Fair skies ruled the early morning dawn and as the sun began to rise, the clouds started to move in. The result being a sunrise with a great ball of fire. Around noon, drizzle and then rain began to fall. What kind of day was it?… An October day.
The leaves should be turning soon and maybe by next weekend the leaf peepers will have something to peep at. Below, the museum is showing progress with it’s new addition.
The day began in Fishtown before the clouds moved out and the sun returned, the only sounds were the chug of the tug. Fishtown is a special place in the early morning. The only shops open are the Cheese Shanty and Carlson’s Fish.
Clouds are still providing a classic gray cover here. It’s the season for watching ducks at the Narrows, having pumpkin spice coffee, and staying in touch.
In spite of the clouds over paradise, there was a lot of picture takers in Fishtown this early afternoon. I was taking pictures of people taking pictures of people taking pictures. And of course there are a lot of selfies. Cellphone cameras have taken over the picture taking media. Still, if you want to take a picture like the one… Read more »
Our family gathered together to say farewell to Jack and Therese Larson who were laid to rest together today after a long separation, may they rest in peace.
On a clear day you can see forever. It’s a time when you don’t have to explain why you call Big Blue… Big Blue. And of course… a breath of fresh air. Actually, we get a lot of fresh air here, but on a day like today, it’s really fresh and really clear and you can see forever.
Leelanau Books has just stocked a new book that the families who were witness to the August 2nd storm that hit the county should have. The 108 pages cover First Sightings, Leelanau County, Traverse City & Old Mission Peninsula and Points East. The photography was contributed by Northwest Michigan residents and visitors. Oh, and by the way, in the upper right corner on… Read more »
Jacket weather this beautiful Fall morning with a crisp blue sky and dynamic clouds. At this stage of my life, Fishtown has become my destination every day and the pictures I take have become repetitive. What you really get are the visual weather changes. My ability to walk to the beach has become somewhat difficult as Post Polio Syndrome has taken it’s… Read more »
The morning began on the cool side with a north wind and a lively surf. I watched as the lonely surfer waited for a big one to ride to shore and as I started to leave, found one. By early afternoon, as forecasted, the sky began to clear.