So Much Ice

Another example of the effects of wind driven waves leaving ice high up on the rocks along Lake Superior. The ice reaches nearly 100 feet above the waterline. This is from Split Rock State Park along the Minnesota’s north shore.

Welcome to the Future

2020…it sounds very futuristic.  In many ways, compared to what I’ve grown up with, it is the future, just not quite the one I was expecting.  I raised myself on a steady diet of science fiction books and films, so I thought I would have a flying car by now.  Sure, we have computers for home use that are amazing, smart phones, smart watches and even Artificial Intelligence, but where is my flying car?  We can video chat with anyone around the world, we can travel long distances in short amounts of time, (if you don’t count going through security) but no flying car!
Oh well, here’s to the future as it is and a toast to what the future will look like for us photographers.  And leading off the new year, here’s an image that caught my attention while hiking along the rocky beach in Split Rock State Park in northern Minnesota.

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I’m guessing that the log was flipped by wave action which reoriented the icicles.

Simple Pleasures

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Although I was enjoying being near Lake Superior and Split Rock Lighthouse, this single pussy willow bush caught my attention.

Back To The Lake

While keeping you distracted for the last two weeks I’ve had time to create some new work.  On November 10th, Split Rock Lighthouse was lit to commemorate the 43rd  anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Superior, plus remembering all the lives lost on the lake over the years.  As part of the ceremony the light is lit for a few hours in the evening.

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