The lake

Scotty and I arrived at the lake yesterday where we’re going to be spending a week with his family.  It was a surprise birthday trip in honor of his 30th!  A bit early – birthday not until July – it hit at a moment when we were both itching for a change of scenery.  We arrived late Wednesday and spent yesterday getting caught up with family and on sleep.  Thanks to jet lag I’m the first person up this morning and I love the quiet.

Early fishermen before the mists have burned off.

I love early mornings – no one else is around, it’s quiet.  Plus there are sights that melt away as the sun rises and only the early risers get a chance to see a world apart from the hustle and bustle that comes later.

Droplets left behind by the mist.

I also caught a sweet little family of geese making its way down the little creek to the lake.

And a little while later it seemed that the entire goose population of the lake was getting together for a playgroup date.

All sorts of families were joining up!

Off they go!

Love the sparkling of the sun on the water.

Over the next week I’m hoping for several early mornings – mornings where I can enjoy the quiet and get breakfast cooking before anyone else is up.  Right now my banana nut muffins are about to be done and people are stirring!

About Rebecca

Hi! After five years in Europe, I'm adjusting to life back in the US. I use this blog to record my adventures, post photos, organize recipes, and post about things that interest me.
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7 Responses to The lake

  1. Rea says:

    Looks idyllic. Hope you’re getting some rest and refreshment–don’t do ALL the cooking, as I know that will be your bent! Then you’ll return exhausted. (Hmmm . . . look who’s talking! ) Greg, Faye and four arriving today for the weekend. Crazy fun. Love you.

  2. Alyssa says:

    Amazing pictures!!! Hope you guys have an awesome time!!

  3. POP says:

    Beautiful…….the pictures make us feel like we are there with you. I can even smell the coffee and muffins.
    Happy 3oth b-day celebration to scotty!

  4. jukelulie says:

    ha ha ha ha
    na na na na na naaaa

  5. Katie says:

    Hope you are having a great time!

  6. Solomon says:

    The lake looks beautiful! I hope you both have an awesome and restful time. Just enjoy the sun and water!

  7. Bethy Manor says:

    Thanks, Becca for these beautiful pictures of my favorite spot! You are the perfect hostess! Love ya!

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