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Author: Kate Morton

A Breath of Fresh Air: Conclusion

Posted on Aug. 28, 2017 by Kate Morton
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“I am glad I will not be young in a future without wilderness.” — Aldo Leopold Throughout the summer and the course of this blog series, I have spent my time in some of the most beautiful and wild places that the Fox Cities has to offer. From the Butterfly Gardens of Wisconsin to High READ MORE

A Breath of Fresh Air: High Cliff State Park

Posted on Aug. 15, 2017 by Kate Morton
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This past weekend, I went to hike around in High Cliff State Park in Sherwood with my friends Maddie and Chris. What really makes High Cliff unique, along with its aesthetic beauty, is its geological history. The first time I visited High Cliff, I went with my geology class, where we talked about the cliffs READ MORE

New sculpture brings healing, hope to cancer patients

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017 by Kate Morton
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A new sculpture, titled “Blossom,” by artist Kent Hutchison was installed at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay on August 8. The piece is a 16-foot blossoming flower made of welded corten (AKA weathering steel) and is located in the Vince Lombardi Cancer Care Center Garden. “Blossom” features a blown glass stamen equipped with LED READ MORE

A Breath of Fresh Air: Butterfly Gardens of Wisconsin

Posted on Jun. 30, 2017 by Kate Morton
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My interest in butterflies, specifically monarch butterflies, began when I was in middle school and one of the staff members was nice enough to gift me a couple of monarch caterpillars to raise (she also offered some baby painted turtles, but that was a “no” from mom.) It’s practically a universal fact that middle school is the worst, READ MORE

A Breath of Fresh Air: Introduction

Posted on Jun. 20, 2017 by Kate Morton
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“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.” ― John Muir From when I was born until I left home for Lawrence University, I lived in a rural area outside of Madison, Wisconsin. It was a big transition to go from living across from READ MORE

Home Trend: Textiles

Posted on Sep. 1, 2017 by Kate Morton
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Usher in autumn with decorative fabrics and fibers From tablecloths and rugs to wall hangings and pillows, textiles add textural beauty and warmth to a living space that is fitting for fall. Whether you opt for functional or decorative items, there are countless ways to incorporate textiles into your home. Here are a few of READ MORE