This week my journey to the greener parts of Michigan brought me to a small 96 acre park known as Firefighters Park located in Troy Michigan. Since 1991, trees that are planted at this park are used to memorialize firefighters who gave their lives in the line of duty hence the name Firefighters Park. YetContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Firefighters Park”
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Photo Art Friday: Tree Top Kaleidoscope #7
As I have said before and will no doubt say again, nature makes the best art. How many more weeks until things are green again? Too long if you ask me. The waiting is always the hardest part. Oh well… I hope you are have a fantastic Friday! Other Kaleidoscopes
Wandering Wednesday: Woodland Hills Nature Park
I was going to make the attempt to visit over the course of the weekend. However, due to personal obligations and other prior engagements, I delayed my visit to Woodland Hills Nature park. I figured i could try to scope out the park on Monday but the weather was calling for a nasty snow sleetContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Woodland Hills Nature Park”
Wandering Wednesday: Habitat Island
My quest to seek out the greener areas of Michigan takes us to Habitat Island located in Maheras-Gentry Park in Detroit Michigan. This hiking area is also called the Conner Creek Greenway and is rather small totaling about a mile in length, but offers some premium views of the Detroit River and parts of LakeContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Habitat Island”
Photo Art Friday: Tree Top Kaleidoscope #6
They say nature makes the best art.
Monochrome Monday: Monochrome Forest
The original photo was taken in the Barton Nature Area Trail in Ann Arbor Michigan in May 2021.
Wandering Wednesday: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake Shore
Seldom I travel to the west side of my home state. This is more out of practical reasons than anything as you may or may not be aware of is how vast the state of Michigan is, in order to reach my destination which was the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Shoreline in Empire Michigan, IContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lake Shore”
Monochrome Monday: Exhibit Bee
Dear Buzz Buzz, How I too wish I could sleep on a flower all day after wandering around outside. But a bee’s work is never done. Tomorrow I go back to that “day job” to resume my role as a worker bee. With luck I’ll avoid the spider.
Wandering Wednesday: The Rustic Inwood Trails of Stony Creek
This week the location I traveled to is the Inwood Trails which are apart of Stony Creek Metroparks. This section of trails is located in Washington Township Michigan. The Inwood Rustic Trails are one of the many trails you can explore while visiting Stony Creek Metropark. Some would say that this area of the parkContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: The Rustic Inwood Trails of Stony Creek”
Wandering Wednesday: Return to the “Secret” Nature Study Area
It’s been a couple of years since I have stepped foot on Macomb Community College’s not so secret Nature Study area that is maintained by the biology department. Since my last visits they have repainted the sign at the beginning of the trail head. You can park rather close to the trail head to althoughContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Return to the “Secret” Nature Study Area”