Tag Archives: Lake

USWNT in Do or Die Match in Chicago Today

The US women’s national soccer team faces off against Italy today in Chicago It’s their second match with Italy … and total goals will determine who goes to Germany to play in the women’s World Cup. A win or a … Continue reading

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First Morning at the Lake

So, I’m up at the lake this morning, having driven over yesterday. It’s very strange being here without Willie, and I find myself thinking of him often. Oddly enough, when I went out to the lake yesterday, first thing, I … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset

Here’s the far shore of the lake on Sunday morning. There’s the little abandoned Catholic Church looking downright numinous in the morning light! And then here’s CharlieHopbrew, watching the same sun sink in the west … all bundled up and … Continue reading

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Phew, It's Phriday!

Judging from the sunrise today it’s going to be an absolute beauty! Perfect October weather – it doesn’t get any better than that.  Thanks, Alice, for the poem yesterday.  I’m gonna transcribe it here to share … Fall by Edward … Continue reading

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Rain … Hooray!

Back from a great visit to HollyCornblog and CharlieHopbrew.  It was so warm at the lake on Friday when we were pulling the dock in that yours truly actually went swimming!  Not for long, mind you … but it wasn’t … Continue reading

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In the Woods

Why does the dark wind sound so different when it’s coming off of a lake?  At once closer and like it’s come from miles, decades, centuries away … from the timeless place where the wind has its beginning. Or is … Continue reading

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Hops Beat Out Breakers and Phillies Today

Yup, it’s hops I’ll write about, as both the Breakers and the Phillies lost when they really, really should have won yesterday. Hey Phillies … it’s August – you can’t afford to be losing to the Nationals, okay? And Breakers … Continue reading

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Updates from Upstate

HollyCornblog and CharlieHopbrew have been very busy up at the lake …  and fully engaged in their quest to become master carpenters!  They’ve moved from replacing windows to removing and replacing rotting wood along the base of the house. DaddyCornblog … Continue reading

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RIP Judy Popkin

Last week we gathered to remember Judy and this morning we mark the actual anniversary of her death … 11 years ago.  As people readied for the annual Canterbury Fair, a hearse arrived at our house on July 31, 1999. … Continue reading

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Happy Days!

I woke this morning to the lovely sound of rain … gently watering parched garden beds and sending the grape vine and the morning glories twining greenly up the posts of the arbor out front. Also lovely, this morning, was … Continue reading

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