Thursday, September 8, 2016

Everything is Grand in Michigan!

First off I must apologize I have not had the time to make a blog and visit blogs so my next chance at internet I promise to visit your blogs. I need to try and catch up as time has really gotten away.  MY visit with Uncle Frank was short but I was to see him again as they invited me to come crash a Party they have each year up in St Ignace Michigan, I just happen to be going that direction! I had made one reservation in Grand Haven Beach!  CROWDED its like slots on a parking lot..but I fit right in!


....the beach was full of lots of people doing all kinds of things I loved this kite!


OF course I forgot Labor Day was closing in on me, so the crowds began to get thick and it got cold!!


there is this catwalk out to the Lighthouse...they are in the process of revamping and saving this light house...they are removing the metal catwalk that was used to reach the LH when the waves come over the concrete barrier

 

It's barn red! Really looks great against a blue sky..



A caspian tern 

here you can see how the catwalk is being removed 


we had a lovely walk around, then a cold night and off early the next morning...


here is the barge in the Grand River working on the restoration of the LH. 


My next stop is Tahquamenon Falls State Park near Paradise MI




PEACE
Eleanor Roosevelt: You must do the thing you think you can not.

12 comments:

  1. You sure are on the move. Love the lighthouse and all the pictures of course. And the bird with the black toupee hahaha. Your not missing much on my blog so I won't hold it against you. Cold weather? what is that? Stay safe and warm

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    1. ha ha..the black toupee love that analogy!

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  2. Oh, my goodness, some of your pictures could grace a calendar! Stay safe! XO

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    1. You should see my the scrap bin of the "didnt make the cut" photos..lol.

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  3. Love the lighthouse and the echoing pop of red on the tern's beak -- what a great place. (Bill would be watching how the workers were saving the lighthouse while I bird watched -- we'd both be ecstatic.) Visit when you can, even if its after you get back home -- and don't worry, I'd definitely rather read about where you are in your travels than have you waste your limited internet time commenting on mine.

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    1. I always enjoy reading your blog its inspiring to me! Yes this place had lots going for it.

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  4. Ooh that lighthouse catwalk looks very cool (as does Casey in his coat). Love the kite too. Don't worry about visiting my blog as I retired last week! I'll keep on doing flickr but I've run out of steam on the blog front.

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    1. NO...I will miss your blog way too much you have a wonderful wit that I look forward to and not to mention the awesome photos and wildlife!!

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  5. Some beautiful pictures there Sondra.
    I've never left these shores, so it's good to see other parts of the world through peoples eyes.
    Safe travels.

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    1. You have plenty to share with your wonderful photos Keith and Whisky too of course!

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  6. Gosh, you're zooming! Love the sunrise lighthouse picture. I would have slept though it. ;-D

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  7. Gosh, you're zooming! Love the sunrise lighthouse picture. I would have slept though it. ;-D

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