William's Blog...with a smile!


I did a bit of fishing this morning...

My alarm went off at 4 am.

70 miles to the cabin to get the boat and then 5 miles to the lake.

In two hours 10 Bass and 4 northern pike.

That was all good and well, but I was wondering about the loon on the nest.

Was she (or he) still sitting on the eggs?

I was up to the cabin to do some maint.  but I took time to go see.

There she was (HE), sitting quietly.  I approached slowly and stopped at ab0out 75 feet.

I moved slowly as not to frighten her.

It had rained just a little a few minutes before...

A blown up photo shows the rain drops on her (his) head.


Comment balloon 14 commentsWilliam Feela • June 09 2016 08:38PM


Glad you got a day off. Beautiful picture

Posted by Esther Preston (Heartland Realty) over 4 years ago

That's a great photo William and I'm glad you were able to catch some fish!

Posted by Sybil Campbell, Referral Agent Amelia Island Florida over 4 years ago

That's a nice little picture, William!  Life seems so simple for that loon!

CONGRATULATIONS on having this blog FEATURED in the PHOTOS group!

Posted by Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent (GreatWest Realty) over 4 years ago

Congrats on the successful fishing trip, William.  And thanks for the update on the loon.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) over 4 years ago

Good morning William.  So how many guesses do we get before we can figure out what you had for lunch or dinner.  Hmm, this may take awhile...

Posted by James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results (Fathom Realty) over 4 years ago

Good morning, Bill... that is one beautiful picture. What a lovely way to start your day.

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Realty) over 4 years ago

What a great photo capture!  Sounds like you had a very good morning of fishing too!

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Vacasa) over 4 years ago

Are you going to be there for the hatching???

I hope you get the young ones early

Posted by Vern Eaton, Realtor 651-674-7449 over 4 years ago

I love your description William. You live a great life. You did not say if you caught anything? No fish stories.

Posted by Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917 (Coldwell Banker) over 4 years ago

Noah, I did mention the fish, you must have missed it.

Posted by William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No. (WHISPERING PINES REALTY) over 4 years ago

Hello William 

Wonderful day you had and when Vegas Bob lived in Minnesota, I could make loon calls and call either male or female loons to me from across the lake.

Great photograph William ...

Posted by Robert Vegas Bob Swetz over 4 years ago

Great catch with the fishing and with the camera as well.  My 7 AM walk usually has the golf clubs

Posted by Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally (Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 ) over 4 years ago

Amazing photo Bill, much better than the one that I shot this week.

Posted by Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671 (Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities) over 4 years ago

Ah we all need time to recharge the batteries. I love to go fishing and long walks in the forest. Thanks for sharing today.

Posted by Harry F. D'Elia III, Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR (RentVest) over 4 years ago