Tag Archives: Terns


A Lovely Morning Paddle

We headed out to the lake last weekend with a couple friends from OCC.  Neither had been out yet this year, so it was great they joined us.  Here are some of the things we saw. A pair of ducks feeding along the shore.   This tern was looking for breakfast. The water lilies are magnificent this year.   Lots of shore birds   Even an […]

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The Sights and Sounds of Spring

Spring is full of great sights and sounds.  The song birds are singing their hearts out for us to enjoy.  The loons are calling.  the woodpeckers are pecking.  The frogs are so loud they sound like birds chirping.  And there was the sound of a lonely bagpipe in the woods.  But, since I can’t share all these sounds with you here, I’ll stick with the sights […]

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Another view from the kayak

Today was one of those beautiful days in northern Michigan.  Cool and dry, just a light breeze.  Its what I call Up North Weather.  Although the lake was quite rough last night, I went out anyway.  I did get to see Mamma and Baby Loon, but ended up taking more photos of the gulls from the dock than of the loons. Taken in the southern […]

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