Category Archives: Earth Sciences
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
Record high temps (for February, anyway) and high winds prompted an afternoon hike through that old standby, Proud Lake State Recreation Area. Most of the snow has disappeared but the swamps were still frozen under a thin layer of meltwater. … Continue reading
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
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
Gets to see things many people can’t. Lucky for us he brought his camera. Scroll to the bottom to see more from his Upper Peninsula travels, or here’s his main page.