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glow.

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closing out the day on glen lake

 

“in extraordinary times, the ordinary takes on a glow and wonder all its own.”

-mike a. lancaster

 

 

 

glen lake, empire, michigan, usa

summer 2020

return.

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and what could

possibly go wrong

or incredibly right

with 8 adults, 6 kids, 2 cats, 1 dog

and an occasional bear

all back in one place again

on beautiful glen lake?

“it’s well known that he who returns never left”
― pablo neruda

 

i rate enthusiasm even above professional skill. – edward appleton

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some of the grandies

upstairs

near the bunk-bed room

pajamas on

unwinding

 problem-solving

 still full of energy

after a long day

spent enjoying and exploring

the water and sand and gardens and lawn

way up north

on a warm and breezy

michigan night.

climbing up high, right into the sky.

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look at your feet. you are standing in the sky. 

when we think of the sky, we tend to look up,

but the sky actually begins at the earth.

~diane ackerman

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family climb at the sleeping bear dunes national lakeshore –  empire, michigan

“and at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy, and your eyes sparkling.” — shanti

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1470269_10152615497611694_1308576953840277441_n a windy day

at empire beach

on lake michigan

by sleeping bear dunes

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as i look forward to the return of the other three seasons and many more wonders

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 on the autumn beach on the shores of lake michigan,

with babies j and b

as the sleeping bear dunes take in the view with us

“There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.” Walt Streightiff