Clifford the Big Red Dog - The Show-and-Tell Surprise by Teddy Margulies

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During a raging winter storm, walls of water slam against the shore, shaking the Shre ground in a steady percussion under the whining wind. Rolling waves rival ocean breakers. The wind hurls stinging snow and freezing spray on your face. In March, off-shore winds break ice sheets apart. Giant slabs grate on each other as they pile up to mountainous heights. The keening, booming, and snapping they make is haunting and primal. In summer, often neither the air nor the water moves. The lake shines in the sun like glass, fanciful reflections and mirages playing on and above the surface.

Gooseberry Looking northeast across mouth of Gooseberry River 58 Shore Ice in small pool 59 Gooseberry Bird'seye primrose 60 Shore Cliffs east of Gooseberry River 61 Gooseberry Lichens and ice 6?

Gooseberry Looking northeast across mouth of Gooseberry River 58 Shore Ice in small pool 59 Gooseberry Bird'seye primrose 60 Shore Cliffs east of Gooseberry River 61 Gooseberry Lichens and ice 6?

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