Exposure.Detroit opening: all the cool duckies will be there

Rubber-Duckies, photo by nichpr This photo is part of Paul’s Artful set (slideshow). It’s also part of my developing collection of Michigan duck-related phoptography, but the less said about that, the better! The Exposure.Detroit May Exhibit Opening Party takes place this Friday (May 16) from 7pm – 10pm at the Bean & Leaf Cafe in … Continue reading Exposure.Detroit opening: all the cool duckies will be there

Happy Mother’s Day, Michigan Mommas

Mother and her ducklings, photo by Brent Looyenga A very happy Mother’s Day to all the hardworking Michigan mommas out there! View Brent’s photo background bigtacular and see more in his Misc slideshow. PS: I guess this qualifies as another entry in the ever-expanding Michigan in Pictures Duckie Project.

Lady ducks, take notice (of the Mallard)

Lady ducks take notice, photo by R.J.E. It’s been too long since I’ve added to the Michigan in Pictures Duckie Gallery. The All about Birds entry for Mallard Anas platyrhynchos explains: Mallards are large ducks with hefty bodies, rounded heads, and wide, flat bills. Like many “dabbling ducks” the body is long and the tail rides … Continue reading Lady ducks, take notice (of the Mallard)

God’s Duck

SQUASH DUCK, photo by marsha*morningstar Here’s the latest in the always popular Michigan in Pictures Duckie Series. Marsha writes: Seriously, untouched—-exactly how it grew and the markings are natural…just a little saturation of color and edging but this is really Gods duck. See it bigger and in Marsha’s slideshow.

Bringing in the Blueberries

Ann Arbor Farmers Market, photo by Vasenka Blueberries have arrived at the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market.  Not sure if they’re local or not – anybody know? You can read a lot more about Michigan blueberries at Absolute Michigan. If duckies are your thing, view the complete Duckie collection at Michigan in Pictures. Check this out background big … Continue reading Bringing in the Blueberries

Chillin’

Chillin’, photo by docksidepress. It’s been a long time since I added to the Michigan in Pictures Duckie Project. It’s been so hot that I think I want to join that little guy in the pool! View this background bigtacular or in Matt’s August ’10 Grand Rapids slideshow. Hope you’re finding ways to chill – … Continue reading Chillin’

Hooded Merganser Party

Hooded Merganser Party, photo by Adore707. While these birds are partying*, you probably won’t have to shout at them to keep it down. The All About Birds entry for Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) says that they are silent except in courtship when male gives a deep rolling frog-like sound. Their wings do produce a loud … Continue reading Hooded Merganser Party