Kendall currently lives on the shores of Lake Texoma in Texas. She traveled across two-thirds the U.S. for many years camping at lakes, rivers, and three oceans before motels and hotels if at all possible. Writing for LakeHub allows her to share lake life in real life time! https://kdavis1836.wixsite.com/luminiwrites

What lives in a lake?

What Lives in a Lake?

When we think about what lives in lake, we usually conjure images of fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, and birds. But some of the most important things that live in a lake are nutrients and microorganisms before we can have the above species. Lakes and ponds are scientifically named lentic systems. Without nutrients and microorganisms, we…

Lake Victoria

The World’s Special Gem: Lake Victoria

The shores of Lake Victoria hug Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, Africa. It stands as the world’s largest tropical lake and the world’s second largest freshwater lake. Its immense waters are known in Africa as Victoria Nyanza. From north to south, Lake Victoria stretches 210 miles or 337 kilometers, and it is 150 miles or 240 miles…

Reasons to buy a lake house

Reasons to Buy a Lake House

Clearly, if you are reading this article, you love the lake life, or you are at least interested in lake culture somewhat. Visitors to my lake, Lake Texoma, ask what it is like to live here. They ask store clerks, casino, marina, and restaurant staff, campground attendants, beachfront goers, anglers, and boaters. Lakehub wants to…

Lake Tahoe weather

Lake Tahoe Weather by Month

With all the activities Lake Tahoe offers, Lake Tahoe welcomes tourists year-round. To hang on the lake, March to May are the most comfortable months, and skiing is best from January to February. In July and August, Massive umbrellas and sun kissed beach goers Lake dress up Lake Tahoe’s shores. There is a small break…

Lake mead Water level

Lake Mead Water Level

Lake Mead in Nevada, just outside of Las Vegas on the east, is the result of the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River. A historic drought plaguing the western U.S. states has transformed Lake Mead into a depressing illustration of its former beauty. The drought has affected the entire Colorado River basin that covers Arizona,…

Lake effect snow

What to Know About Lake Effect Snow

The phenomenon known as lake effect snow is seen most commonly on the Great Lakes during fall and winter in the northern U.S. However, lake effect snow does occur in freak situations on other lakes and even ponds in the U.S. This phenomenon happens when specific weather conditions collide together to produce lake effect snow. …

why do people live by lakes

Why Do People Live By Lakes?

People live by lakes for diverse reasons. Two obvious reasons are situational, and other reasons people live by lakes are contingent on economics, availability of essential resources, a need for a certain type of job or education, and lifestyle choices. Where people prefer to live can also change throughout their lifetimes.    Situational reasons why…

Best lake to live on year round

The Best Lakes to Live on Year-Round

What people consider an ideal year-round living situation can depend on climate, cost of living, condition of your house, flood insurance requirements, night or party life, physiography of the lake, convenience of shopping and services, terrain, wildlife, etc. Do you want to live in a more controlled HOA or an unchartered community without city services?…

Downsides of living on a lake

Downsides of Living by a Lake

Living the lake life offers wonderful opportunities that allow its residents to escape from so many hassles encountered when living in the city or a town. There are a myriad of psychological research studies that found living in “blue” or “green” spaces are good for mental health. Lake life is pretty darn excellent at the…

lake benefits

What Benefits Do Lakes Have?

The colors red, yellow, and orange evoke emotions like love, passion, happiness, and anger. People associate the colors of large bodies of water with diverse hues of blue and green. The color blue evokes feelings of calmness or serenity, with descriptions of peace, tranquility, security, and order. Green hues arouse emotions like safety and also envy,…