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We were lucky to be able to spend Thanksgiving weekend at the lake this year at Primus, thanks to Kevin and Kate. Making the most of the opportunity, I got up Sunday morning, 10-10-10, at about 6am to head out on the lake. I had decided that I’d probably get the best shots from the island – looking toward the rising sun as well as towards the opposite shores where light would fall on the trees displaying their fall colours. I got about 11 shots that I think are worth sharing. Hope you enjoy them. (Click on the thumbnails below to view a slideshow in a lightbox.)
Everyone needs to read the novel The Mystery of the Martello Tower by our cousin Jennifer Lanthier. Jennifer’s grandmother Eileen O’Connor McDougall was a sister of my grandmother, Norah O’Connor Laughland. Almost every summer while I was growing up my parents would make the eight hour drive from our home in Maryland to Lost Bay [...]
Aunt Mary was the Queen of Lost Bay Lake. She is the elderly lady pictured above, with my sister Andrea at her side, sitting on the porch of her beloved summer cottage which she called “Primus.” She was ninety-two years old when she died in November 2007 and had led a full and colorful life. [...]
What more simple but fun part of the cottage experience is there than the raft? Depending on age and mood and how many people are involved, it can be restful, exciting, or anywhere in between. At Lost Bay Lake, there has always been a raft at the beach. This year, I caught just a few of [...]