Monday, September 23, 2019
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Doug Wallace

Wilderness Perspectives: Two Eagles


Lac LaCroix — Tiger Bay at Sunset


Two Eagles 

Rising Sun yawned and crawled across tops of tall pines standing at attention. Sky had just cast off its predawn blanket revealing a deep bronze tinged blue, and looked at itself mirrored in Vermilion’s still waters. Canoe was eager for us to slide in, paddles laying along side her Ash gunnels. Shoving off, she moved her way toward a sliver of land and a tree holding a high plush branch pointing off to the northwest. Out of nowhere three eagles appeared, gliding toward that branch. One veered off while the others slowed together, like two ballet dancers landing softly as one on a gently swaying cushion of dew glistening green. They turned their majestic white heads and embraced rising Sun, as we glided below in awe. 

Doug Wallace, August, 2019




Bear Creek, in the BWCAW south of Pine Lake


Trout Lake (BWCAW)