Red Beacon in a Sea of Ice

The lighthouse at Grand Haven.  This is a variation on two subjects: the lighthouse and the moon, which you’ll see in both photos.

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WPC: When Driftwood Is Not Just Driftwood

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Variations on a theme.

Some Lizards Love Winter

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Spotted this little reptile on a trip to Cincinnati, getting what warmth he could from a sun-filled day.

The Frozen Path Forward

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Taken on a zero-degree day in December.  This trail runs along the banks of the Grand River in Grand Rapids, MI.  It links to a network of trail systems that extend hundreds of miles to almost every corner of the state.

City Lights-Cincinnati

Blades

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The Silence of Winter in Michigan

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A peaceful stretch of the Grand River, partially frozen over, with only the sound of the occasional snowflake to break the silence.

Wild Lake Michigan

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A Limb Hanging Out

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I think this one fits the theme of the weekly photo challenge: weathered.  This tree is enormous–towering and sprawling over the Grand River.  It has appeared in other photos I’ve posted on here (and at least one more still to come soon).  That it has survived as long as it has, through however many dozens of winters, is extraordinary to me, especially considering the appearance of many of the trees around it–bent, fallen, and windblown.  None as majestic as this one.

Bridge Over Frigid Waters

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