Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The ‘Cavalry’ Has Arrived?

May 7-16, 2017

Spring has sprung and the weather that rolls in over the lake is every changing..

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This morning, May 16, we woke to a light dusting of snow?..Merry Christmas!?

The birds are aplenty here at the park..

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a Momma Goose, sitting on her nest..

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another Momma..this time a killdeer, taking up residence in one of the ‘sites’..

The eagles are busy fishing..

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and the ‘hawks’or is that an osprey?

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Tucker is ‘waiting patiently..

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for the arrival of the ‘Cavalry?’

Here comes that very familiar rig…

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…Tucker was so happy to see his ‘favorite cookie suppliers’

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and so were we..so nice to have some more assistance  at the park this season..

We are most fortunate to have two regular volunteers that have been at the park for a few years now..the two of them are irreplaceable but the newbies will be a great addition to the ‘crew’..

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The compound is alot ‘fuller’ than it was a few days ago..but we are so happy to be parked side by side again..

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The first day of work for ‘our newbies’ was Monday, May 15..

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..right back in the swing of things!!.didn’t take them too long to  catch on…

stay tuned for more from Tunkwa Lake…

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..we are just about to embark on the ‘busiest weekend of the season’..more about that once it is ‘over’!!

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Wild and wacky?

April 27- May 6, 2017

Life at almost 3800 feet can be challenging at the best of times but then there are those ‘freaky days’..the ones where Mother Nature’s sense of humour is ‘just plain old mean’!

Yes, we woke to snow this morning..will winter ever be over??

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within a  few hours it was but a distant memory..

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just a small reminder from this morning’s snowfall..

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We have a few campers..those ‘die hard’ fishermen..looking for that ever elusive fish…

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The wood is stacked and ready to sell..

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The extra firepits are prepped..

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The water table is still high…

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The eagles are ‘fishing’..

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..and those ‘marmots’ are back for another season…

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The campers are slowing starting to arrive..as I write this our second full weekend of being ‘open for business’ is half over..

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Our friends, Russ and Barb came for a two day visit..they are on their way back home to Alberta..

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It was wonderful to see the ‘three of them again’..and they were even here in time to help celebrate Doug’s birthday!

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We had barbecued  hamburgers for  dinner and black forest birthday cake for dessert!

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..time for them to go again…

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..see you all again one day soon!!..

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Now it’s time  to get back to work..

the birds are busy!!

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the sunsets are amazing..

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..the cloud formations can be very strange..

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can you see the ‘face’?

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this one looks like a ‘tornado’?

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..so there you have our ‘wild and wacky’ life?

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from the  wild and wacky weather to the wild animals..every day is different!!…stay tuned for more from Tunkwa Lake..

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The ‘Cavalry’ Has Arrived?

May 7-16, 2017 Spring has sprung and the weather that rolls in over the lake is every changing.. This morning, May 16, we woke to a ligh...