Category Archives: Antler Lake

Hello, winter!

A week ago it was 70˚. On Wednesday it was windy here but not cold; on Lake Superior, 100 miles north, there were hurricane force winds and 25- to 30-foot waves. Thursday was calm and sunny. Friday, however; the air … Continue reading

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Foliage photo of the day & art.

On my way west out of Massachusetts I stopped in North Adams at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art to see an exhibit I had glimpsed on Instagram. The image above, left, was an exhibit. The image above right was … Continue reading

Posted in Antler Lake, Autumn, Travel | 8 Comments

TBT: 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. But it is back again, in all its snapping turtle, sex-in-the-water … Continue reading

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Misha alerts!

As I was making breakfast in the kitchen this morning, Misha The Formerly Very Shy Dog shot out of the bedroom and raced to the front door, barking her fool head off, as she is wont to do. Of course, … Continue reading

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Whatever could this be?

To be continued…

Posted in Antler Lake, Rural life, Technology and The Kat | 1 Comment

A little domesticated spring.

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Spring progresses slowly… like democracy.

This first set of photos was taken a month ago. Clockwise from upper left: the elderberry is beginning to sprout leaves; “I’m ready for my close-up, Ms. Kat”; the swamp maple in bloom; fishing, not something I would chose to do, … Continue reading

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Spring progresses.

Those hepaticas I showed you last week are opening. These were six feet away. They come in shades varying form nearly white to nearly purple. This is what they will look like when fully open. (Photo from a past year.) … Continue reading

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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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