The warmth of the sun, nearing its spring solstice, heats the land and the rocks. The rocks radiate the heat to near-by ice.
The lake has been melting by day and freezing at night. The rain of a few days ago lay on top. The lake continues to drain as water melts. The ice cracks and heaves with glee.
In the morning the fog was thick. Our dead tree looked eerie. I love the morning fog, as the water evaporates it leaves dancing fog creatures.
It is too bad the tourists have to scream back and forth on high-powered machines. Some zip over open water. I blogged about it. I found a YouTube video demonstrating this stupidity! (he falls in about 1:26 into the video. After 5 minutes they pull it out. Mine, below, shows them our foggy morning and them zipping by our frontage in the afternoon.