Susie’s birthday trip to Chicago in early February included an early morning walk along the big lake.
Besides the obligatory photo of downtown, here are a couple of an old beach pavilion as well as an odd structure in Lincoln Park.
A sunrise paddle on White Lake in Muskegon County, Michigan.
The first paddle to Lake Michigan this year, plus a couple of pix from earlier in the week.
Growing out of a seawall at Lake Michigan on April 14, 2012
What seemed to be shaping up a clear sunny morning – at least before sunrise – turned out to be anything but. These are from before the thunderstorm.
This little darling was floating on her flower in the middle of White Lake. Rather than take her chances with passing fish and boats, she accepted a ride to shore on the deck of the kayak.
This was from a morning walk early in October. Needless to say, the sun’s appearance was very brief.
Last night’s, late night, highly spirited, high on spirits, discussion of politics in the new center our political universe, Chicago, was highly satisfactory. The early morning wake-up much less so.
A walk along Lake Michigan seemed to offer a slim chance of getting ahead of the looming headache. Grasping at that thread worked surprisingly well – and even yielded a lovely sunrise over Navy Pier.