Polar Bare!

I can’t remember ever being so anxious. I’m not an overly uptight person, but my anxiety was never this bad, not even before tests, surgeries, or at weddings. And all of my stress was over a little jump in the lake.

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Sea the Light

This week, I’m not writing the blog. Due to my schedule, my youngest son is my guest blogger, and the words that follow are his. We may see more of his writing in the future. At only seventeen, I’m really proud of his abilities, with this being his first attempt at descriptive writing.

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Just Ducky

A week after I wrote about the dangerous high waves of Lake Michigan, we once again revisited the Port Washington lake front. This time the lake was nearly smooth as glass.

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High Seize

The temperature hovers around 30° and it’s raining. Blizzard warnings to the north, and here we expect a half inch of ice, covered by up to 6” of snow. High winds cause our house to shudder and moan. Welcome to April in Wisconsin.

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