Category Archives: Antler Lake

In the spring…

In the spring a young man’s swan’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. Last week I saw a single swan standing on the ice doing the neck stretch and retract. It must be spring!

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He came back!

We so seldom see pileated woodpeckers here that I feel compelled to document each occurrence. Last one was in November, 2014. As the observant of you may guess, the above photo was not taken last week; it was in early … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: turtle love.

I captured this video in June 2007 and posted it on the blog then, but the original YouTube video disappeared when Google[?] bought YouTube and redid all the accounts. Here it is again, in all its snapping turtle, sex-in-the-water glory. … Continue reading

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Images of spring.

  The wood ducks were passing through last weekend.   It was difficult to count them because they kept doing this and disappearing under the water.   I spotted this today. For a second I thought it was a maze … Continue reading

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Look who came to visit last week!

It's Woody Woodpecker! We have lots of downy woodpeckers and hairy woodpeckers and red-bellied woodpeckers and the occasional red-headed woodpecker or northern flicker here, but seeing a pileated woodpecker is cause for a stealthy photo. We have seen one on our property only … Continue reading

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I was searching through my iPhoto library for a photo of the mini-mini-motorhome — found it! — and came across some others that I felt the need to share. I sincerely hope none of you are still on dial-up because … Continue reading

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Today is brought to you by the color green*.

The wild geraniums are blooming along the roadsides here.   A closer look.   The hardy geraniums in my garden. Notice how well they are blooming. Not.   My hardy geraniums and their neighbors, labeled. You know how you never … Continue reading

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No links today due to busy.

But I thought I would share this photo with you. It was taken across the lake from us, exactly one mile away. Not by me, though. Bear cubs. There are a mama bear and three cubs hanging around the lake … Continue reading

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Springing Sunday.

As usual, first you get the mutterings. Steady :: boyfriend. Sleep :: deprived. Thumb :: and forefinger. Straighten :: up. Wake up! :: NO! Diminish ::  -ing returns. Scarred :: for life. Horn :: of plenty. Pace :: car. Correspondence … Continue reading

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