Today, I drove up to Natural Bridge State Park, up in the ancient, ancient Baraboo Hills:
If you need a mental picture of Wisconsin. That is the picture.
I walked up to see the thing that made them make this a state park:
Years ago, they excavated this area at the base of the bridge and found evidence that human beings found shelter here 12,000 years ago:
People carved off a slice of mastodon to gnaw, right here, once, long ago.