Tag Archives: travel

The Miraculous in the Common

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Greenery has returned in all its splendor to the lakes of Michigan.

Newburgh Lake, Michigan

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Night, the Beloved

Night, the beloved. Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again. When man reassembles his fragmentary self and grows with the calm of a tree.

Antoine Saint Exupery

Newburgh Lake, 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

Photo Challenge: Great Lakes’ Humble Beginnings

In the Great Lakes state, there is an abundance of liquid attractions.  But, even Lake Superior, which could easily pass for  a freshwater inland sea, has its humble beginnings in laughing springs and rippling brooks.   A few of Michigan’s modest tributaries for your viewing enjoyment.

 

Photo Challenge:  Liquid 

Au Sable River

Iargo Springs, Michigan

pine river, michigan

Pine River, Michigan

Warren Dunes state park

Painterville Creek, Michigan