Vol XV #197 – A Summer Day in October

  Today was as middle of summer as you could get. A top down day with parking spaces at a premium.  Lots of folks in Fishtown.  A real keeper, but… this mornings weather forecast (Weather Channel) claims that snow will fall east of Grand Traverse Bay excluding Leelanau County 7 or 8 days from now as well as the upper… Read more »

Vol XV #195 – A Beautiful Morning to Go Surfing in the Land of Delight

A brisk wind out of the Northwest was just right for about 10 surfers just after sunrise.  I waited for near 15 minutes for someone to ride a wave and decided to leave.  I was checking out Facebook when a couple of surfers stood up and I captured the moment with my IPhone.  The telephoto was taken with my Nikon…. Read more »

Vol XV #192 – Up In the Morning… Out On the Job

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.  

Vol XV #190 – A Cloudy Leland Fishtown Day

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 »

Vol XV #188 – The Color of October On a Really Clear Day

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.