Category Archives: Ice

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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Throwback Catch-Up

And thus ends the 2016-2017 season of the Lake Pointe Skate Report. It melted. The End.Onward to spring hikes and weblog catch-up. Here’s a selection of shots from February: High low in the Silo.

Posted in Clouds, Flowers, Good, clean fun, Hiking, Huron River, Ice, Lake Pointe Skate Club, Michigan, Old Barns, Panorama, Pentax, Photoblog Updates, Photography, Proud Lake, The Skate Report, Trees | Leave a comment

Looney Moon

Back on the ice. Did about 5 miles late in the afternoon, and then headed out after dark to try to observe the partial Lunar Eclipse. Like an old Pink Floyd album, it was ‘Obscured By Clouds’ until long after … Continue reading

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Roaming in the gloaming

In which I take yet another hike through Proud Lake park, accompanied by a nice atmospheric fog. Hike out after dark. Click image to open gallery, to see any image full size click or tap the ‘open image in new … Continue reading

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Smooth Move, X-Cracks

Roller coaster weather; snow, then rain and high winds, then dropping temps. Took the overall sheen off the ice, but melted all the snow and left the surface pebbled and crunchy in spots but still glassy in others. A sunny … Continue reading

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