Category Archives: Antler Lake

Storm update, day 5.

From our utility company’s Facebook page: “TUES, JULY 23, 9:30A.M. STORM RESTORATION UPDATE: 1,800+ MEMBERS OUT OF POWER. 7,200 restored since Friday night. More help today: Crews from SEVEN neighboring co-ops plus contractors with expertise in tree clearing, underground and … Continue reading

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Storm update, day 4.

This video was posted by my friend Jeff, who was hit hard by the storm. After a gang of friends with chain saws had cleared his driveway, he made the video driving along the road he lives on. We are … Continue reading

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Settle back. This is a long post.

If you follow me on Instagram, you have seen some these photos and commentary already. But there has been too much going on the past few days not to memorialize it in a blog post. Here goes. The weather was … Continue reading

Posted in Antler Lake, Rural life, Summer | 8 Comments

A story of my lake.

Last weekend I got an email from a man who used to have a cabin on our lake. He sent the following anecdote to be published in our lake newsletter. He originally wrote it in a letter to his brother … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Antler Lake, Rural life, Stories | 11 Comments

Fotography Friday.

Posted in Antler Lake, Fotography Friday, Rural life | 5 Comments

Money, money, money

Sometimes spending money is fun — buying yarn, going on a vacation, upgrading your phone. But when money is spent simply to maintain the status quo? Not so much fun. Case in point: we are emptying the checking account and … Continue reading

Posted in Antler Lake, Bloopers, Jeopardy!, Matthew, Miscellaneous, Motorcars, Smokey, Technology and The Kat, What's going on | 9 Comments

The garden in early summer.

Earlier I showed you my crocuses and daffodils, but they are long done. Now that the trees have fully leafed out, the flowerbed outside our front door is largely a shade garden. There are two or three other daylilies and … Continue reading

Posted in Antler Lake, Gardening, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

More on peepers

When we first heard them on Thursday night, they were so loud it hurt my ears.

Posted in Animals, Antler Lake, Rural life | 5 Comments

Ice out!

The ice finally went out of the lake a couple days ago, May 1. That is the latest since we began coming here in 1991. What a weird spring! Let us review our history of the lake. The sounds of … Continue reading

Posted in Antler Lake, Spring, Winter | 7 Comments

Eagle.

 

Posted in Animals, Antler Lake, Rural life | 5 Comments