Look what I found

1843371D-029B-4FC5-9640-3877E14C69033309F6EA-0F6A-4A3D-964A-827DF8407DD5All sorts of wonders. We’ve been sampling swimming spots throughout the Adirondacks and have not been disappointed. More often than not, we are the only ones there. We hiked in 5 miles to camp on a lake – I had a thirty pound pack – and were surprised to learn we didn’t need our camp chairs. The lean-to was furnished!

Mushrooms were in full “bloom”?

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And a spider made a ballooning, billowing web that caught the sun on our hike out.

We visited old friends who had a monarch butterfly cocoon in their front yard. There were amazing dots of gold on it. Susan photographed the sequence and a beautiful monarch butterfly emerged.

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Then we were off and running. Kids and grandkids came for a music festival, we spent several days at an Adirondack great camp, had less than a 24 hour turnaround at home and headed off to Seguin Island, where we will be for a couple of weeks. Always a homecoming, seeing old friends and returning to the lighthouse.

Except for a small leak under the sink and a stuck anemometer, all is well. Tim turned on the fog horn as dense fog dripped by. My clothes are damp but the lawn is lush.

We saw a baby seal swim from the rocks into the cove this morning. Although I swam in at least 5 different ponds this summer, I won’t Be swimming among the seals here. I think the sharks might be close behind. As much as I consider myself an “island girl”, I’m really a lake monster. No jellyfish, no sharks, only the occasional leech or snake.
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And then I look outside and see this!

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6 thoughts on “Look what I found

  1. Lynne,

    Nice photo’s , we have been seeing lots of mushrooms about, non edible unfortunately. Good to hear what you have been doing and where you are . Thursday we head to Long Beach Island, Barnegat Light , the kids will meet us there, 4 days of togetherness, not enough but we will take it. We had very heavy torrential rain today, flooding around, I am really tired of rain. Next year I will probably be praying for rain, haha. Saturday the roofer came after a 5 month delay or neglect on his part, Alan went out to check, all dry, phew.

    Enjoy the island, smart move not swimming with the seals Much love, Susan

    On Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 7:12 PM Island and North Country Life wrote:

    > one2travelfar posted: “All sorts of wonders. We’ve been sampling swimming > spots throughout the Adirondacks and have not been disappointed. More often > than not, we are the only ones there. We hiked in 5 miles to camp on a lake > – I had a thirty pound pack – and were surprised to ” >

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    • Glad your roof is getting repaired. We’re dry here but the weather station reports we had 183 inches of rain this year! I think it must count fog drops in there.

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