Category Archives: Onondaga Lake

A Sight to Behold!

During the winter we are mainly housebound. Naturally, the first warm day which was only above freezing but sunny, the lake park beckoned us for a walk.  My husband’s voice declared in utter amazement that he had never seen such … Continue reading

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Autumn Magic

Nature beckons us to stroll by the lake. On one of the last warm days, we don walking shoes and wander about in the glorious Autumn foliage. The lake shimmers as the sun casts its rays. Dogs at the dog … Continue reading

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A Respite at the Lake

As I sit on the dock bench stretched out over the lake, an inner peace envelops me.  Worries cease. Boats pass leaving waves and ripples. A distant highway. Surrounded by nature’s embrace, I feel calm. Life assumes new meaning. Birds … Continue reading

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A Chance Encounter

My daily walk at the lake park has long been a favorite ritual. How pleasant today’s weather was, and many folks were out and about. People in Upstate New York tend to be friendly and outgoing so it is quite … Continue reading

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