January 24, 2015

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Creek flowing freely. Gray sky; fishermen, skiers, dogs, skaters here and there on the lake. Paths very busy.

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January 23, 2015

Friday, January 23, 2015

Clear blue sky, orange sunlight towards sunset. Red fishing tent on the white lake. Paths busy.

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January 14, 2015

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Dozen of mallards on the flowing creek and its banks. Gray sky, light breeze from the south. Black fishing tent on the white lake. Not many people on the paths.

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January 13, 2015

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Pale blue, open sky, a few clouds on the southwest horizon. Setting sun painting the lake pinkish orange. Few pedestrians.

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January 12, 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015

Mallards huddled close close to and on the creek banks. Blue sky, no clouds, breeze from northwest. Very few people on the paths. Construction trucks and workers at the southwest and in the bird sanctuary; water sounding through the heavy surface pipes in the southwest.

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January 10, 2015

Scores of mallards on the running creek and banks. Sky blue, gray, and pink; several ice houses on the lake; paths busy.

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January 1, 2015

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Large patch of blue sky; high gibbous moon; breeze from the northwest; sun orange on the horizon. Small skating rink cleared near the southwest inlet; several fishing tents on the snow; skier; pedestrians with dogs.

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December 28, 2014

Sunday, December 28, 2014

A few dozen mallards on the creek. Some pink in the gray sky at sunset. Dwindling passengers on the paths. A few loud planes. Sound of geese in the distance.

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December 27, 2014

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Several dozen dark mallards on the dark, flowing creek, bordered by white snow. Cloudless sky, sunset lighting the white lake pink and orange; quarter moon at the zenith. Southwest inlet frozen over, a small patch of open water off the northern shore, marked with a warning bouey--perhaps updraft from the subterranean inlet from Lake Calhoun. A few fishermen and dogs on the snow-covered lake. Paths very busy until sunset.

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December 26, 2014

Saturday, December 26, 2014

A few dozen mallards on the creek; a couple of dozen more in the small open area at the southwest inlet. Gray sky, lake surface checkered with white. Several fishermen on the ice, a few tents here and there.

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December 24, 2014

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

A few mallards on the creek. Gray overcast. Sheets of water on the lake. A few pedestrians on the path.

December 19, 2014

Friday, December 19, 2014

Mallards quacking loudly from the creek. Gray overcast, gray-white lake, chilly breeze from the southeast. Small fishing tent on the ice, sound of a power drill; bicyclist circling off shore; two dogs following a trailing sled. Few people on the paths; air traffic heavy overhead.

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December 15, 2014

December 15, 2014

Air thick with mist; cooling breeze from the northwest. Lake a sheet of water over ice (over water).

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December 14, 2014

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Fog and mist; lake largely covered with water; a couple of ice fishermen standing some distance off the southeast shore.

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December 13, 2014

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Scores of mallards on the wide stretch of the creek, still fringed with ice. Gray sky, brightened pink along the southern horizon; light breeze from the southeast. Large sheets of water on the lake. Paths busy.

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