CALM AFTER THE STORM

mr-swan-sleeping-2-copyright-kim-smithMr. Swan was safely nestled in along the shore at Niles Pond yesterday morning during the nor’easter. I found him this morning sleeping amongst the reeds, none the worse for the storm.

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Niles Pond Causeway

The newly restored causeway weathered the storm beautifully. By day’s end the waves had settled but this morning at high tide they were still packing some fury. In the next photo, I am standing on the far side of the pond, looking towards Brace Cove. As you can see, the waves were crashing into the causeway.

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One comment

  • Great shots Kim and the new causeway did hold up well!! What was the top wind speeds with gusts during your storm? I seem to recall the cove got hit harder during the heavy winds and higher tides the gust can cut to the bone! Prior to storm notice a lot of animal activity changes taking place birds etc…:-) Dave & Kim 🙂

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