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Driving on Sunshine

The world's largest renewable energy and sustainable living fair happens in our tiny town of Custer, Wisconsin. The Energy Fair is an event we never miss - seriously, it was the one blackout date we had when planning our wedding.... Continue Reading →

Opportunity Lost

It was three days past Christmas, and not much above zero. The light, westerly breeze cut into exposed skin like a scalpel. A dozen of us, bundled in layers of coats and sweaters, climbed into Justin Isherwood’s old manure spreader,... Continue Reading →

10 Tips for Camping with Kids in Style

The most important thing to know about camping with kids is that it is a lot of work and will likely suck at least some of the time. Of course, that also describes a normal day at home with your... Continue Reading →

Sustain This: 7 things I’ve learned about sustainability

I live in a bubble. I admit it. It's a sweet little bubble full of funny, wonderful people who love local food, renewable energy, and learning to live lighter on the Earth. Even when I think I'm branching out, I just... Continue Reading →

Wind of Change

Last month I had the pleasure of shooting staff photos for one of our favorite local companies, North Wind Renewable Energy Cooperative. They were celebrating their recent transition to a 100 percent employee owned company after years of research and planning.... Continue Reading →

The Chord Trackers

These two are the real deal. There is no instrument they can't play. No song they won't rock in some new, old bluegrass way. And, they just happen to be two of our favorite people. We've known Jeff and Maria... Continue Reading →

Water is Special

That's what I tell my kids. At ages 3 and 5, it's the best answer to many of their incessant "why" questions these days. Water is special. And since water is so special, we each have to do our part to... Continue Reading →

Baby love

As we all eagerly await news of this little one's arrival, we were delighted to capture memories of his mama's beautiful belly. Layne and Josh are amazing people and they are going to be such awesome parents. Everyone in our community is ridiculously happy... Continue Reading →

True love

On this day four years ago, I was sitting with my mom as she took her last breath in this world. After a year of battling cancer, and too many weeks of succumbing to its grip, she was ready, and finally,... Continue Reading →

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