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I love Early mornings...

Let me re-phrase that.

I love Early morings on the lake.

I didn't get out this weekend,  but looking back on past years lets me dream.

In two weeks I will be up at 4 am.

 

With any luck I will see a scene something like this one...

A calm morning is very relaxing

Comment balloon 12 commentsWilliam Feela • May 16 2016 08:34PM
I love Early mornings…
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Let me re-phrase that. I love Early morings on the lake. I didn't get out this weekend, but looking back on past years lets me dream. In two weeks I will be up at 4 am. With any luck I will see a scene something like this one… A calm morning is… more
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