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I caught the following pictures just after a storm blew through and the sun was just peaking out.  Enjoy

The sun has come out finally after what felt like 40 days and 40 nights of rain The customary picture of the tree snag and tree reflections on a quiet morning on Lower Kaubashine One last remaining oak leaf holding on over the water I know yesterday I said I was not bringing out the […]


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Sunrise this morning at -20 with a -30 windchill.  Did the schools call off…. nope, it is only a half day and they all stayed on in our area.  I have folks going out for their first time snowmobiling today.  What a day to pick to be your first time.  Thankfully there are all sorts […]

Mack would like to report it is dang cold outside The lake is as cold as it looks One thing this weather is good for is making Ice Candles.  Troy has his production line going with buckets of water in time to have plenty done for Christmas The only warm thing outside the smoke stacks […]

After hearing the weather reports for the next day or so, we have broken out the candle supply expecting to loose power at some point.  Anyone who has spent much time in the Northwoods knows that if you fart wrong around here out goes the power.  60 mph winds it will be interesting to see […]

We had a storm roll through and I caught these pictures as it was moving off.  Started with one beautiful rainbow The 2nd rainbow started to appear for a few minutes Reflection into the lake

The rain came cascading down the steps.  Not sure how many inches but it all flowed down the beach steps. The delta at the top of the steps Waterfall Time to dash back to the house

With the humidity gone and temps just cracking 70 today it was a quiet day at the beach.  I don’t think anyone minded.  After the heat of the summer everyone has been dealing with, I have seen folks happily putting on sweatshirts and leaving their windows open.  Tonight it goes down to 49 and that […]

I think this picture sums up the day.  It is snowing and the lake mists are back.  We are supposed to get 4 inches of snow tonight and 3 nights below freezing. I ran up to get my telephoto to get a close up of the bird on the log but it disappeared before I […]

Using the Macro and Black and White feature on IPhoto I think this pic came out nicely showing the frost and light snow we had this morning.  All the trees were coated in crystals this morning I forgot to switch this to a Black and White but it still turned out nicely showing how pretty […]