Hobby: Late Winter at Stricker’s Pond, Madison, Wisconsin (March 15, 2022)
March 19, 2022 Now that March is halfway finished, I went out recently to try out a new lens. I haven’t done any photography during the winter months. I drove over to Stricker’s Pond in Madison, Wisconsin, less than two … Continue reading
Reacting to Images from Ukraine
March 16, 2022 Realization sets in. One sits and cries in the cold. WHY? What have we done to deserve this? What will happen to us? People gather to rally in support of Ukraine. Berlin…Amsterdam…Chicago…millions from around the world stand … Continue reading
Wisconsin Time – The Supervisor We All Want
Friday, March 4, 2022 The other day, my cousin, Bob, and I went to Festival Foods, a Wisconsin based supermarket. It’s Bob’s go-to grocery store located near downtown Madison. I picked up a few items and went to the checkout … Continue reading
WISCONSIN TIME: A Valentine Surprise
Thursday, February 17, 2022 I was expecting Valentine’s Day to come and go as easily as it has for so many decades. Sure, there are memories of a 10-year-old me bringing a decorated box to school to receive valentine cards … Continue reading
I Am Absolutely Perfect, of course, and You Are, too!
I am not sure when it started, but I remember being surprised and delighted at first. I think I was at a restaurant ordering lunch, and I chose what seemed to be a basic cheeseburger with coleslaw on the side … Continue reading
Photography Hobby – Olbrich Botanical Gardens, Madison, Wisconsin
September 12, 2021 In late July I visited Olbrich Botanical Gardens with some family members. These photos were taken with my Samsung S20 Ultra. Olbrich Botanical Gardens is a must see for anyone visiting the Madison, Wisconsin area.
Wisconsin Time – First 36 Days in Middleton
Sunday, September 5, 2021 This is what August first looked like: Thirty-five days later I can say that all boxes have been unpacked, broken down, and placed in recycling bins. I became very familiar with the apartment elevator which took … Continue reading
Another Massacre of Innocents: It’s Time to Roar with Our Votes
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 With another massacre of innocent school children and personnel, how can we not stand together and demand action and accountability? Republicans, Democrats, Independents, Green Party and others, it’s time to roar with our votes. At the … Continue reading →