Photography by Gerry Frederick

Winter on the local pond

It just goes to show you that you never know what you’ll find when you leave the house with the camera in tow. When I stepped outside to start the afternoon photo journey I had little expectation of a good photo-op close to home. My time was limited so I did not plan to venture far from home. The local wildlife sanctuary¬†is my “go to” spot. I know that in winter the opportunities for something worthwhile is pretty hard to find. As I pulled into the parking area I could see this kite or parachute thing sailing away fifty feet or so in the air. When I got closer I could see this fella having a grand ole time skiing along on the frozen lake while being pulled by his kite. Sure looked like he was having the time of his life. I did talked to him after he was finished and he looked pretty tuckered out but had a smile from ear to ear. So it just goes to show you cold frigid windy days are good for something.

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3 responses

  1. What a “cool” idea. We have them doing this on the ocean all the time!

    February 20, 2012 at 8:23 pm

  2. Wow way cool!!! I bet you can cover some territory pretty quickly this way!!!

    February 22, 2012 at 6:32 am

  3. That looks like a lot of fun.

    March 28, 2012 at 6:35 pm

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