Photo of the Day: Open Water at The Bluffs

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I’ve been posting “Bay Watch 2019” photos on Facebook for the past month or so, and today is the first day where I could see open water from our little bluff overlooking East Bay.

On the way home from town, we stopped before we got to The Bluffs, and I took a few pictures of the ice starting to break up – today’s Photo of the Day. There’s a lot of open water, but still some ice out there moving around, too. I’m guessing it’ll disappear over the next day or so.

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Along with the excitement that spring might actually be arriving on the Old Mission Peninsula, the colors of the bay are astounding – green, blue, gray and everything in between.

I’m also glad to be thinking about dragging the kayak out from behind the rock and into the water.

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