Tulip Time 1953 Edition Holland’s annual Tulip Time Festival starts this Saturday and runs May 7-15, 2022. Tulip Time is the oldest tulip festival in North America that started in in 1929 when the City of Holland planted its first crop of 100,000 tulips, and it has continued to grow with national entertainment acts and … Continue reading #TBT Time for Tulip Time in Holland
Looking down from old fort, Mackinac Island, Mich by Detroit Publishing Co This cool old photo from the Library of Congress shows ships at dock on Mackinac Island, including the black hulled steamer Juniata. Head over to the LOC for a lot more from Mackinac.
Winter morning on Agate Beach by Gary McCormick Here’s a special Science Term Throwback Thursday from January 14th 8 years ago! Ernest W. Marshall talks about a common winter feature along considerable stretches of Great Lakes shorelines, the Icefoot, a narrow fringe of ice attached to the coast: Air and water temperatures must be sufficiently low … Continue reading #TBT: Walking with the Icefoot on Agate Beach
Paw Paw, MI by Jeff Lamb My friend Jeff passed away 10 years ago but I’ve never forgotten him or his unique view of photography & the world. He took this photo of a barn on Red Arrow Highway near Paw Paw in southwest Michigan way back in September of 2006 & I figured a … Continue reading #TBT Paw Paw Barn
Eclipse June 10, 2021 by Rod Burdick Sure it’s a little early for a “Throwback Thursday” pic, but I had to share this shot from last week’s eclipse over the foggy St. Clair River. Head over to Rod’s Flickr for many more shots of the St. Clair River & Great Lakes marine subjects!
Hepatica by d charvat Here’s a Throwback Thursday from way back in April of 2011. Wikipedia says that Hepatica was named for its leaves, which, like the human liver (Greek hepar), have three lobes. It was once used as a medicinal herb. Owing to the doctrine of signatures, the plant was thought an effective treatment for liver disorders. … Continue reading #TBT Hepatica
Elberta Beach During the Hang Gliding Heydays Here’s a post I shared way back in November of 2010. Apologies to all of you with photographic memories! ;) Jim shared: Not a lot of beach that year (and the water was high), so there was not a lot of room to land! Then you had to … Continue reading TBT: Elberta Beach Hang Gliding Heydays
Daisy June by Andrew McFarlane For a #ThrowbackThursday, how about this pic I took 14 years ago on the Leelanau Peninsula? More in my Leelanau photo gallery on Flickr!
Green Hornet by Steve Oh yeah. Here’s a throwback Thursday from way back in 2006! See more in Steve’s Film Scans album.
A Blue Like No Other by Jamie MacDonald Here’s a Throwback Thursday from April of 2009 in honor of Spring, which I hear is still happening. The resource on the initial post is no longer online, so I dug up this post from The Spruce explaining why robin eggs are blue: The color of an … Continue reading #TBT A Blue Like No Other: Why are robin eggs blue?