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Happy Earth Day!

Today’s Earth Day dawned rather wet. It rained so that I was afraid that the earth might drown, but by noon it stopped and we soon headed over to Forest Park and the annual Earth Day festival. 246 more words


Backpacking Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Almost

I have been interested in backpacking for a very long time. Ever since I was a kid and my family road-tripped the western USA, I have been in love with outdoor adventure. 1,377 more words


Big Waves at Split Rock

As we finished hiking the Split Rock River Loop Trail we could see some big waves down by the lake. We drove down for a closer look and did find some big waves crashing into the shore.


Rock Water Self

Outside the lake home window I watch the water meet the rock. The water swirls around it. It sweeps on top of it. At times, it crashes right into it and whatever the water does, the rock remains strong, still, stable, unmoved. 141 more words



Everyone needs a crazy friend that’ll sit with you in the cold wind and watch the waves crash too close to your feet, right?!

I offer you “Pals Watching Lake Superior”, a 16″ X 20″ palette knife oil painting. 36 more words


A Blaze of Green at Pictured Rocks

Untitled, photo by Steve Nowakowski

It’s hard to convey the unique beauty of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in a single photo, but the stunning green of this picture really triggered memories for me of some of my best and brightest days in one of Michigan’s crown jewels. 50 more words