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The Wild Life at Mill Lake III

When I was writing my novel Mountaintop Drive, I drove up to a new subdivision on Sumas Mountain to get the atmosphere and setting right (the subdivision is real, but there is no street called Mountaintop Drive). There I saw several deer grazing on the lawns at the edge of the woods. The houses have […]

The Wild Life at Mill Lake II

Over the twenty or more years that we have been walking at Mill Lake, the same pair of bald eagles have been nesting in a tall tree near the water’s edge.  After going off to feast on spawning salmon in the fall, the eagles return to their home territory late in the year. They nest […]