Tomorrow is the first day of fall, so get out and enjoy it. If you were in an area that dodged the effects of last week’s storm that brought wind, rain, and a possible tornado, you were lucky.
View Crew: Karen, unknown, Mary Jane Rogers, Elise, and Jennifer
Karen was on the phone when the storm hit the White Lake area and the lights and phone went out instantly. I told her that someone must have hit a pole, then we heard a rumble of thunder.
The storms rolled by for over an hour but nothing hit that close to us.
There was a light frost in some areas this week. I had 32 degrees overnight which didn’t appear to have hit my bean and gourd patch very hard.
Perhaps I will have another opportunity to pick some beans.
Retired Rangers Tom Eskin, John Slefts and Mark Kralovic.
The roads to Squaw Lake and Rock Dam in the Moose River Area have been opened this weekend.
The first eight miles of road in from Limekiln is quite rough but passable.
Many birds have beat it out of this area, including a few flocks of Geese that have already gone south. What does that mean? Should we be on the lookout for an early winter?
Many of the birds—Blue Jays, Nuthatches, Chickadees and Woodpeckers—are working the beechnut crop and not coming to feeders very much.
My Hummers have left. The last one was seen at Stillwater Restaurant on Sunday, September 18.
I saw a flock of bluebirds in the fields at the end of Higby Road, also on September 18. And I’ve had several flocks of mixed warblers and vireos working the trees along my driveway in the past couple weeks. Continue reading