Tag: Lake Norman

The Little Things…

       “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” ~ Robert Brault                                       For more Weekly Words to Live By, stop by Notes from A Cottage…

Reflections

        R is for Reflections         I’m joining Alphabe-Thursday ~ this week’s letter assignment is the letter R.          Dictionary.com defines reflection as: the act of reflecting or the state of being reflected.  an image; representation; counterpart.    in Physics, Optics, a: the return of light, heat, sound, etc.,…

Things that Make Me Smile. . .

     This Red Swing is one of the things we spied boating this past weekend that made me smile, along with. . .          Water Dogs~busy with a tennis ball. . .       A Frog Watchman. . .        A family of Geese. . . (I confess, I smile a lot more…

Dock Shadows

       Shadows on the lake. . .         I’m joining Hey Harriet for Shadow Shot Sunday.                   Be sure to visit Hey Harriet for other Shadow Shots.      

Boat Names

     Here are some boat names we’ve run across recently on the lake~      According to this site, here are the top 10 Boat Names: Aquaholic Destiny Haukuna matata Happy Hours Knot Working Life is Good Plan B Pura Vida Reel Time Second Wind      And this site, the top 10 Sailboat Names:…

No Muskrat Love

What did you do this past weekend? We trapped muskrats (one a night). . .it is Operation Relocate Muskrat(s) in our cove at the lake now. I’m afraid it is pointless, but it seems to make my husband feel better. We are trapping them with nothing more than an apple cut in half, that we put in the trap overnight. The next…

Chairs

     It is chair-sitting weather again~ The fine art of “Chair-Sitting” involves:  Stare at the Water and Clouds. Read a Little. Have a Drink. Watch the Purple Martins. Hold a Dog in your Lap. Listen to Music.  Discuss Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness and just Sloooow Down.          Read the history of Adirondack…

Birds of a Feather

 A few bird sightings while boating over the weekend. . .     Herons are very patient fishermen :-) Read more about Blue Herons Here.   This island on the lake is restricted for nesting April thru August– there are over 100 nesting Blue Herons during this time.  We only spotted a couple in the tree tops while…