Definitely frozen

On a work break walk Wednesday, I got my first good look at Onondaga Lake since our big January freeze. Yes, the big lake in Liverpool has definitely frozen over. So why the heck did Edina and I think we had to walk? Brrrrr. Advertisements

And now the swans are up to 7 or 8 or …

My work friends shouted out as we got to the Onondaga Lake portion of our morning break walk Friday. More swans! Swimming, and close to shore. Instead of flying south as the weather gets colder, these wonderful birds are gathering in numbers. I caught seven of the elegant birds in my iPhone 8 frame. Laura…

The wind whips up some whitecaps on Onondaga Lake

Yes, fall has arrived in Central New York. On a walk between regular job hours and the start of the book sale at the library Friday, I ventured right next to Onondaga Lake. I had planned to eat my takeout Chinese at the picnic table. But the sea, she was angry, my friends. Noisy, too.

Swan lake?

On a recent walk during our work break, my colleagues and I spotted two unusual birds a bit out on Onondaga Lake. This pair was way whiter and quite larger than the seagulls that usually hangs out near the Onondaga Yacht Club Marina. Swans, decided Laura. Out she, Edina and I went to the shore’s…

The boat names make me wonder

I wandered into a couple new boats and clever names during a recent walk with colleagues during our work break from the library. I guessed the Onondaga Lake Marina could be quite peaceful in the right situation. Or, of course, things could be rocking and rolling if that was your idea of Seventh Heaven. Down…