Most of today’s photos were take on a trip to Salmon Lake. The exception is a picture of The Sisters at Sunrise.
Although spring officially started last weekend, the winter weather continues to hold on, with snow falling most days last week and snow in the forecast through at least Friday. Winter did not seem especially cold overall, but unlike many years, there was no extended period of above freezing temperatures. Swan Lake remains almost completely frozen, … Read more
It has been chilly the last couple of days, with partly cloudy skies overnight, but I still was a little surprised to see how much of the surface of Swan Lake was covered in ice. It was thin ice, though Mallards were able to land on it without breaking through. At this rate, perhaps it … Read more
This morning I walked around the trails at Starrigavan Recreation Area. This evening Melissa told me the nearly full moon was rising behind the Sisters and I should go out and take a look.
Last February after a cool calm night, I took a morning walk to Totem Park and was interested to find that most of Crescent Bay was covered in ice. Salt water is supposed to freeze at 26F, and overnight lows probably got a little bit below that, but it was hardly frigid. Temperatures on other … Read more