Category Archives: Canada

20 Minutes at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum

Funday Sunday in the city on the straits.Here’s 20 minutes worth in the maritime museum located on Belle Isle State Park, Detroit, Michigan. Open photo gallery. Timing is everything. Advertisements

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UnDIsclosed Location

Took one of the nephews on a 3 day exploratory trip to Michigan’s easternmost point, Drummond Island. Some sun, some rain, some wind, some heat, some cold, some fossils, some hiking, some swimming, some bushwhacking, some 2WD in a minivan, … Continue reading

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Wild Wednesday Airshow

Willow Run and the Yankee Air Museum held a rare mid-week airshow featuring the Canadian Forces ‘Snowbirds’ Team, a parachute team, and an F-18. Click image below to open photo gallery. Watch a fast and loud video of an F-18 … Continue reading

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Day-Trip to Day-Twah

In which we visit the Detroit Institute Of Arts, Belle Isle, The Guardian Building, the Ren Cen, and Hart Plaza in downtown Detroit, Michigan. More info for locations visited:The DIA | Belle Isle Park | Dossin Great Lakes Museum | … Continue reading

Posted in Aircraft, Architecture, Art, Automobiles, Birds, Boats, Canada, Ceramics, Cheesy Headline, Detroit, Detroit Institute Of Arts, Detroit River, Dogs, Flowers, Good, clean fun, Great Lakes, History, Illustration, iPhone Photography, Michigan, Ontario, Panorama, Pentax, Photoblog Updates, Photography, seek a pleasant peninsula, Ships | Leave a comment

What lies beneath

Ever wondered what it looks like below the surface of the Great Lakes? NOAA has you covered. Raw data, images, animations, and poster-sized PDFs are some of the highlights.

Posted in 3D, Bathymetry, Boats, Canada, Charts, Cheesy Headline, Detroit River, Earth Sciences, Fishing, Good, clean fun, Great Lakes, History, Isle Royale National Park, Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Mapping, Michigan, Models, North Manitou Island, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Planetary Science, seek a pleasant peninsula, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, South Manitou Island, Upper Peninsula, Wisconsin | Leave a comment