Vol XVI – #258 – Meggen’s Monday

Report #5728 Photo: LR_12- 12-16


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6:00 am ~ 28° ~ Light Snow – Wind: North at 8 gusting to 15 mph ~ Humidity: 88%
Sunrise is at 8:12 am ~ Ave. Low is 22° ~ Record Low is  -8° (1989)

2:00 pm – 33° ~ Cloudy ~ Wind: W NW at 10 gusting to to 18 mph ~ Humidity:71%

Sunset is at 5:01  pm ~ Ave. High is 33° ~ Record High is 58° (1949) 

Waxing Gibbous ~ Pressure: 29.89 in ~ Dew Point: 25° ~ Visibility: 1 Miles
Daylight: 8 Hrs 49 Mns
Forecast for 12/13/16 – Cloudy – High: 22° – Low: 16°

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It’s still early in the winter, with the ground gradually freezing under foot. A short walk along Lake Michigan at the north end of Route 651 (still accessible with a truck) shows winter happening. If you pause long enough, you can almost detect the sound of snow touching the ground, or water forming into ice… a moment of beautiful stillness.     


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John Frank
John Frank
6 years ago

Meggen Watt and Bill Hahn — thank you both so very much for the images and thoughts.

Judy in Grand Blanc
Judy in Grand Blanc
6 years ago

Thank you Mr. Hahn, always enjoy what you have to say! Great pictures Meggen!

Bill Hahn, down south near Chelsea

Yesterday was a day to stoke the fire and sip a favorite beverage while watching the snow flakes slowly fall to whatever was below them–tops of birdfeeders, clotheslines, rose canes, whatever was below. I and my spouse made a comment now and then and together we prepared a simple supper with three candles of our Advent Wreath spilling yellow light over the kitchen table. Yesterday was Gaudete Sunday–Rejoice! The memory of the great moment is soon to occur. I hope the following New Year will usher in a year of peace and prosperity which we all badly need after this… Read more »

Dick, in Rankin
6 years ago

Thank you, Bill Hahn, for your words & thoughts.

Bill Hahn, down south near Chelsea

“A moment of beautiful stillness.” How well Meggan’s words and skills capture the uniqueness of winter. Thank you so very much. All Blessings To All.

Dick, in Rankin
6 years ago


Even Biscuit stops to admire the scenery.