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Earth Day of Torch Lake
Last month we celebrated Earth Hour… On March 29th, individuals, cities, & corporations were encouraged to turn off non-essential lights & appliances for an hour. It was impressive to see some of the pictures of the great architectural sites of the world without their lights! … Continue reading
Posted in Turquoise Life Tagged alden MI, Earth Day, Environment, Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, Grass River Natural Area, nature, Northern Michigan, photography, The Loon Network, Three Lake Association, Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, Torch Lake, Torch Lake Protection Alliance Leave a comment
A Walk in th Snowy Woods
Its winter… & I’m going for a walk in the snowy woods. You come too. We’ll wear keep-your-head-warm hats, hand-clapping-mittens, & snow-stomping-boots. We’ll see trees without leaves, maple, oak, birch, & beech. Their trunks & branches standing tall in … Continue reading
Posted in Just Down the Road Tagged alden MI, hot chocolate, nature, Northern Michigan, photography, Poetry, snow, Torch Lake, walking in the woods, warm mittens, winter 2 Comments
Torch Lake Ice Extravaganza???
Feeling the post-holiday blues? Worried about winter doldrums? I’m thinking we may have some work to do… The photos below are from the Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in China. A few hundred years ago, during the Qing Dynasty, local fishermen … Continue reading