Month: February 2008

  • Cat update

    Unfortunately, I have no conclusive news about the cat that visited the lighthouse last month. My neighbor Sylvia said that she was feeding it for awhile, but she hasn’t seen it lately. We are hoping that someone took it in.  Considering how friendly it was, that’s a likely outcome.

  • Northern Harrier

    A raptor swooped down near the jetty beyond the dock as if striking at something. It came up with empty talons. The raptor continued to glide and circle over the reeds and shoreline. Its distinctive white rump identified it as a Northern Harrier. Its brownish coloring suggested that it was female. Eventually, the bird alighted…

  • Trail conditions: snowy

    Due to recent snowfall, the trail is covered in snow. Winds may create snowdrifts in places. Low areas may be icy or slushy due to tide.

  • Knock, knock

    Early this afternoon, I heard a knock at the front door. This baffled me because the trail was completely flooded and impassible. The lighthouse was surrounded by water, and the dock was submerged. How could someone possibly drop by the lighthouse in these conditions? I opened the door to see Ryan, one of the Clearwater…