One Last Frolic In The Snow

There’s one good thing about snow, it makes your lawn look as nice as your neighbor’s. Clyde Moore

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A Beautiful Week At The Lake

A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature.  It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature. Henry David Thoreau

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Happy March Madness and St. Patrick’s Day!!

A perfect weekend for staying indoors and watching exciting March Madness basketball games and celebrating each victory by your final four teams (Villanova, Notre Dame, Kentucky and Michigan) with your favorite Irish beverage.  Enjoy the weekend!!

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Blue Winter

Winter uses all the blues there are. One shade of blue for water, one for ice, Another blue for shadows over snow. The clear or cloudy sky uses blue twice– Both different blues.  And hills row after row Are colored blue according to how far. You know the bluejay’s double-blue device Shows best when there…

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Free Spirit

If I was meant to be controlled, I would have come with a remote. unknown

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A Few Photos and Thoughts About Photography

There was concern at the onset of winter about what direction the photography would take, but surprisingly nature never disappointed through the cold days. The lakes offered a continuing transformation of ice and light and throughout the seasons of the year, the ever-changing qualities and appearance of water has remained my main area of fascination.…

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Ceol Agus Craic

It’s an exciting week for drink, music and fun! The designated driver will be drinking water on St. Patrick’s Day, but others will be enjoying a sampling of Guinness, Baileys or a nip of Bushmills Irish Whiskey. There is double the fun this year with the combination of basketball and the love of all things…

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Nature’s Musings About Daylight Saving Time

I’m not sure what the fuss is all about, I operate on my own clock. I may lose an hour stealing peanuts, but I benefit from the dog having less time to bark at me. One hour less of my favorite snacks! Some will miss the extra time hearing me sing my beautiful song, but…

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Fine Time For A Visit

Looking toward the billowing clouds in the sky during the morning, one could almost imagine it was going to be a somewhat normal Wednesday. All of that changed when you stepped outside and looked toward the trees swaying and bending and the water whipping across the lake. Rarely sighted on this lake, the bufflehead chose…

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Frosty – Fifty Word Story

The walkers strolled by and appeared to miss the natural artwork as eyes were cast toward the warmth of the sky and its kaleidoscope of colors. They failed to notice in pockets of cold isolation, the frosty spheres illuminating and reflecting  all of nature’s beauty in melting pools of light.

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