Monthly Archives: March 2009

. . . and we shall have snow

Arrrrgggghhhh! March 12 and we who live in this city by the lake woke up to a light dusting of snow this morning. Thankfully, there wasn’t much and it was short-lived, once the warming rays of the sun got to work on it. That’s mercurial March, though, isn’t it? Blustery, changeable, prone to extremes. Turns […]

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The March wind doth blow

Holy Mackinaw! There were times at the beach today when I thought I was going to be swept out to sea . . . um, the bay! I will have to look it up to see exactly what category hurricane we were having this morning. There was warmth in the sun, but it only peeked […]

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Where have all the gadwalls gone?

It’s been months now since I’ve last seen a gadwall at our little bay in the Big Smoke.  In fact, this is the first winter I haven’t seen any gadwall pairs on my usual ramblings at the lake. In the past, a few couples stuck around all season. In particular, one pair hung out in […]

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