Report by Jim These are shots from Sunday on the way up. Holland and the Big Red Lighthouse in the fog and surrounded by lake ice. Later, Grand Haven Lighthouse and port side beacon light. Thes are the first lighthouses I’ve been able to visit during the Winter and it was quite a thrill, if not hazardous walking.
Years ago, on days like today, we would huddle inside and practice tying knots like the bowline and clove hitch, rather than try to sail while being pelted by raindrops. It’s still an extraordinary place on rainy mornings: when staring out across Lake Michigan, the Manitou islands and even nearby points seem to disappear into the clouds, only to… Read more »