Wandering Wednesday: Cullen Park Trail

In my quest to continue hiking areas around Lake Eerie i happened to stumble upon this cool gem of an area located in the city of Toledo Ohio. The trail offers some pretty amazing views of the Maumee Bay. Maumee Bay eventually feeds Lake Eerie to the North East. Cullen Park has a public boatContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Cullen Park Trail”

Wandering Wednesday: Red Oaks Nature Center

This week’s excursion to the great outdoors takes me to a small park in the city of Madison Heights Michigan. The Redwood Oaks Nature Center occupies about 37 acres of land and its hiking trail is pretty much paved but if you like walks through the woods then I would recommended scoping this place outContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Red Oaks Nature Center”

Wandering Wednesday: Hiking Excursion on the Blue Heron Lagoon Trail

The Blue Heron Lagoon Trail is a hiking trail located on Belle Isle State Park in Detroit Michigan. The trail is about 2.2 Miles or 3.54 Km in length. The trail loops or at least it does on google maps but more on that later. Finding the trailhead can be a bit difficult as itContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Hiking Excursion on the Blue Heron Lagoon Trail”

Day Lily

This particular day lily was captured at Wolcott Mill Metro Park back in July 2021. Fun fact: day lilies are used in Chinese cuisine and are used in dishes such as hot and sour soup, daylily soup, Buddha’s delight and moo shu pork. I’m actually curious as to how these taste so maybe on myContinue reading “Day Lily”

Mushroom Madness: Dryads Saddle

A fairly common mushroom . The name Dryad Saddle comes from Greek mythology, it was said that Dryads, or tree nymphs’ would travel by riding on the backs of these mushroom’s. Dryad Saddles are sometimes called pheasant back mushrooms due to the how the coloring of the cap looks similar to that of a pheasant.Continue reading “Mushroom Madness: Dryads Saddle”

Hiking Excursions at Port Crescent State Park

Author’s Note: The photos featured in this post were captured in the beginning of April 2021. When I was a teenager I recall passing through Port Huron on a road trip with some friends into Canada. I never explored any of the area or any of it’s parks or hiking trails. So i was prettyContinue reading “Hiking Excursions at Port Crescent State Park”

The Random Animals of Belle Isle

Some of the critters that i found while roaming Belle Isle over the weekend. I must have spent a solid five minutes trying to capture a good shot of this ground hog. He kept sticking his head back into the grass. Don’t you just hate it when your model doesn’t wish to cooperate with you?Continue reading “The Random Animals of Belle Isle”

The Lone Swan

Fun fact: Swans often mate for life but there have been documented cases of swan “divorce.” I feel Swan Divorce Court ought to be a Netflix original series. I’d watch wouldn’t you? I’m not sure how old this particular swan is but every time i encounter it, it seems to be by itself. Makes youContinue reading “The Lone Swan”