A Barking What?

By | February 23rd, 2016|Categories: Wildlife|Tags: , |

Early in the morning (4:00 am-ish?) a couple weeks ago Cleo started barking wildly like someone was trying to break into the house, paralyzing [...]

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By | December 1st, 2013|Categories: Lake, leaves and other things|Tags: , |

Yesterday was the first day that hit below zero so far this winter. It got down to -2F at some point overnight. The lake was [...]

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Winter Things

By | January 14th, 2013|Categories: Birds, Cleo, Lake, leaves and other things|Tags: , , , , , |

Cleo in the Snow

By | January 25th, 2012|Categories: Cleo|Tags: , , |

Latest pics of Cleo playing in the snow. She's about 8-1/2 months. I'd guess she's around 60-65 pounds.


By | January 11th, 2012|Categories: Lake, leaves and other things|Tags: , , |

Some pics of the ice and a cool winter scene.

Pressure Ridge

By | January 11th, 2012|Categories: Lake, leaves and other things|Tags: , |

  There have been many freeze/thaw cycles since November and lately the lake has been very vocal about it. Eerie, swirly ET-type noises [...]

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Signs of Winter

By | November 26th, 2011|Categories: Birds|Tags: , , |

I can tell winter's coming. It's not the snow. Or the single digit temps at night. It's the squirrels scrambling for acorns which usually starts in September. The timing and desperation in their gathering usually indicates when winter will start.

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Winter Prep

By | October 12th, 2011|Categories: Cleo, Stuff|Tags: , , , , , |

Lucky to get 4 or 5 of really nice weather days this late in the fall so I was able to get the last minute

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Spring Arrived Overnight

By | April 30th, 2011|Categories: Birds, Lake, leaves and other things, Wildlife|Tags: , , , , |

Spring arrived overnight! Well, not really. On the morning of April 28, the lake was completely iced over. By the morning of April 29 it appeared to be mostly melted.

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