Category Archives: Antler Lake

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

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Fotography Friday.

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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

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More on peepers

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

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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.

 

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Hello, winter!

A week ago it was 70˚. On Wednesday it was windy here but not cold; on Lake Superior, 100 miles north, there were hurricane force winds and 25- to 30-foot waves. Thursday was calm and sunny. Friday, however; the air … Continue reading

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Foliage photo of the day & art.

On my way west out of Massachusetts I stopped in North Adams at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art to see an exhibit I had glimpsed on Instagram. The image above, left, was an exhibit. The image above right was … Continue reading

Posted in Antler Lake, Autumn, Travel | 8 Comments

TBT: Turtle love.

I captured this video in June 2007 and posted it on the blog then, but the original YouTube video disappeared when Google[?] bought YouTube and redid all the accounts. But it is back again, in all its snapping turtle, sex-in-the-water … Continue reading

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