Category Archives: Photos

Summer, Again

“It is summer again,” this Michigan brook whispers as it passes by you and disappears around the bend.

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A Fragrance like Flowers and Sweet-Scented Herbs

Day and night are such that you greet them with joy, and life emits a fragrance like flowers and sweet-scented herbs.

—Henry David Thoreau

Matthaei Gardens, Michigan

CWW: Crossing a Bridge from Dormancy to Awakening

The Spring awakening of the Michigan landscape,  from the viewpoint of one bridge.

And who shall say–whatever disenchantment follows–that we ever forget magic; or that we can ever betray, on this leaden earth, the apple-tree, the singing, and the gold?

Thomas Wolfe, Look Homeward, Angel

Cee’s Which Way Challenge  

WPC: Fall Time Favorites

Autumn is a second Spring, when every leaf is a flower.
—-Albert Camus

And so it has been the last few years  in Michigan, when the abundant colors were mirrored in the myriad of lakes and streams–generously having given me material for Photo Challenges past.

Photo Challenge:  Favorites  

newburgh lake, michigan

Newburgh Lake, Michigan

Matthaei Gardens, Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

Photo Challenge: A Twisted Course through the Wilderness

The Tacquamenon River in Michigan’s upper peninsula snakes a twisted course through the wilderness, and along the way crashes over waterfalls where the river channel has cut through rocks from the basement of time.

Photo Challenge:  Twisted   

 

Tacquamenon River, Michgan