winter

winter, hopefully the second half

by rae on January 22, 2014

  I really, really hope that Winter is half over. By the calendar it should be, but this year who knows. Sunday we had a rare sort of warmish day and decided to take a walk on the lake. Never fear I would think by now the ice on the lake should be at least [...]

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ice fishing

by rae on February 25, 2013

    yes I went ice fishing. A first. Ryan and his buddy Chad and John fished about 100 yards off our shoreline. So I layered up and went out to see what this was all about. I was shocked at how thick the ice was. Certainly shows that we are a long way from [...]

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winter

by rae on February 18, 2013

  If you are into that sort of thing. Winter is wearing me down. But February is half over and today it will be 40. So there is hope.

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weird winter wisconsin weather

by rae on January 29, 2013

  strange weather this week… ice storm, followed by 55 degrees today, snow tomorrow and then freezing temperatures. And in the time it took to take these pictures and post them all the whiteness is gone and it is completely clear out. The above photo was the view from my desk. We have been having [...]

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ice & swans

by rae on December 31, 2012

  swans and ducks… probably 100 of them just 100 feet from our living room. Spent the day watching our own NOVA show and listening to them squawk. The gathering spot seems to have been in front of our condo. Neighbors say that the white ones are Whistling Swans or Trumpeter Swans or Tundra Swans [...]

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