Category: Water

Weekend Waterview: A Little Steam Fog

Happy Sunday! I hope you’re enjoying some beautiful fall weather this weekend and cooler temperatures like we are in North Carolina. After our much-needed rain, it’s nice to have a sunny weekend to enjoy and crisp fall mornings. And watch the steam fog drift quietly across the lake. We only have tiny pockets of fall color…

Weekend Waterview: Rising Waters

Thank you for all your emails and concerns about rising waters with the rain we’ve had the past two weeks. We were fortunate to get much-needed rain without the flooding that affected South Carolina, especially in Columbia and Charleston, our favorite weekend getaway. We went from a low of a 93.6 lake level reading (100 being full pond)…

Weekend Waterview: A Symphony of Color

Sometimes you see a sunset that makes you stare in awe and wonder, mesmerized by the sheer beauty. “See” is really the wrong word, it’s more like an “experience”. . .a symphony of color. You can barely stand to go inside to grab your camera, afraid you’ll miss it, since the color fades and shifts so quickly. I took…

Weekend Waterview: The Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days: 1. The hot, sultry days of summer when Sirius, the Dog Star, rises in the constellation Canis Major. 2. A period marked by lethargy, inactivity, or indolence. We’re feeling lethargic in the Dog Days of Summer and it’s dog gone hot and dry here. Our lake level is down 5 feet from full pond and our…

Weekend Waterview: Early Lake Morning

We’re early risers at our house, even on the weekends. Mainly because of these two who need to go out, demand to be fed, then proceed to go back to sleep.  I took these photos yesterday around 7 am.  It was a delightful 69 degrees and low humidity! More 90+ degree temperatures ahead for us today and…

Winter Lake Beauty

I’m looking for the beauty in winter while we’re surrounded by shades of gray and a blanket of fog.  While there is nothing prettier than clear blue water reflecting blue skies, there’s something mysterious and a little magical about the quiet beauty and winter landscape of the lake. Especially in the early morning when the light is just starting…

Swimming Lessons for Chloe

Our water dogs have never been in the lake above their paws. We decided it was time for Chloe to have a swimming lesson. We suited her up with a  life jacket for her first lesson. The jacket was a wee bit large, her front leg kept coming out while swimming so it was jettisoned. A…