Today I submitted four photos to the Cottage Life photo contest.
We paddled across the lake to Tennyson's Bay and discovered that it was filled with lily pads and beautiful white lily flowers. The water was calm and still here, although the sky was blue and the wind was strong. It was surprising to see how much of the sky and trees were reflected in the lake and how the sun made the green pads white.
The blue tongue is because she just finished a big, round sucker at 9:00 in the morning (cottage rules) and the peace sign is because she got away with it and I didn't even get mad.
Floating between lake and sky
Floating between the lake and the sky, this dock lolls peacefully in the bright morning, but by the afternoon it is rocked with the clamour of jumping, laughing, carousing, splashing, (and even the crying,) of half-a-dozen kids having summer fun in a warm Ontario lake.
A shower of glitter reflects the warm afternoon sunshine just before dinnertime.
Boats by the Dock
The aluminum boat must be 50-years-old, but it doesn't seem like it to me. I can remember the spray of water in my face while racing with the motor across