Category: Lake Life

Weekend Waterview: Hazy, Smoky, Windy & Dry

Happy Weekend! Here’s a little waterview along with some fall foliage. . .much prettier when there is water in the pond! Our views have been hazy and smoky this week from the 16 wildfires burning in North Carolina. We have a Code Orange air quality alert today with smoke and wind advisories with gusts up to 35 mph.…

Weekend Waterview: The Crystal Coast

We visited the Crystal Coast of North Carolina for a long weekend with friends. Enjoying a little bird watching, fishing and scenery. We rented a house on Harkers Island for our stay. You find photos of a previous visit, here. I always enjoy looking at boat names. . . Sadie Lady and Boss are hard-working…

Weekend Waterview: Spooky Steam Fog and Sweating Weather

We enjoyed some cool crisp early morning temperatures earlier this week, producing steam fog rising from the warm water of the lake. Almost a little spooky and mysterious on the cusp of Halloween. Even spookier and a little scary are our drought conditions and disappearing water on the lake. And eerie in contrast to the flooding in the eastern part of the…

Weekend Waterview: Coastal Maine Getaway

Happy Sunday! I’m taking you along on a trip to Maine to enjoy some beautiful coastal scenery, lobster and lighthouses! This was our first visit to Maine and it was more beautiful than we imagined. We spent 5 days there, just long enough for a taste and to whet our appetite for a return trip! We flew…

Weekend Waterview

I hope your weekend is just ducky! Our resident Mallards made a new friend recently. A domestic Pekin duck. . . They’re unable to fly, too heavy to get airborne. That combined with her lack of camouflage makes her a “sitting duck” on the lake. I breathe a sigh of relief when I see her swimming…