Monthly Archives: January 2013

eagle feeding

Today was my favorite kind of morning crisp cold and clear. The lake is completely frozen now and the last couple of days we have walked and explored. Yesterday we saw some big bird tracks out front.   and also some … Continue reading

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finally it froze

I woke up to a groaning this morning. A deep groan and then a creak. It has finally gotten cold again. It feels like January. Yesterday was 9* and today 15*. The ice is growing – It creaks and groans … Continue reading

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game day knitting

here I sit worried about the lack of ice in Okauchee and a nearby neighboring city, Chicago hasn’t had snow in 323 days.  it seems unbelievable that the Windy City is snowless doesn’t it? it is a windy blustery day … Continue reading

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It is too warm in Okauchee

we are having a funny winter here in Okauchee. I keep waiting and hoping for the lake to freeze and wake up each morning disappointed.  there is ice in our bay but the main lake remains unfrozen.  some afternoons we … Continue reading

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continuing……. snakes

ARRRRRRRGGGGGG — I am so frustrated right now. I had just finished writing out the rest of the snake toy and had pushed save draft before going on to check all the spelling and add a few more pictures and … Continue reading

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year of the snake

I thought I would cast on a toy to celebrate the new year and since the Chinese New Year is coming up on Feb 10 and it is the year of the snake I decided to cast on a snake. … Continue reading

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Jan 4

Almostalmost frozen. this time of year I eagerly wait fir the morning that I wake up and the lake is entirely frozen. Last year for the first time since we have lived here it didn’t happen. the lake never froze … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Its a cold morning here(below zero). The bay we live on is frozen but the main lake isn’t yet. Mist is rising and making the morning look like something out of a fairy tale. Meva enjoys her walks on these … Continue reading

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