September 15, 2014

Monday, September 15, 2014

Blue sky, flat cumulus clouds, breeze from the northwest. A few fishing boats on the water, including a canoe. Couple rowing a sailboat to the boat ramp.

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September 14, 2014

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sunlight, blue and gray sky, scattered clouds; breeze from the northwest. Two sailboats and a fishing boat on the water. Thousands of people at the band shell, listening to the Minnesota Orchestra.

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September 13, 2014

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Bright blue sky, sunlight, breeze from the south. Creek running but subsiding, two large carp showing in the sunlight. Dozens of white sails on the water; two fishing boats; a few fishermen on the dock and on the shore; painter at his easel on the western shore. Bright yellow perennial sow thistle near the water's edge.

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September 12, 2014

Friday, September 12, 2014

Gray sky, gray lake, breeze from the northwest. Lingering white asters, purple asters, yellow daisies, white turtleheads. Gull in the air near the band shell; small pod of mallards; two loons close to the empty northern beach.

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September 8, 2014

Monday, September 8, 2014

Creek slow; blue sky, scattered cumulus clouds, breeze from the south. Loon off the southern shore; rowboat farther out. Dark brown domestic mallard with a white chest near the band shell. Two bright gulls fluttering in the light surf off the northern shore. Few people on the paths.

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September 7, 2014

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Cloudless blue sky, light breeze from the south. 17 sailboats and one fishing boat on the water. Paths busy. A few people at both beaches; diving raft gone from the northern beach.

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September 5, 2014

Friday, September 5, 2014

Thinning cloud cover, hints of sunlight, breeze from the north. One sailboat on the water, another being cleaned at the northwest ramp. Pair of loons not far from the northern shore.

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September 3, 2014

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Four mallards on the flowing creek. Layered gray sky after rain; light breeze from the southeast. Fisherman standing in a boat. White asters, goldenrod, purple asters, white turtleheads.

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August 30, 2014

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Patchy clouds, blue sky; breeze from the northeast. Four sailboats, a canoe, and a kayak on the water. Both beaches busy. Dozens of dark mallards and one bright seagull lit by the sun in the southwest inlet.

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August 28, 2014

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Gray sky, slight rain, breeze from the south east. Loon close to the milfoil shelf off the southern shore, another loon farther out. Row of mallards facing the breeze at the edge of the water on the northern beach. Apples accumulating on the ground under a large apple tree on the northern shore. Stands of white asters, purple asters, white turtle heads, and goldenrod mixed in the northeast marsh.

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August 27, 2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Creek running moderately. Scattered high clouds, some sunlight, light breeze from the southeast. Painter at easel on southeast beach; another painter packing up on the opposite shore. A few people in the water at both beaches. Canoeist fishing off the southern shore; kayak off the northern shore. Mallards all round.

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August 26, 2014

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Some high, thin clouds; blue sky, breeze from the north. A few people in the water at both beaches. White asters on the northern shore. Tall stands of purple asters among the goldenrod in the northeast marsh.

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August 23, 2014

Gray sky, gray lake, light breeze from the southeast. A few people in the water and on the water. Loon drifting far off the southern shore. White turtleheads blooming in the northeast marsh.

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August 20, 2014

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Thin high clouds, a few clouds below; thin sunlight; light breeze from the southeast. Two sailboats on the water, a couple of fishing boats; people in the water at both beaches. Some goldenrod conspicuous in the northeast marsh.

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August 14, 2014

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Patchy vague clouds, breeze from the south. Loon idling off the milfoil shelf off the southern shore, small fishing boat drifting nearby. Another fishing boat farther out; a few sailboats, a kayak. Some people at both beaches. Stand of goldenrod in the northeast marsh coming into bloom. Milkwood leaves curling from lack of water.

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