Category Archives: lake

cabin joy

Banjo Man has a cabin.  And he loves it very much. Many of you reading this already know that. This fall the cabin got a new roof, a new porch, new screens, new supports and–ta da!–a floor.  The excitement of … Continue reading

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the man above the mountains

His neck is on fire. He is not wearing a mask. This was the view from the plane as we flew over Colorado last Wednesday afternoon. The sudden onset of smoke was startling. Such a filthy sight after many miles … Continue reading

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it’s fall at the lake

Looking down… Looking up…

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where there’s a will…

We arrived here at the lake in early June, amidst the cool weather and plenty of clouds.  And Covid.  Naturally everyone was afraid of the virus, so we were careful to quarantine for two weeks after our flights from back … Continue reading

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looks like we made it

Yep, we made it to FIFTY YEARS.  Happy Anniversary, Banjo Man! Here we are up at the cabin a couple of weeks ago.  Banjo Man is explaining something to me.  I do not remember a word he said. That might … Continue reading

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it’s that time again

Last Thursday the Elberta peaches arrived at the Peach Man.  I’d checked the Facebook page and knew they’d–finally–be in town.  So I was there at the tent at 8:45, just in case Mike the Peach Man opened early.  And he … Continue reading

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a late summer sunday

We’d promised ourselves a Sunday morning kayaking jaunt.  It was a bit breezy so we didn’t plan to go far, just around the point to paddle along the shoreline for a while.  It’s a different view of the world from … Continue reading

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saturday night at the beach with will

Will took his shovel and dug a hole for me in which to search for arrowheads and the flakes and chips from arrowheads (I did not find any). It had been a very hot day and there had been some … Continue reading

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pearl island

This morning, while having “Happy Birthday” coffee on the deck, Banjo Man explained that SIXTY YEARS AGO he’d spent his birthday on Pearl Island. In case you’re wondering, he was 19 at the time. Here’s a link to a Facebook … Continue reading

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an almost-birthday treat

Guess who went fishing this morning?  Banjo Man and Will climbed into Bob’s boat about twenty minutes ago.  I hope they come home with dinner!  They certainly were excited about the prospect of catching “the big one”. Tomorrow is Banjo … Continue reading

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