Open water…the last splash

The wait this year has been a test of patience…the winter that won’t end, as we long for the view of open water. Weekend warriors of winter have finally been ¬†foiled as it is the first weekend, April fool’s has finally curtailed their persistence. ¬†The ice finally becoming unsafe for the fodder.

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It always amazes me how long they try and hang on…venturing in my view, risking it all, on the edge of melting ice.

But certain as the ugly duck (merganser) winter wains away, finally some signs of relief…as sure as the swan is more lovely, although still white.

As we patiently still wait for the last splash of winter…

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There is promise of open water in my view…

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luvin life on the lake…usny