Author Archives: Meggen Watt Petersen

Vol XVII – #163 – Meggen’s Monday

A tranquil morning here. We’re thinking of friends and family in the stormy, windy, firey corners of our country. A special thanks today to those who serve as firemen and first responders – for everything they’re doing today and what they have done in the past. Sixteen years ago this morning, I was working in Washington, D.C. at the Department… Read more »

Vol XVII – #157 – Tuesday After Labor Day

  Looking across to Windsor, Canada, on Labor Day morning (top photo). The William G. Milliken State Harbor offers this view, punctuated by a barge heading downriver. By sunset, I was back home to join the crowd gathered at Good Harbor Beach/651 to watch the sun set in a “non-summer” point on the horizon. Detroit offered a whole host of… Read more »

Vol XVII – #143 – Meggen’s Monday – Eclipse Day

  The sunset mid-week last week caught the light through the Fresnel lens at the Cannery at Glen Haven. It’s this sort of alignment, with light shining through a transparent object at just the right angle, that brings to mind another alignment that many will seek to see on Monday: the solar eclipse. (Meggen is in the totality zone today,… Read more »

Vol XVII – #136 – Meggen’s Monday

One of the hidden gems in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is Tucker Lake. It’s a quiet place to paddle (no motors allowed), listen to the birds, see an occasional eagle or loon, and admire the numerous lilies. I’m also sharing a favorite of the Joy from this week.   

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