Our sailboat was one of the first in the water this year so we are dreaming of summer.Two steps forward, one step back:
Freeze, freeze, thou bitter sky, That does not bite so nigh As benefits forgot: Though thou the waters warp, Thy sting is not so sharp As friend remembered not. ~ Shakespearre, As You Like It
I took this 5 hours ago and my hands still ache.
Lake Michigan impacts our life in many ways. Lake Effect Snow is real and will figure large in future photos as it figures large in our daily life.
This tiny girl repeatedly bombed the sled run. She was fearless. To borrow a phrase from Margaret O’Brien as she exultantly played the youngest sister in Meet Me, In St. Louis, “I am the most horrible!!”
Mother and child at the bottom of the sled run. What can I say? They are awesome!
This evokes memories of my brothers; looking for a clear run through the woods, sending the youngest down first to scout out the bumps and stumps, suffering near blindness from flying snow and stinging tears followed by the sudden deceleration of landing in the creek below. It was a blast! How did we survive it?Continue reading “This Kid”
What do we do when the big lake is frozen and we can’t kayak? We had a sledding party in the dunes this past weekend and are planning another for next weekend.
Moving back to water has been a lifelong goal. We steadily searched for years to find the perfect fit of a quirky beach town. The word ‘beach’ evokes images of sandy toes and warm surf but to a true beach lover it can be more.
Between the “Artic Vortex” and vestiges of Christmas flu I haven’t been out to shoot the new ice forms. Please, enjoy this pastel winter sunset from February of 2013