Category Archives: Birds

Gone Ghost

Made a late afternoon stop at Fayette Historic Townsite outside of Garden, Michigan while on our way home from Pictured Rocks. An interesting place, it’s an abandoned Victorian era iron smelting town that had it’s boom and bust and is … Continue reading

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These pictures rock.

To paraphrase Frank Zappa, I’m not dead, I just smell funny. Part of the reason is that I took one of my nephews on a backpacking trip to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The weather was … Continue reading

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May Pops

Like an old retread, here are some slightly delayed shots from this spring. The garden feels a little emptier this year.

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Mid-March

Some fantastic (for March in Michigan) weather took me out for yet another hike at Proud Lake State Recreation Area. Took a good long hike, and then waited till after dusk, hoping to hear or see the ‘sky dance of … Continue reading

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Airy Vision

Culled from the herd in the Link Roundup, this is a real standout. Check out the samples in the Photography section, and save me a copy of the book.

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