frozen in motion: Michigan Winter Wallpaper Page

frozen in motion, photo by Where’s Walden?. This is part of Megan’s excellent Michigan Meanderings set (slideshow) and you can see some other sweet photos of ice she’s taken. The blizzard howling out my window says to me that it’s time to shovel out the Michigan Winter Wallpaper page!

Michigan Holly or Winterberry

Holly, photo by Third Son How like the holly in deep winter time How like the star in the dark night shine How like a path on the snow driven plain How like the candle — how like the flame How like the winter that promises spring How like the carol we sing. ~Joel Mabus … Continue reading Michigan Holly or Winterberry

Beating the Winter Blahs at Elizabeth Park

Untitled, photo by mballen89 Several of my friends shared this very appropriate article today about how Norwegians in the far north of the country deal with the dark and cold of winter: First, Norwegians celebrate the things one can only do in winter. “People couldn’t wait for the ski season to start,” says Leibowitz. Getting … Continue reading Beating the Winter Blahs at Elizabeth Park

We interrupt this winter…

Pure Relaxation, photo by Jessie Eileen We interrupt this winter to bring you a special announcement from summer: “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” ~John Steinbeck View Jessie’s photo of Miner’s Beach at the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore background big and see more in her dreamy … Continue reading We interrupt this winter…

The road to winter is short

Juxtaposition, photo by HLHigham “Autumn is the greatest reminder: It reminds us how dreamlike beauties our earth has and it reminds us how all these beautiful dreams can easily vanish!” ~Mehmet Murat ildan Michigan has already seen its first snows of the winter, and we all know it won’t be long before that dusting of … Continue reading The road to winter is short

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 … Continue reading The Lake in Winter

Get Ready for a Cold Winter, Michigan

Untitled, photo by Anapko. “Harsh, brutal, snowy and cold. What other adjectives can I use?” meteorologist Henry Margusity I’ve been sitting on this Detroit News feature that says Old Man Winter will pack a wallop in Michigan this year. The Farmers Almanac winter outlook for the upper Midwest says: Winter will be colder than … Continue reading Get Ready for a Cold Winter, Michigan