Hi friends, I’ve been unplugged for a couple of weeks. Its good to be back! I’ve got photos to share with you.
I’ve shown you photos of the same place so many times, but it never gets old to me. I always find something new.
Or in this case, an awesome photo of my old dog, Marlo venturing out on the rocks in the Bersaw:
Greenery has replaced the receding waters and the sandy beach in this area:
Looking out the front door:
Magical place in the woods:
I love wide open spaces:
Do you see that long runner in the center of the photo below ? That is from the common reed, phragmite. I have seen these snake-like runners on the beach for 30 years. But now “they” are saying there is a non-native, invasive species overtaking our beaches and crowding out the cattails. In our county, volunteers are on a search and destroy mission. I do not know the difference between the native and the invasive varieties….
The colors of August on Lake Michigan:
This is one of my favorite beach plants…. a type of sedum, whose nickname/folkname is “Welcome home husband, be thee ever so drunk”! Yes, that is why its my favorite plant. I must research that and find how it ever got that name…..
Root beer water from the Bersaw:
Just being on the beach and in the woods is relaxing, rejuvenating and …..
Next post will feature the peoples and dogs of the U.P. getaway.