Tag: sunset

Weekend Waterview: Guest Bloggers Lola and Sophie

Happy Weekend Everyone! This is Lola and Sophie, and we’re guest posting for our mom today. She’s been really busy gardening so we told her she could have the day off and we’d fill in for her. Life has been different since mid-March. Our dad and mom are both home all the time now which…

Weekend Waterview: Reflections + Rising and Receding Water

Happy Sunday! Here’s a little weekend waterview from Lake Norman. It’s been a crazy February, weather-wise. Mother Nature has been schizophrenic giving us 60 – 70 degree days, lows in the 20s, 4 inches of rain, tornadoes and snow flurries. . . all in the span of a week! Four inches of rain within 24…

Weekend Waterview: December Boating and Lighted Boat Parade

Happy Sunday! Here’s a little December weekend waterview from Lake Norman . . . We enjoyed a little boating time last weekend. The temps were in the low 60s and it was warm in sun. Sophie and Lola enjoyed the sunshine and wind blowing in their ears.   It was a little brisk with the breeze…

December Weekend Waterview

Happy Sunday! Here’s a little weekend waterview from Lake Norman. . . We’ve enjoyed the most gorgeous sunrises and sunsets over the last couple of weeks.  I took these first three photos with my iPhone while I was walking the dogs. . .it’s all about the light! The weather was beautiful yesterday and a sunny…

Weekend Waterview

Happy August from Lola! Here’s a little weekend waterview. . . It’s been hot & muggy with pop up storms this week. I pulled together some blue waterviews and photos taken over the last couple of weeks from our boating excursions. We avoid the heat of the day, boating in the early morning hours or…

Weekend Waterview: Pontoon Rides for Lola

Happy Sunday! Here’s a little weekend water and dogs’ eye view from Lake Norman. Lola is getting her sea legs and looking forward to pontoon rides. She’s learned from Gracie that crushed ice is a pontoon ritual and treat. She’s 4 months old with a lot of fur that she says is hot in our…

Weekend Waterview: Sunset Cruise on Lake Norman

Happy Weekend! I often get comments and emails about the lake; What lake do you live on and how big is it? Lake Norman, was created between 1959 and 1964, as part of the construction of the Cowans Ford Dam by Duke Energy and is the largest man-made body of fresh water in North Carolina.…

Weekend Waterview: Gardenias, Great Blue Heron and Glorious Sunset

Happy Weekend! After a week of being spoiled by lower humidity and cool morning temperatures, it’s hot and sultry here this weekend. You know it’s summer when it’s hot at night! It’s perfect weather for gardenias! They don’t mind the hot and humid weather (unlike me ;) and are blooming. . . I wish you…

Weekend Waterview: Full Pond and a Boat Ride After Alberto

Happy Sunday! We’re enjoying a break from the rain and some sunny skies! The pond is full after Subtropical Storm Alberto last week. The lake levels are starting to recede but there are high water cautions and warnings for debris and navigational hazards. With such a rainy spring, we haven’t had many boating days and…

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…