Closing out the Summer

Untitled, photo by Jim Sorbie Summer 2014 – get it before it’s gone! View Jim’s photo of a sunset paddleboarder on Lake Michigan near Empire background bigtacular and see more in his Leelanau Scenes slideshow! More sunsets and more summer wallpaper on Michigan in Pictures!

The Lake in Winter

DSC_0136, photo by jsorbieus. It changes every day, every hour. It is a thousand lakes, changing faces with every shift in wind and light – flurried by offshore wind, whitecapped in squalls, colored flannel gray or pearl-white or stormy black beneath the winter clouds, a dozen blues when the sky is blue. ~Jerry Dennis on…

Real Michigan Maple Syrup: Step One

110314_4339A, photo by jsorbieus. One of the signs of spring in Michigan is when you see buckets on the maple trees. Jim writes that the first step to a delicious breakfast is real michigan maple syrup! Check it out bigger than a bucket and see more shots in his Syrup Slideshow! For more about how…

Fall at Ransom Lake Natural Area

PA223507A, photo by jsorbieus. As the leaves start to turn in Michigan, I see a steady uptick in the number of people who come to Michigan in Pictures after searching for “Fall” or “Autumn” or “Fall Wallpaper“.For all of you color seekers, I’m sending photo of early fall color from years past at Ransom Lake…

Autumn in Alberta, Michigan

DSC_6567, photo by jsorbieus. Jim took this photo in Alberta, Michigan, an unincorporated community in L’Anse Township of Baraga County: The community was originally founded in 1936 after Henry Ford declared the banks of the Plumbago Creek to be an ideal spot for a sawmill. Ford named the town “Alberta” after the daughter of one…

Fall Color Tours: The Keweenaw Peninsula (Houghton, Eagle River, Copper Harbor)

Quincy Hill in Fall Colors 5, photo by KaylynStar Kaylyn has a number of colorful photos of Quincy Hill in the fall. As the northernmost point of Michigan, the Keweenaw Peninsula would probably have been the logical place to start color touring Michigan rather than where we did start (Western UP – Ironwood, Silver City,…