I have just returned from a weekend away at my friend, Debbie's, lake cabin near Chetek, WI. We had such a good time and some fun memories. I like to walk down the path and steps to the lake in the morning when I wake up, just to check on what's happening on the water. The first morning, this is what greeted me---
|Maybe a Northern Water snake?|
Kind of stopped me in my tracks! I ran back to get my camera and zoomed in to get a decent picture without venturing too close. I have looked at some pictures and think it is a pretty common water snake, but the distinctive markings that would prove it are on the underside of the body. No way was I going to be looking at the underside of that body! We never saw him again out in the open, so I am hoping he found some other bit of lakeshore to call home.
We did some sewing, I was working on a new quilt that will be written as a pattern soon. I enjoy writing up a few patterns, but have no intention of making it a career. But something happened recently that involves my pattern, Hocus Pocus, that I designed and wrote back in 2009.