Retzer Nature Center – Waukesha, WI

Last week, I chaperoned our first grader, and his class, on a field trip to Retzer Nature Center. The trip was educational, and more importantly, fun! The children were able to explore the woods, prairie, and river ecosystems native to our area. Of course we were given a stern warning NOT to taste anything, but the…

Coghlan’s Tick Remover

With the weather getting nicer in Wisconsin, everyone is anxious to get outside. But, getting outside and being active can come with some little nuisances: ticks! These blood-sucking spiders invade your skin and make a meal of your blood but they can also leave a “gift” of Lyme Disease.   Before going out, take precautions….