Tag Archives: Michigan

Apogee

Solstice Hike at, where else, Proud Lake State Recreation Area. The swamps are pretty dry; upper Michigan is getting all the rain. As always, click here or on the image to open a photo gallery.

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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

Posted in Astronomy, Cheesy Headline, Clouds, Commerce Lake, Good, clean fun, Huron River, Ice, Ice skating, Lake Pointe Skate Club, Michigan, Moon, Pentax, Photoblog Updates, Photography, Planetary Science, The Skate Report | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Before the fall

A Throw-Back-Thursday gallery of photos from a car camping trip around Michigan’s Upper Peninsula that I took in August 2001. I started at the Cabin with my Valley Canoe Products Skerray kayak strapped to the top of the Ford Taurus … 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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Howes Lake Wildfire June 7, 2011

  News Reports Aftermath news video More aftermath video Cause? Michigan DNR Twitter Feed  (you’ll have to scroll back to June 7-8-9) Map Detailed PDF map My brother’s photos of the aftermath.   UPDATE: added new link to 360 View … Continue reading

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