Tag Archives: Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan, last Saturday in October

I drove up Lake Drive to meet friends for lunch at the City Market in Whitefish Bay on this beautiful, sunny day. All along the route trees were at their absolute peak of color, just an overwhelming display of gloriously … Continue reading

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Fog rolling in off Lake Michigan

A foggy start to the day in Milwaukee yesterday morning. Looking east up State Street from the Grohmann Museum.

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Misty Lake Michigan and S/V Denis Sullivan

Although Lake Michigan in this photo looks similar to a photo in a post about two months ago, the two days couldn’t have been more different. Whereas that photo (below) was snapped on a cool, blustery day (complete with a cargo ship … Continue reading

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Lake Michigan, on a blustery end-of-May day

I had lunch today with my writing group at one member’s residence on Prospect Avenue overlooking Lake Michigan. In January I took a photo from the bluff, braving bitterly cold wind without gloves for the few seconds it took to snap … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Grayscale

I noticed this bird atop a light pole as I left campus tonight. Downtown Milwaukee has been partially shrouded by mist/fog today, most likely caused by the difference between air and Lake Michigan temperatures.  Away from the lake it was warm and sunny. Below … Continue reading

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Lake Michigan, January

An old friend lives on Prospect Avenue, high on the bluffs overlooking Milwaukee’s lakefront.  I visited her today with another friend.  The day was gray, frigid and quite breezy.  But I pulled off my gloves and braved the wind—only for a minute—to … Continue reading

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Colectivo Lakefront Café

What a beautiful afternoon in Milwaukee today!  Perfect weather for coffee at Colectivo’s Lakefront Café with two of my favorite MSOE colleagues, Jim and Jan.  These colorful chairs and rain barrel were right next to our outdoor table. After hearing Jim talk … Continue reading

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Securely anchored

I have no idea what is going on with these ropes.  Probably something to do with window washing.  But don’t you immediately begin to imagine they might serve a more fanciful purpose?  Like securely anchoring the building so it doesn’t float … Continue reading

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