Autumn Yellows at The Green Cottage

Autumn By Us

The leaves just outside our doors are getting bolder. Reds, yellows and oranges — still on the trees, for now!  The lake level is down, as it normally is this time of year. Notice the wide beach front that we and our neighbors enjoy this time of year. Today’s temps were in the low 70’s …

Icicles on the trees of the Lake Champlain Islands.

Icicles in The Islands

I woke early this morning to rain pelting our windows with a constant tap, tap, tap. As the sound diminished, I eventually fell asleep again. When I finally got up for the day, I looked out to see a gentle snow falling and icicles hanging off the rails on our deck. The temperature changed so …

Mosaics a la Antoni Gaudi on our Green Cottage.

Cottage Mosaics

Around the time we were purchasing our home in Grand Isle, we took a family trip that included a stay in Barcelona, Spain. We really didn’t have a plan of what to do or see in Barcelona. It was a place our oldest son wanted to visit while studying abroad in Spain, so we figured, …