Wednesday, November 21, 2012


Loch Ness, a huge lake in Scotland, and its surroundings, are really quite beautiful.

Here is a photo of the loch itself. It is about 1 mile wide and about 23 miles long. It is also so 
deep that it holds more water than all of the other lakes in England.

Here is the shoreline.

The surrounding area is quite hilly. The outcropping of rocks tell geologists a great deal about the 
history of this area. Although I have no photos to show you, the rocks on either side of the loch are 
not at all like, and come from different parts of the earth.

Old castle ruins

One of the streams that feeds the loch.

Surely you have heard of the Loch Ness monster. In fact, here is a photograph.
Well, don’t take that too seriously. As I searched on Google to learn more about the monster, it told of many sightings. What it did not say however, is what the people had to drink before hand. If this is supposed to 
be an ancient dinosaur, there is a bit of a problem with that notion. We are told that the 
dinosaurs died out several million years before Loch Ness was formed. Go figure.


The average dog is a nicer person than the average person. - 
Andy Rooney

We give dogs time we can spare, space we can spare and love we can spare. And in return, dogs give us their all. It's the best deal man has ever made. - 
M. Acklam

I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult. - 
Rita Rudner

Anybody who doesn't know what soap tastes like, never bathed a dog. - 
Franklin P.

If your dog is fat, you aren't getting enough exercise. - 


  1. Oh, but the Loch Ness monster is a plesiasaurus, proof that man lived with dinosaurs in the last six thousand years. (Not!)

  2. Oh Alison, of course man lives with dinosaurs--they're called "BIRDS."

    I learned something a few years back. One of the "houses" at my daughter's old high school was called "Inverbann." Like "Inverness." "Inver" meaning at the mouth of, or where the waters meet. Nifty.

  3. Wacky follow-up for you and Alison: