The end of fall means no more shorts, tank tops and flip-flops. For this girl (yes, I still like being called a girl.  The older I get, the more pleased I am when I’m referred to as a girl and not as ma’am), that means it’s time to run away to warmer climate, despite the…

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summer lake

If you haven’t figured out by now, I love taking pictures of our lake and I got some great summer lake shots this year. This was taken on a beautiful summer day on the lake, when everything was peaceful and all was right in the world. And this was taken right before a storm.  You…

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spring has sprung

Spring has sprung at our house!  Finally! The winter seemed to drag on and on and when this first brave crocus popped its head up in early April, I thought, finally, spring is here! But Mother Nature had different ideas.  The temperature dropped again, then it rose, then dropped, along with some flurries, rain, and recently,…

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no more snow

I think even people who love winter and snow have had enough.  As yet another round of snow is falling outside, all I can think is, No More Snow!  Make it stop!  There’s no more room for more snow! Yes, snow and winter can be beautiful.  These are a couple of my favorite shots of…

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All summer, I kept catching glimpses of this little black cat around our house.  I didn’t think anything of it at first but I started to realize it was a stray.  Having lived so many years in NYC, I didn’t come across feral cats often.  I’m sure the city has their share of them, but living in…

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I seem to have a new hobby.  I can’t stop taking pictures of the lake and the spectacular sunsets that happen at our lake.  If I live to be 95 years old and still living at the lake, I’ll still be taking pictures of it and marvelling at the ever-changing colors of the sky.  Unless…

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As summer draws to a close (sniff), I look back at some of my favorite photos of the lake in spring and summer.  This is one of my favorite shots of our beautiful lake. I am a warm weather person, happiest in tank top, shorts and flip-flops, so the coming of fall always makes me sad.  It…

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I am about to reveal another secret about myself (besides the fact that I am a klutz).  I used to have a black thumb.  I couldn’t keep any plants alive.  But ever since we moved to this house on the lake, I figured out how to have a thriving garden on beginner’s dumb luck. I was known as…

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I lived in New York City for over 15 years and when I moved more than an hour outside of the city into a life on a lake, my city friends asked me – What do you do all day up there? I can understand their skepticism.  In my 20’s I said to myself, I…

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