One Caretaker's story of living (mostly) in solitude on a private Island on Lake George in Upstate New York, as told through daily photographs and musings/ramblings (well, daily in the winter; every four days or so in the Summer and mostly just photos in the Summer).
A Very Brief Glossary: GHETTO--Name for the cabin that the Caretaker lives in, a single story structure, about 220 square feet/20.44 square meters.
Living Conditions: End of October to early May, no running water, Island population: 1. Early May to end of October, running water, Island population: ranges from 1 to 20 or so.
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The Caretaker's Concern 4/14/08 Lake Temp. 38 F. Ghetto temp. 50 F. and dropping Island tmp. 54 F. Yesterday's L/H: 38/48 F. Current conditions: occasional clouds, winds from the north, 5 mph.
Ah the Loons, here on the Lake for such a short while. So far the sightings have been few, and the call heard much less than the Caretaker would like. If he gets his act together by the Summer the Caretaker will make a trip up to the High Peaks region so he can hear the call of the Loons.