Tag Archives: lake

Celebrations

After a long wait, spring weather pounced on us yesterday and beckoned me today for a walk in the park. It seems all the creatures, ducks, swans, birds and dogs along the trail were happy for sun and warmth.  I … Continue reading

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Quality of Life

Some people fear retirement years with trepidation. They worry about what they will do when they no longer have to get up and go to work. My own retirement happened six months ago, and now I am beginning to understand … Continue reading

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Meandering in Nature

Words seem inadequate to describe the beauty of nature and agreeable weather. Water has always drawn me in so it was no surprise that the lake beckoned me. In search of a photo of the owl standing guard at the … Continue reading

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Nature Changes Clothes

Snow fell along the lake this April morning as I walked and observed nature in its frozen glory. Birds above carried on conversations with one another. Lots of flooding and displaced ducks and geese tried to decide where to alight … Continue reading

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