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Beautiful July Fishing. Date Night Out!

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 My mom came to stay a couple nights with us in July. While she was here, she said, "plan a date night!" So we did! She stayed with Cody and put him to bed while Tim and  I got to go out on the lake together. It was so sweet. While we could have picked a little restaurant or DQ, we knew those are things we can do WITH Cody. We really just wanted to spend some time alone together, and enjoy the gifts we have right out our back door!

OSE LAKE: A "pothole" connected to the Mississippi River through Reeds and Wild Rice.

Tim had been out just one time prior, and this was my first time out on the lake and first time in that boat. I ran the Trolling motor and took pictures (duh). It was just a great night out together! We didn't have to worry about Cody or Maggie, and when we got back in, our kitchen had been scrubbed clean! What a Treat!!! {THANKS MOM!}
There's my mom and neighbor dog Max on the hill/trail. Maggie's the one closer to the water. You can see that it's quite a hike to get up and down from the Lake to our House. The house is above the level of ground where that batch of white-trunked poplars are.

Blue Heron

The sky continued to get prettier as the sun set lower.

Wow. The Lord creates a beautiful scene for us here on Ose Lake!

first catch of the night

nothing impressive :)  but cute!

tossing him back


deanna said…
I love looking at your pictures. I am so happy you got a chance to enjoy your back yard. What a view.
TA Kastenbauer said…
Thanks Deanna! I love taking them :)

We are happy to have so much to do right out our door. This is going to be a fun place to live for a while. Too bad the lake here isn't good for swimming. I imagine myself wanting to take a canoe ride soon and get some close-ups of the lily pads and lilies before they're all shriveled up!

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