Viewing Canandaigua Lake…from Both Ends!

Okay. I confess.

I did, indeed, wander down to Woodville to see if I might observe the eagles I was told were nesting there.  I was only there for about half an hour, and no, I saw no eagles.  But, I did find some cool subjects to photograph! (absolutely amazing how the flora has changed since last Thursday, when I visited this area!)

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From Woodville, situated at the south end of the lake, to Kershaw Park, located at the north end,  I suddenly had one of those wild revelations that makes one’s head spin….

As I stood at the edge of the lake, water gently lapping my toes, I wondered why we had never taken the time to enjoy this wonderful resource located at out door before? My heart seemed to be beating in time with the placid water as it quietly edged its way towards me.  I inhaled, deeply, wanting to capture and save every lovely moment spent at this boat launch…..

Unable to tarry, as my list of errands called out to me, I was seemingly transported to the head of the lake.  Kershaw Park, filled with busy people….kids playing,  people walking their dogs,  people enjoying a brownbag meal at the picnic tables, and just people walking, captured another mood….this one of the hustle and bustle of the world. Two worlds joined together by a common lake. Two worlds so similar, and yet, so incredibly different!

Sorry for (more!) photos of Canada Geese, but this group, comprised of three different families, drew me in like a magnet! Undaunted by proximity to the human race, these birds barely lifted their heads as folks passed by….even joggers, jolting their joints, caused no disturbance of this obvious urban group!

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See that goose on the right at the top of the photo? Expand that picture, and you will see that the goose with her head down is chasing the goose to her left! She was snaking her head back and forth like a pendulum, and hissing like crazy. I didn’t see a blatant offense committed, but then again, I am not a goose!

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