IS THIS A DREAM OR COULD IT BE HEAVEN ?​
                                                        It's both !
                                       WELCOME TO MY WEB SITE ! 

    This site was created because I love Groton  Pond.  I look upon the pond, as precious and dear. I spend time on this web site, just for the love of it.
     As a young child my parents brought me here and my heart and mind has never left since that time.  I know that my spirit will live on in this incredibly beautiful 
​place long after I am gone.  Some are extremely lucky to own a cottage, camp or live here year round. 
      For those of you who have visited the pond and stayed with Grandparents or camped with your folks or friends, this web site is for you too. Perhaps you haven't been here in years and are not able to come back.  This gives you a chance to visit at the touch of your finger tips . 
     Take this opportunity to reminisce.  Close your eyes for one moment and listen. Do you remember the soothing sounds of the peepers  or the lapping of the water on the shoreline,  perhaps the soft hooting calls of the loons or the hoot of an owl in the night .
     There is a certain feeling of intimacy that small ponds and lakes provide. To know every beach, the curve of every cove and shoreline, watch the birth of every spring and hear the rushing of it's life's blood as it races over the dam and travels boldly downstream, breathing new life into awaiting streams.  To watch the waters gently go to rest when winter lays down her quilt of white . How could one not feel a closeness and form an everlasting bond.
     Perhaps this site will stir something deep within to inspire folks. There is just something about this place for those of us who have spent time here, that we cannot forget.
​      All of us here are stewards of Groton Pond. We  respect our neighbors,  wildlife and nature.  "We care and take care". It is expected of anyone who comes to visit will do the same.

     Enjoy your visit.   Welcome to Groton Pond !

     ​Darlene Sprague
    In Flight
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January 03 2014
        Brrr..!....​

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                       Don't Leave
​           There is much more to see !
                Robbery
​​     The Farquharsons were robbed at tooth point one evening this summer. The notorious thief, also known as  "Bucky the Beev' struck once again. 
​     This time he took their treasured Mountain Ash tree.  In years past, Bucky or someone fitting his description was caught red handed by Ellen taking her beautiful Ragusa Rose bush loaded with rose hips.​  With Ellen in hot pursuit, she chased him home, and faced him down.  It was a stand off.  Bucky turned tail, slapped the water and off he went with a big toothy grin.  Its not over, till it's over, I have a feeling Ellen may be the one to have the grin on her face in the end...​ Photo Ellen Farquharson
EAST SHORE NEWS
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July 2014
                              MEET BOB   
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                                       Darlene Sprague​​
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Meet Bob​
       SEE ​DIRECTORY BOTTOM OF PAGE FOR STORIES
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" Freckles" 
   "TIPPY" THE TURTLE MAKES HIS OWN PAINTED REFECTIONS


     SENIORS  ​​MOMENTS

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 Retired DVM Clinton Reichard and Mrs Carol Reichard
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DIRECTORY
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"BUCKY THE BEEV"
 "0RE0"   GORGEOUS !
BILL


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DOWN BY THE DAM
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WHAT YOU HAVE JUST LOOKED AT IS ONLY A SAMPLE OF WHAT LIES WITHIN THE FOLLOWING LISTED PAGES BELOW. ​TAKE YOUR TIME, LOOK AT EACH PAGE AT YOUR LEISURE AND ENJOY !​​  COME BACK OFTEN, UPDATES AND NEW PHOTO'S WILL BE POSTED  AS TIME ALLOWS
A lone Loon glides through the reflections of fall colors
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RAIL BED OF LEAVES
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SEPTEMBER SUNRISE  
          Trees  light up the night
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White Wing Scoter
Remember When 
FIRST SNOW 2014 NOVEMBER
FIRST ICE 2014


     It was the first day of the muzzle loader season in December.  Matt Coxen was taken by surprised with a phone call from sharp eyed neighbor Barbara Edson who told him to "grab his muzzle loader and look out the front window".  Matt was having his morning coffee at his home on Groton pond.  What he saw was pretty exciting.  A ten point buck in rut,  pursuing  a young doe that was running across the newly frozen pond.  He was able to take a few shots with his camera before they ran off.  Matt said the doe displayed no interest in her suitor.  The ice on the pond was thin and the bucks feet broke through at times when he ran.   It was just another one of those great days at Groton Pond . 
     ​ Nice shots Matt, thanks for sharing your pictures and story with us. And Barb, thanks for giving Matt the heads up call.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
 (Written by Darlene Sprague)
     Deer on Ice
​Photos Matt Coxen

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​​ MATT COXEN
LIFE ON THE POND DOES NOT END........
Video Darlene Sprague Rt #232 Falls
JUST BECAUSE THE POND FREEZES OVER !
AT GROTON POND
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DO YOU HAVE SOME INTERESTING PICTURES OR STORIES ABOUT THE POND THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHARE? LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU !
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