let's be cozy together under the fish blanket

Our neighbor, Mona, who has been in the newsletter before, just texted, “The north wind is blowing the ice out.” We’ve been updating each other as Lake Ontario freezes — plates of ice coming together and breaking apart. It’s been below 0 Fahrenheit this week. Since we moved into this house, there have been two swans that occasionally visit from Lemoines Point. Earlier this week they came back, with 11 of their swan friends. The dozens of Canadian geese travel along the shore but the swans glide straight across the lake. David does a great imitation of their flamboyant entrance.

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