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perfect face.

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full moon rising and floating

on grand traverse bay

 

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“the moon was but a chin of gold a day or two ago,

and now she turns her perfect face upon the world below.”-

-emily dickinson

 

 

traverse bay, traverse city, michigan, usa

september 2022

no point in hurrying.

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a walk in the woods, northern michigan style, in the new spring
“there is no point in hurrying because you are not actually going anywhere.
however far or long you plod, you are always in the same place: in the woods.”
-Bill Bryson, A Walk in the Woods

bear.

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while visiting my niece’s school

in the beautiful woods of northern michigan

i realized that it wouldn’t be

a real end of their school year goodbye

without a bear to see them off.

 

 

“but of course, it isn’t really good-bye, because the forest will always be there…

and anybody who is friendly with bears can find it.”

-a.a. milne

 

 

 

 

 

pathfinder school, traverse city, michigan, usa

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

floor candy!

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an exciting and  cost-effective option

offered up to

the adventurous sweets eaters of the world

inside the dam candy store

“all the candy corn that was ever made was made in 1911.”

-lewis black

 

dam candy store, fishtown, leland, michigan, u.s.a. – July 2019

summer begins.

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summer begins

up north

with joyful grandie

up late

catching the sunset

in his net. 

 

“summertime is a period for youthful explorations,

a joyful time when we learn lessons

without grand expectations or harsh consequences.” 

-kilroy j. oldster

 

 

sleeping bear dunes national lakeshore, glen lake, empire, michigan, usa