Un-Naming Okanagan Lake

If I look west down the arm of the fjord lake (Okanagan) from the beach down below my house, I see this kind of thing on some evenings …

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… and this kind of thing on others.

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One is called a mountain. One is called a cloud. They sure look like they’re responding to the same energy. This snow cloud, too.

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This lake, in this fjord, in this deep fault, stretching down almost 1500 metres, has power.

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And moods.p1440021

It’s in the same class of creature as glaciers and oceans.

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Let’s stop calling her water.

 

2 thoughts on “Un-Naming Okanagan Lake

  1. Beautiful. Large lakes are as amazing as seas. And it is such a joy to swim in a lake in summer. The water is… kind of soft 🙂 Love that you show the different faces of this beautiful lake. Let’s stop calling her water. 🙂

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    • I find that a swim in a lake is transformative. If you fully enter the water, over your head, the person who went in is not the person who comes out.

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