22 4 / 2014

21 4 / 2014

A view of last evening’s Northern Lights and meteor activity over Lake Superior. I missed the peak of the auroras but the beautiful starry night and zipping meteors from the Lyrids made it still a great night to be out. Marquette, MI 4/20/14.

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17 4 / 2014

Nothing like an April snow. Current weather outside. #upperpeninsula #michigan #puremichigan #snow #twc #crazyweather

13 4 / 2014

The first Great Lakes freighters arrived in Marquette, MI during the overnight which is quite the challenge this year. (Almost a full month behind schedule.) In parts of Lake Superior, the ice is 2-3 ft. deep and the U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards are working steady to break ice channels for the ships. It’s pretty amazing for being the mid of April and having these tough conditions. The winter many will not forget.

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12 4 / 2014

With spring underway in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, mighty Lake Superior is starting to break up. As the wind blows, the massive ice chunks to start to pile up and create these massive ice mountains. Marquette, MI - 4/11/14

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05 4 / 2014

Today’s morning exercise and our current snow depth. It’s been quite the extended winter. #upperpeninsula #michigan #snow #15milessouthofmarquette #puremichigan

Today’s morning exercise and our current snow depth. It’s been quite the extended winter. #upperpeninsula #michigan #snow #15milessouthofmarquette #puremichigan

02 4 / 2014

Who’s ready for summer and exploring the Pictured Rocks shoreline in Munising, MI? #puremichigan #picturedrocks #lakesuperior #summer #upperpeninsula #munising #hiking #nikon #d7000

Who’s ready for summer and exploring the Pictured Rocks shoreline in Munising, MI? #puremichigan #picturedrocks #lakesuperior #summer #upperpeninsula #munising #hiking #nikon #d7000

30 3 / 2014

Urban ice caves. Marquette, MI #icecaves #michigan #upperpeninsula #puremichigan #ice #streetart

Urban ice caves. Marquette, MI #icecaves #michigan #upperpeninsula #puremichigan #ice #streetart

23 3 / 2014

Here’s a few shots from my Saturday visit to Bond Falls in the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Fresh snow overnight and temps. near 15 degrees made it feel like January rather than the end of March. To me, the conditions were perfect with random snow flurries and breaks in the clouds to create some dramatic scenery. There are many parts to these falls which make it really fun to view and photograph. The waterfall area is a Michigan DNR Scenic Site and can be visited through out the seasons. Paulding, Michigan - 3/22/14

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22 3 / 2014

Working along the river. #michigan  #upperpeninsula #puremichigan #nikon #d7000 #enjoyingwinter

Working along the river. #michigan #upperpeninsula #puremichigan #nikon #d7000 #enjoyingwinter